Monthly Archives: March 2012

How to make the Dock in OS X Lion more responsive | How To – CNET

Handy article explaining how to make your dock appear more responsive by removing the delay to make your dock visible in OS X.

How to make the Dock in OS X Lion more responsive | How To – CNET.

Thanks CNET


Angry Birds Space Hits 20 million downloads

After its rocking first 3 days, Angry Birds Space hits 20 million downloads in its first week!

At this point it is not clear how many of these are actually paid or free, but that’s a really impressive number of downloads in a week!! Well done Rovio.


Spotify extends unlimited streaming

Spotify has extended it unlimited streaming for US customers indefinitely.


Six strikes and you’re screwed: What the upcoming piracy crackdown means for you

ISPs will be starting this new set of rules come July 1st.

Basically, you’ve got 6 attempts on illegal downloading and copyright infringement, before the possibility of legal action.

See the details in the link here from digital trends.


Anonymous apparently shutting down the Internet on Sunday.

Anonymous says that is is going to shut down the Internet on Sunday; at least DNS anyways.
Mactrast article including link to the anonymous note


Ivy bridge set for end of April release

Intel’s latest Ivy Bridge processor is apparently scheduled for an end of April release date.
This suggests that the MacBook Air and possibly Pro lines are in line for an upgrade, possibly in May.


Apple releases iTunes version 10.6.1

Apple has released iTunes version 10.6.1 today with fixes for several bugs.

iTunes 10.6.1 provides a number of improvements, including:

• Fixes several issues that may cause iTunes to unexpectedly quit while playing videos, changing artwork size in Grid view, and syncing photos to devices.
• Addresses an issue where some iTunes interface elements are incorrectly described by VoiceOver and WindowEyes.
• Fixes a problem where iTunes may become unresponsive while syncing iPod nano or iPod shuffle.
• Resolves an ordering problem while browsing TV episodes in your iTunes library on Apple TV.

For information on the security content of this update, please visit: support.apple.com/kb/HT1222

iTunes 10.6.1 is available now through Software Update, as well as through Apple’s iTunes download page.