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Monthly Archives: August 2007
Surf securely while enjoying a cup of Joe at Starbucks. Starbucks uses T-Mobile’s HotSpot service to provide internet access for their customers. The Mac OS X Hints weblog shows how you can ensure that your privacy doesn’t get compromised by perusing the web on their unsecured network. Windows users have it easy, since T-Mobile provides a free connection manager application. However, Mac users must manually connect using TTLS. How do you browse the web securely when using an unsecured wireless network? Share in the comments.
The new Mac OS X Leopard is getting the final touches, including new gigantic icons to fit Apple’s own 512 x 512 pixel guidelines. It’s a requirement for their new resolution independent model and one excuse to have some fun: the TextEdit icon contains almost the full copy of the first Think Different campaign advertising, the first under Jobs’ comeback to the company, made by TBWA\Chiat\Day and narrated by Richard Dreyfuss. Compare the two after the jump.
Screenshot by Think Secret.
AirMoose is a native network stumbling application for OS X.
Current features are:
- Built-In Network Joining (WEP and Non-WEP).
- Auto Joining For Non-WEP Networks.
- WEP Compatibility For:
- Apple Password
- 40 Bit HEX
- 64 Bit HEX
- 104 Bit HEX
- 128 Bit HEX
- Immediate Dropping Of Current Wireless Connection.
- Logging Of All Encountered Access Points.
- Awesome Moose-y goodness.
- Current status indication.
- Universal Binary.
- Stats About Currently Connected Wireless Network.
- Audio Notification of Network Discovery.
- Easy To Use Interface.
- Growl Support.
(Via MacUpdate – Mac OS X.)