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Most of us take it on faith that a Web browser’s secure connection is actually secure. But what’s going on behind the scenes to protect our valuable data in transit? Chris Pepper looks at SSL/TLS encryption: how it works, how to make sure it’s working correctly, and how it can impact communications in the future. Also this week, as the iPhone nears its June 29th release (watch for photos!), new details are appearing from Apple, including the addition of a YouTube application; Apple also made good on its promise to deliver YouTube videos to the Apple TV. We round out the week with the release of Mac OS X 10.4.10, updates to Safari, and the long-awaited universal binary Snapz Pro X 2.1 update.

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Mac OS X 10.4.10 Released

Boldly marching into double-digit version number territory, Apple has released Mac OS X 10.4.10, a maintenance update that adds more RAW image support, fixes issues with Bluetooth and USB, and addresses a few other issues

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