Mac OS X 10.6.5 Beta Build (10H525) – World of Apple

Apple has released to developers the first build of Mac OS X 10.6.5. The previous update to Mac OS X, 10.6.4 was released in mid-June, not long after Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference. Mac OS X 10.6.5 build 10H525 weighs in at 517MB for the delta update and contains just five focus areas, two known issues and […]

Portal Update Released

Valve has updated Portal.   The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The major changes include: Fixed screen “fuzziness” caused by color correction operation Fixed text not rendering in game if font Tahoma was disabled Fixed startup video not playing fullscreen Added optional -snd_openal command line parameter to force the […]

iStumbler 99

Well, there’s now a new version of iStumbler…  iStumbler 99. If your not aware of iStumbler, it is a wireless discovery tool, allowing you easy access to the signal strength, noise ratio, active channel, frequency, and other wireless information from one useful tool. iStumbler 99 Requires Mac OS 10.6.2 (Snow Leopard) or later. AirPort Plugin […]

Ease Screen Sharing in Snow Leopard

One method to help automate screen sharing with Mac OS X, was to create a vncloc alias for each system that you were connecting to.  In 10.6 this has been mostly automated. To find these shortcuts, navigate to your user’s Library -> Application Support folder, where you’ll find a folder named Screen Sharing. Inside that […]

Indigo Remote Log Viewer v1.54 released

Folks, Here’s the newest version of the Remote Log Viewer for Indigo. It fixes a issue that was exposed when running under a Snow Leopard OS. The current days log file would appear to have duplicate entries… This was only a cosmetic issue, and has been fixed. The download for the release is available here…[download […]

Snow Leopard Power Saving Modes

I recently upgraded from Mac OS X 10.4 to 10.6, and noticed that the power saving profiles have disappeared from the menu bar’s Battery Status menus. Luckily, this functionality is still accessible via the command line. Open Terminal and type the following command in order to set the profile to be used when using the […]

Apple brings OpenGl 3 into 10.6.3 Betas

After taking a brief holiday break, Apple managed to release the first developer beta of Mac OS X 10.6.3 last week. Among the 221 code changes, there appears to be some initial support for parts of the OpenGL 3.0 spec, though Apple will have a long way to go before Snow Leopard is OpenGL 3-ready. […]