Recently I have found my self at the mercy of my ISP and diabolical download speeds in an attempt to download the massive (2+ GB) download that is Apple’s xCode. Which is where my latest blog article stems from, and the latest software review.
News has started to hit the various mediums about invitations to an ‘unveiling’ ceremony for Apple’s latest version of it’s iPhone operating system. iPhone OS 4 has been rumoured to contain may new features and exciting updates. However the only features actually confirmed to date have been a refresh of the home screen (what ever that may mean) and an update to the syncing of the calendar and contacts. There are strong rumours around the ability of multi tasking in OS 4. Which so far have not been fully confirmed. Multi-touch gestures will also be making an OS wide appearance..
If, like me you spend a lot of time developing websites both on webservers and locally then this tool is perfect for you! I was recently passed a project which required lots of SQL and PHP development. So I took on the task of trying to set up an apache server and a MySQL server. This rapidly became very frustrating thanks to all of the config changes required.
EDIT: This post is very old, and some\all of the information may now be out of date
For all of you Windows to Mac converts who are missing Windows Media, player here’s something you may be pleased to know. Windows Media Player 9 has been tested and proved fully functional in Mac OS X 10.6.2 (Snow Leopard).