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Five-year-old flaw could affect Linux, Macs

Patches have been released for file-networking protocol software, Samba, revealing that the software, which is used extensively in Macs and Linux, has been subject to a critical vulnerability for five years.

April 10, 2012 by

Linux support for Macs still strong (as usual)

Recently I've had the pleasure of digging out a couple of old Mac computers to demonstrate to a few family members out of curiosity. I am definitely a believer in educating the next generation on computing of the past, and how we got from there to where we are today.

March 19, 2012 by

SourceAnywhere Client

SourceAnywhere is SQL server-based version control software with seamless integration with Visual Studio, Eclipse, and other IDEs,...

December 9, 2014 by Dynamsoft

Lovefilm drops Flash, kills Linux support

The UK online film provider Lovefilm is dropping Adobe's Flash as its delivery technology in favour of Microsoft's Silverlight.The move will mean no more Lovefilm access for those running Linux/Unix systems or older Macs that use PowerPC chips rather than Intel.

December 2, 2011 by

BUZZ Player HD

***** SALE OFF 75% TO 2014/12/07 *****BUZZ Player HD is a multimedia player supporting many audio and video codecs and file formats,...

December 2, 2014 by Vietnam Mobile Software Co., Ltd

The 'black screen of death': fact, fiction, or FUD?

Worried about the Black Screen of Death? Don't. Startup problems are not new to PC hardware and operating systems, and the phenomenon definitely isn't limited to the Windows operating system. Blank or black screens can strike Macs, Linux, and Windows. Fortunately, they're relatively rare. Here's what to look for and how to troubleshoot a black screen if you encounter one.

December 6, 2009 by

Is "market share" thinking "old school" thinking?

The tech industry spends a lot of time talking about market share. Whether it's hardware (iPod, iPhone, Macs ...) or software (Windows, Linux, Mac OS, browsers ...), we seems to want to read a lot into this particular metric. But is "market share" thinking "old school" thinking?

May 24, 2009 by

Macs, Linux to wait as ATO tenders e-tax

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) last week put the contract to maintain and develop its e-tax system out to market, with indications remaining that Mac OS X and Linux versions of the software are a ways off.

November 30, 2008 by

Adobe releases Flash Player 9 for the Intel Macs

Yesterday Adobe announced availability of Flash Player 9 for the Intel Macs. The main draw for Flash is its cross platform capabilities, and with a new player version lacking for both Linux and the new Intel Macs, that cross platform hadn't looked quite as solid as in days of old. But it's great to see the push to get it out, and now the team can focus on the Linux version.

August 11, 2006 by

Linux on the new Macs?

eWeek's Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols on the new Intel powered Macs: For XP users, the problem is that Apple uses Intel's EFI (extensible firmware interface) rather than a BIOS.

January 19, 2006 by

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