OS 9, Manhattan Apple Store, Shellshocked, iMac Retina rumour

How would you like to go back 12 years in Mac OS?
How would you like to go back 12 years in Mac OS?

Andrew Cunningham uses OS 9 for a couple of days — So here I am on a battered PowerBook that will barely hold a charge, playing with classic Mac OS (version 9.2.2) and trying to appreciate the work of those who developed the software in the mid-to-late ’90s (and to amuse my co-workers). [It’s a long, three-page article.]

The pre-history of Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue Apple Store cube — Probably the most iconic Apple Store is the one in the plaza of the GM Building on Fifth Avenue in New York City. The store’s signature architectural feature, a 32-foot glass cube emblazoned with a glowing Apple logo, is immediately recognizable . NY Magazine’s Vicky Ward provided the back story to the origins of the cube in an article published yesterday.

Two scenarios that can make OS X vulnerable to the Shellshock Bash bug — Apple’s OS X is vulnerable to the Shellshock bug, but it’s not easy for attackers to take advantage of it, according to Intego, which specialises in security software for the operating system.

Apple rumoured to launch 27″ iMac with 5K Retina display at October media event — Apple’s big-screen iMac will get a doubled-resolution Retina display with a forthcoming update expected to be unveiled at the company’s anticipated October media event, a new report claims.