updated 10:35 am EST, Wed February 8, 2006
Mac on Windows
Thursby Software has released two software updates for allowing Mac users to connect to a Microsoft networks, DAVE 6.1 and ADmitMac 3.1. The DAVE release fixes a number of issues, including kernel panics, a cifsd crash when changing passwords, slow Finder response when connected to Windows Server, crashes in Printer Setup Utility, and more. ADmitMac 3.1 features support for Access Control Lists and share names longer than 12 characters. New features include increased speed, the ability to use any folder as a local home folder location, deplyment support for mapping user UID, GID, and group GID attributes, enhanced administrator control, and more. DAVE 6.1 is priced starting at $120 for Mac OS X 10.3 and 10.4 or Classic Mac OS. AdmitMac is priced starting at $120 for Mac OS X 10.3 and 10.4.