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App Zapper – Review and Competition

Apple says that if you want to install an application in OSX, all you have to do is drag it to the Trash.  While this will prevent you from using the App anymore, it leaves all sorts of files behind.  Preferences, temp files, plugins, you name it. This is where App Zapper comes in.  App […]

The Future Apple Home

One of the key selling points of the Apple Lifestyle is the tight integration between their products and the “Just Works” philosophy. So where will this take us Apple users in the future? What can we expect Cupertino to be cooking up in secret?

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Software Updates

Software updates are unique. They keep your products up to date and often provide new features for free. Something that doesn’t happen with any other products. But it’s not always that simple, and software updates often bring problems of their own.

Best of 2007 on The Oak Innovations Blog

2007 is gone. It was the year this blog started, and these are the five most popular posts from the last year.

5 Crazy Macworld 2008 Predictions

MacWorld is only 2 and half weeks away, so let’s start speculating wildly about it’s content. I’m 100% sure all my predictions will come true, sort of.

All Signs Point to Multi-Touch Macs

With the persistent rumours about upcoming Multi-Touch Macs, is there evidence to support their introduction? I believe so, and it’s all come recently.

What Would Make Me Sign up for .Mac?

.Mac stares you in the face whenever you use your Mac. Apple pushes it whenever possible but, I’ve never really been tempted. So what would have to change about .Mac before I seriously consider it?

Leopard Roundup, and Why I'm Not Upgrading Yet

Yes, Leopard’s out.  Even as a daily Mac user, I’ve not upgraded yet, and I won’t be for a while.  There’s a very good reason for this, I work in software development.  It’s that simple.  I can’t remember the last time a so-called point zero release worked, it just doesn’t happen.  When you’re talking about […]

300 New OSX Leopard Features Listed

Sorry to inundate you with Apple News today, but I’ve come across a new page on the Apple website listing “all” 300 new features of Leopard. I’m going to have a look through them, and see if there are any hidden gems in there. So far I’ve already spotted Google Maps integration with Address Book, […]

Leopard Dated, Upgrade if you bought a Mac after October 1st

Apple have finally announced the release date for the new version of OSX, Leopard.  It’s out on October 26th, so mark your calendars and get the sleeping bag ready. At the same time, Apple have confirmed the much predicted UK price of £85 and has also said that if you bought a Mac on or […]

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