Articles posted on September 29th, 2003

Good old-fashioned kernel panic

Monday, September 29th, 2003 • 11:35 pm

Eeek. I thought that, with the advent of Jaguar (Mac OS X 10.2), the ugly, “Unix text spilling” kernel panics of the early days of Mac OS X were supposed to have been replaced with the slightly more palatable multilingual “Please restart your computer now” messages in an anti-aliased font over a grey background. Apparently […]

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Power Macintosh G5: More AirPort headaches?

Monday, September 29th, 2003 • 9:52 pm

Every computer design involves hard choices. Obviously when Apple designed the original PowerBook G4 (the so-called Titanium PowerBook), they chose to sacrifice the computer’s AirPort range. AirPort range problems have plagued every generation of the TiBook, and that’s a clear indication that the problems with the first generation were not an accident. The TiBook was […]

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The Observer’s Paul Wilson has the last word on the “Battle of Old Trafford”

Monday, September 29th, 2003 • 12:38 am

Much has been said and written on last week-end’s incidents at Old Trafford, but Paul Wilson’s latest column in The Observer bring a welcome amount of balance to the coverage of the issue. Somebody has to look at the big picture, and realize that referees and their rules are too easily fooled by mind games […]

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