All I really wish is that Apple will fix the drivers for MacBooks with the x3100. I have graphics glitches all over the place. Does anyone else have this issue in 10.6.3?
I thought i was the only one, i switched to Windows 7 on my MBA because simply, the Graphics Glitches bring the laptop to a standstill along with YouTube... Windows 7 doesn't do that... Regards, skate71290
And how often does Apple do that? (i.e., fork the tree for new hardware)
Wouldn't it just be easier to do the minor point release?
It would be amusing if 10.6.4 added 64 bit itunes.
Unfortunately, everyone with a macbook pro knows what problem he is talking about; it doesn't really need more detail.
[URL="https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/912218/]2010 MacBook Pros i5/i7 Having Freeze issues [/URL]
Heh, what iTunes needs is a full re-write like Apple did with Quicktime, which is something I'm sure they've been doing for a while now. It's no secret that iTunes is one of the most popular pieces of Apple software that is also still using crappy Carbon. I'm sure the new version (iTunes X? Similar to Quicktime X perhaps?) will be 100% Cocoa and 64-bit.
Native code of most programs I've seen seem to run better than the alternatives for me. And although I hate to admit this when I used windows (<2006) i preferred:
Windows media player over Winamp/iTunes
MS Office over Openoffice (no surprise there)
IE over Firefox (depressingly)
Safari over Firefox/Chrome
iWork over MS Office/Openoffice (slightly surprised)
iTunes over ...um songbird?
And on that note I think I'm the only person on the Earth who preferred Windows Vista over XP. Oh well, c'est la vie.
You're using the wrong term, it's not native code, it's first party applications. First party applications usually comes with the best integration with the OS or hardware, that's just a fact. Even first party games are usually excellent on consoles as well. Native code does not mean anything in this way as it refers to the language used by the apps. You can have both Firefox and IE be in the same language but it doesn't change the fact that they both provide different user experience.
Apple's first party applications are excellent just as Microsoft's first party applications are excellent on Windows.
While I love Safari, iWork and other first party applications from Apple, they are getting a bit outdated by now and I'm starting to like third party applications more. This all could change by the time that Apple releases major updates to all their applications. (Safari 5, iWork '11, iLife '11, and iTunes X)
Chrome 5 > Safari 4, it's much faster, slicker and I do like using the extensions like Instapaper but if Safari 5 comes out to be much faster and possible extension api, I'll go back to it.
Office 2011 B3 > iWork, I actually enjoy using the latest beta of Office 2011, it's faster, slicker and works pretty well. I still want OneNote tho for Macs.
VLC > iTunes, I need a thin client for just mp3 listening, I don't need the slow bloated iTunes for it.
I wish they would bring this out... yesterday. The write issue with SMB shares is the most impeding OS X bug I've ever dealt with, personally. The odd thing is that it only appears to affect Finder. I can save files to my NAS from any application, but when I try file transfers in Finder I get the ol' write permission error.
Yeah, the speed is another story altogether.Oh that's an issue I didn't know of - my beef with OS X SMB is just the glacial loading speed. In this case at least Finder sometimes presents a little loading spinner, albeit in not that obvious a spot; in open/save dialogs they decided not to implement such a thing at all, which is just annoying.