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Apple Becomes First Victim in Hacking Contest -- A MacBook Air was the first hacked computer at the Pwn2Own contest, but was it because Mac OS X was more vulnerable, or because the Air was a more attractive prize? (8 messages)


Security Update 2008-002 spells end to Zend Optimizer -- The latest security update causes problems with PHP applications that use Zend Optimizer. (1 message)


An overabundance of drives -- What's the best way to allocate data across four drives to ensure data integrity? (4 messages)


Anyone tried the Online Passport application system? A reader encounters difficulty renewing a passport online using Safari. (3 messages)


Mac friendly Uninterruptible Power Supply -- A reader solicits opinions on which UPS to buy that can be managed from a Mac, following the fiery demise of his previous unit. (11 messages)


Literature on Internet -- After getting online via a 56K modem, a reader is finally making the jump to broadband Internet access, but is looking for more information on hardware required and other issues. (2 messages)


Instant Messaging for Introverts -- Readers respond to Joe Kissell's article about his aversion to instant messaging (and the reasons behind it). (8 messages)


SoSueMi -- Apple is opposing an apple-shaped trademark used by New York City's travel and tourism agency due to potential confusion with the computer maker's iconic logo. (6 messages)

 

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