As you wish!
It seems that Apple’s online store is having a one day only sale (presumably to coincide with the US’s Black Friday’s sales)
ArsTechnica reports that DisplayPort uses DPCP (the DisplayPort version of the evil HDCP) on iTunes purchased content. So if you want to watch that movie you bought off the iTunes store on an external display such as a projector or your 30 inch cinema display, you may not be able to, if you have any non-conforming display connected. Instead you see a dialogue proclaiming:
This movie cannot be played because a display that is not authorized to play protected movies is connected. Try disconnecting any displays that are not HDCP authorized
So one has to think this is likely to increase the probability that rather than downloading it from iTunes people will download the pirated torrent instead.
Apparently if you’ve taken naked photos of yourself with your iPhone it may decide to just e-mail those photos to someone who’s not your partner 🙂
The latest edition of Mac Daily Journal (1st page as PDF here) reveals that Safari 3.2’s anti-phishing technology relies on downloading a database of prefixes of URL hashes from Google to check against your current URL, using the Safe Browsing 2.1 protocol. If the match is positive then a full URL hash is requested from Google.
The Onion have an informative infographic comparing Mac OS X Snow Leopard and Windows 7.
The L.A. Times reports that the iPhone is outselling the Motorola RAZR in the US’s third quarter of the year. RIM’s Blackberry is currently placing third.
Meanwhile CNET reports the iPhone is now the second most popular smartphone (and OS) at 6.9 million units after Nokia (with Symbian) on 39.9 million units shipped. RIM’s Blackberry is currently placing third there too 🙂
The ultimate Mac OS X hacker, Amit Singh (last I heard, snapped up by Google) has released a new version of his HFSDebug tool (that’s a commandline tool folks :).
The new version has more features to do with hard links and hard link chains, new filters, component-wise path lookup from scratch, and is now Snow Leopard compatible (even if it is still only a PPC binary running under Rosetta 🙂