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Mac OS X 10.3.8 Is Now Available!

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Mac OS X Panther

Normally, I don’t post about the latest updates to the Mac operating system, but this time is special. This is the most special of all updates because it fixes the two major problems that I’ve had ever since I bought my Powerbook G4 over the summer.

  1. “…a problem in which, on rare occasions, a PowerBook G4 would wake from sleep with a black screen and not respond to keyboard or mouse input” which I have been a victim of at least 50 times since June, and…

  2. “…also deals with ‘jumping cursor’ issues that might occur while using one’s thumb or the side of one’s thumb to navigate on a laptop Mac”, which has also plagued me time and time again since I bought my Powerbook.

Apple’s “geniuses” haven’t ever been able to figure out why this has been happening to my Powerbook. Now it’s fixed! I’m so happy!

Ryan Parman

is an engineering manager with over 20 years of experience across software development, site reliability engineering, and security. He is the creator of SimplePie and AWS SDK for PHP, patented multifactor-authentication-as-a-service at WePay, defined much of the CI/CD and SRE disciplines at McGraw-Hill Education, and came up with the idea of “serverless, event-driven, responsive functions in the cloud” while at Amazon Web Services in 2010. Ryan's aptly-named blog, , is where he writes about ideas longer than . Ambivert. Curious. Not a coffee drinker.