Random freezing from Snow Leopard? Insert-Hang-Detected?

Is your Macintosh hanging up ocassionally with the Beach Ball of Doom?  Check your console.log….  And see if you see this: Sep 11 18:03:00 Perseus kernel[0]: Sep 11 18:03:01: — last message repeated 1 time — Sep 11 18:03:01 Perseus Safari254: INSERT-HANG-DETECTED: Tx time:21.280277, # of Inserts: 1, # of bytes written: 157639, Did shrink: […]

Mac OS X installed on Intel’s Sandy Bridge

Good news, everybody—you don’t have to wait for Apple to approve Intel’s new Sandy Bridge processors before you can run Mac OS X on the new CPUs. Intel’s Sandy Bridge CPUs and chipsets are barely out of the gate, but that hasn’t stopped some users from installing Mac OS X Snow Leopard on the new Sandy […]

Apple Digital Camera RAW update v3.5

Apple today released another Digital Camera RAW Compatibility update. Version 3.5 provides RAW format compatibility for imaging applications like Aperture and iPhoto for these new cameras: Canon PowerShot G12 Leica D-Lux 5 Leica V-Lux 2 Nikon D7000 Nikon COOLPIX P7000 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 These cameras have been added to the list of digital camera RAW […]

Free Mac anti-virus – Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac

Sophos is now offering free copies of it’s anti-virus software, to Macintosh users… Technical Specifications are as follows: Mac with Intel or PowerPC processor 256 MB of memory 150 MB of available disk space Mac with OSX 10.4 (Tiger), 10.5 (Leopard) or 10.6 (Snow Leopard) Supports All Apple Mac hardware including iMac, MacBook, MacBook Pro […]

Steam Updates….

A New Steam update has hit the streets, included in it is full support for the Apple Snow Leopard Graphics update…  So, hopefully a nice burst in video speed… A Steam client update is now available. To apply the update, click the File menu inside of Steam and then select “Check for Steam Client Updates…”. […]

Apple Releases Fifth Build of Mac OS X 10.6.5 | World of Apple

Earlier this week Apple released to developers the fifth build of Mac OS X 10.6.5. The release comes just a couple of weeks after the previous release of Mac OS X 10.6.5. The current version of Mac OS X Snow Leopard was released in mid-June after just under two months of developer testing. Mac OS X 10.6.5 […]

Finder reporting -10004? What’s that?

Snow Leopard introduced significant changes in user permissions. That error is: -10004 A privilege violation occurred. Now in layman’s terms, what does that mean? It simply means that whatever user is attempting to write to the directory doesn’t have permission to do so.  In otherwords, let’s say that the computer has two users: Parents Account […]

Mac OS X 10.6.5 build 10H529 – World of Apple

According to World of Apple, Apple has released to developers the second build of Mac OS X 10.6.5. The release comes just five days after the first release of Mac OS X 10.6.5. Mac OS X 10.6.5 build 10H529 weighs in at 558MB for the delta update and contains six focus areas, no known issues […]