iPod Classics crash after being hooked up to iTunes 9

During the last couple of weeks a lot of cases have been reported where an iPod Classic crashes, in many cases beyond repair, when being hooked up to iTunes 9. The cases of which we know mostly concern iTunes 9 for Windows, but Mac OSX may also be affected by this harmful threat.

Atom can rock on with Mac OSX 10.6.2 kernel mod

With the latest Mac OSX update for Snow Leopard, v10.6.2, Intel Atom processors were no longer supported. This has consequences for a lot of Hackintoshers who installed Mac OSX on their netbooks using the hackintosh kernel-mod. But it took no longer than 2 weeks before the restrictive work of Apple was undone by a new hack of Mac OSX’s Darwin kernel.

Mac OSX 10.7, “Lion”?

According to many sources, Apple is busy building the next major version of Mac OSX, namely mac OSX 10.7. Or according to a bug report analyzed by MacRumors, Mac OSX “11A47”. Here are a few rumors and suspicions…

Apple knows about the data loss issue

Yesterday, we warned about a major bug in Snow Leopard that deletes all user data if you log in to your guest account. The bug was first mentioned in Apple’s discussion forum and was actually mentioned several times before Neowin brought the history and it became known to all news stations. Apple has now acknowledged…