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Briefly: Apple X11 update; MacNN review

updated 01:05 pm EST, Fri November 3, 2006

Apple X11 update, review

In brief: Apple has released an updated X11 for Mac OS X package, which the company says enables it to better handle GLX stereo visuals and off-screen rendering to GLX Pbuffers and Pixmaps.... MacNN has reviewed the Epson Perfection V100 Photo scanner ($100, shown at right), a flatbed unit boasting a slim device capable of scanning directly to print, email, or PDF files.... The European Patent Office has published several older Apple patents that were recently filed in Korea and Australia.... Texas A&M University has added an ad for iTunes U the front page of its website, as well as top-level links next to its campus map and directory.... ATI has begun offering its X1900 XT graphics card to G5 owners for purchase and upgrade, which was previously only available as a build-to-order option for Mac Pro customers.... Smart Loops has released MIDI Drum Loops Volume 2 ($20), featuring more than 200 unique loops offering over 600 measures of live drum grooves and fills.

by MacNN Staff




  1. Imageman

    Joined: Dec 1969


    X11 Update

    Apple Updated that days ago, its hardly new news.

  1. milhouse

    Joined: Dec 1969


    X11 Crashes

    The X11 update crashes OpenOffice 2.0x. Not sure if it is OO or X11 that needs to be "fixed".


  1. elkhornbob

    Joined: Dec 1969


    OpenOffice is toast

    yep openoffice is now toast. buyer beware.

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