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Trust Local Addresses in VirusBarrier X6's Antivandal

VirusBarrier X6's Antivandal feature stops all kinds of network attacks, including port scans, ping floods and more. However, you may have some devices on your network that send out pings or other requests that may be interpreted as attacks. To prevent this, add them to the Trusted Addresses list so they won't be blocked. You can even add a range of addresses with wildcards, such as 192.168.1.*.

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TidBITS Celebrates 20 Years of Internet Publication

It's official! TidBITS turns 20 years old this week, and we're celebrating by giving away an iPhone, iPod touch, or iTunes Gift Card, and by sharing what makes TidBITS special for us.Show full article

Apple Brings Intel Core i5/i7 to MacBook Pro

Remember those real notebook computers that Apple makes? Like the MacBook Pro? Well, Apple has been working on them too, and the company has now released new 13-, 15-, and 17-inch models of the MacBook Pro, introducing new Intel processors, faster graphics performance, and better battery life, among much else.Show full article

Princeton University Identifies iPad DHCP Flaw

Princeton University has identified a flaw in the iPad's DHCP client software that could cause problems in large enterprise networks.Show full article

Adobe Unveils Creative Suite 5

Adobe has announced the impending release of Creative Suite 5, detailing a long list of major and minor changes that improve the suite's collaborative capabilities, photo and imaging tools, and overall performance.Show full article

TidBITS Staffers Recall How They Got Their Starts

Some TidBITS editors have written for the publication for nearly its entire history, while a few are relative newbies - this means you, Rich Mogull and Doug McLean. The staff peers into the past to remember how they were sucked into this venture, and what it has meant to them.Show full article

Twenty Years of Memories from Friends of TidBITS

With TidBITS turning 20, we asked many friends and colleagues about their history with our little newsletter. The number and quality of replies has been overwhelming, and we're thrilled to share them.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 19 April 2010

Notable software releases this week include Mac OS X 10.6.3 Combo Update 1.1, Mac OS X Server 10.6.3 Combo Update 1.1, Security Update 2010-003 (Snow Leopard), Security Update 2010-003 (Leopard), Server Admin Tools 10.6.3, 27-inch iMac EFI FW Update 1.0, MacBook Pro Software Update 1.3, and MobileMe Backup 3.2.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 19 April 2010

While we were working on our 20th anniversary coverage all week, we still found a few minutes to keep up on the latest iPad news from Apple, Sprint, and Israel; to chuckle at a trenchant Tom Tomorrow comic and a tongue-in-cheek suggestion for how to print from an iPad; to note the shipment of the amusingly named Doxie scanner; and cheer for our own Glenn Fleishman's debut in Australian politics (via a quote, anyway).Show full article

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