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Mac OS X 10.5.5 Combo updater, Security Update for 10.4 now available

If you've been a bad nervous Mac user, then chances are that you might not be running the latest updates. If so, you can download the Combo updater for Mac OS X 10.5.5 which includes all important patches up to this point, so you can remain up-to-date even if you skipped a couple of updates. If you...

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Mac 101: Search Wikipedia from your desktop

When Apple made the move from Tiger to Leopard, they decided to throw in more than a few features. One of those new features was the ability to search Wikipedia right from Dictionary. To start searching Wikipedia, just open Dictionary (located in /Applications). Next, click on the Wikipedia...

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Mac 101: Switching apps within Exposť

By now, everyone knows about the awesome power/productivity achieved by using Exposé. Well, here is one time saver that Apple built into OS X which you might not have known about. After you invoke Exposé by using either the Exposé key, F9, or F10, pressing the tab key will...

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Apple Security update 2008-005 released

Apple has just released a new security update for client and server users of Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) and 10.5 (Leopard). This Security update 2008-005 is "recommended for all users and improves the security of Mac OS X," and includes fixes for a dozen or so features in Mac OS X. This update fixes a...

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AirPort Extreme Update 2008-001 for Tiger

Today Apple released an AirPort Extreme Update for those Mac users running Mac OS X Tiger (version 10.4). Here's the information that Software Update gives us: This update is recommended for all Intel-based Macintosh computers running Tiger OS and improves the reliability of AirPort connections....

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Cocktail Tiger edition goes to 4.0.1, Leopard edition 4.0.2

Just in case you haven't yet upgraded to Leopard, but still love using Cocktail (that crazy mix of Unix functions for OS X), Maintain has released version 4.0.1 of their Tiger edition. They've fixed some compatibility problems with QuickTime, and added support for clearing font caches in Microsoft...

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Apple emails Boot Camp users

I used the original Boot Camp beta last year just to see it work. I applied the subsequent updates, but haven't tinkered with it since. Today, I received an email from Apple that reads, in part: "...With the introduction of Leopard, the Boot Camp Beta program has ended. The Boot Camp Beta software...

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OS X Tiger 10.4.11 now available

Fire up Software Update, Tiger users, Apple has just released 10.4.11 onto an eager world. This point update has a host of feature updates including: Safari 3 for Tiger (no longer in Beta) Additional RAW support for some camera models Support for Microsoft Presenter Mouse 8000 (I am sure...

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iMac Software Update 1.2.1 (Tiger) is available

Here's a rather specific update for iMac users running Tiger (specifically, 20-inch and 24-inch aluminum iMacs with 2.0, 2.4, or 2.8 GHz processors). According to Apple, Update 1.2.1 "...improves the performance and reliability of graphics-intensive games and applications and fixes an issue that...

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Widget Watch: DockDoctor lets you choose your Dock's dimensions

First we tweaked the app indicators, and then we tweaked the color, and now we've finally come all the way back in our Time Machine (oh yes, pun very intended) to two weeks ago. Innermind Media, the folks behind WidgetWizard, are probably a little angry at Leopard, considering all that Web Clip...

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Pirates Online goes live on Mac

I heard a few times that Disney's new casual MMO Pirates of the Caribbean Online went live yesterday, but MacWorld reminds us that it's out for both Windows and Mac. Metacritic doesn't have too many reviews up as of this writing, but our friends at Joystiq found it to be a fun, easy to get into...

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Apple sells 2 million copies of Leopard since Friday

I'm going to go out on a limb here and say that people seem to like Leopard. Apple today announced that they have sold two million copies of Leopard since it went on sale on this past Friday. That's an insane amount of sales (the number includes copies sold at retail outlets, online, with new Macs,...

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POLL: Cheetah, Puma, Jaguar, Panther, Tiger, Leopard, and...

Oh my. There's nothing we blog monkeys like more than casting our minds forward to the next greatest thing. Now that Leopard is about here and soon to be common place, what's next? What's Apple's codename for Mac OS X 10.6? You know it's already in development. So what do you TUAW readers think the...

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Mac 101: Enlarging Finder Previews

Leopard may be just around the corner but we're not ignoring you readers who aren't ready to upgrade. Here's a quick tip for those of you who plan on staying in Tiger land. Sometimes you want to view pictures by previewing them directly in Finder. To automatically view the largest possible preview,...

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Secure your Mac: Do as the Federales do

More security notes from the underground TUAW vault. Up until Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, you could see your tax dollars at work very readily, as the National Security Agency published OS-specific guidelines for hardening your OS X installation -- mostly commonsense items like "use strong passwords" and...

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