Category: MacBook / OS X

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Apple releases Safari 4.0

Apple has released Safari 4.0 for download. Compared to all other browsers, this must be the fastest browser in the market. There are no major differences compared to the beta version. Most annoying part is, that Apple introduced the tab-bars...

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Garmin 2009 streetmaps are out

I have finally been able to get my hands on a copy of the latest Garmap Africa Series 2009. As usual, the DVD can be purchased for R 10,00 at most outdoor shops (I got mine from Trappers Fourways). New...

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OS X: 10.5.6 released

Apple has just released 10.5.6 which includes a number of fixes – get your download (between 190MB – 390MB) from here or via the SoftwareUpdate. The main fixes include: improves reliability of Address Book syncing with iPhone and other devices...

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iBurst: Still no broadband

In a previously related post. I detailed my “journey” into the getting no broadband anymore. iBurst’s service is still degraded. Due to all the download issues and retries I eventually exhausted my 5GB-bundle and my 3.5GB top-up and was forced...

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OSX: Garmin Roadtrip released

Formerly known as Garmin Bobcat, Garmin has now released RoadTrip. RoadTrip allows you to transfer waypoints, tracks, and routes between your Mac and Garmin device and manage your data using your Garmin maps. RoadTrip provides the ability to search for...

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OS X: Time Machine backups

I have been running Time Machine backups as described in my tutorial for more than a week. In the Apple forums there have been discussions that the above method does not work. However: Backups via Time Machine to a NAS...

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NAS: Avoid data corruption from power failures

So I got this 1 terabyte beauty of network storage where I can stream high-definition video onto my TV (at a gorgeous 5MB/sec videorate) and suffered on the weekend the first power-outage. Although it was a self-induced incident (lesson learned:...

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OS X: Garmin Bobcat beta 2.0.0.8 released

Get it from here. Fixes include: Added finding partial street names to Find Address Updated city search to work for ‘City, State’ queries Fixed issue where some route calculations could hang interminably Fixed ‘Displaying results within…’ string not updating for...