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A Chat with Ben and Pete - Episode 1


A technology news podcast with and Ben.

The music used in the intro and outro is “All You Said” by Everyday Jones ()

The release of Leopard is the big news this week. We’ve both installed it and give our impressions from a couple of days worth of playing around with it. Topics covered include upgrading, DTrace, networking, Applescript and of course the eye candy.

Interesting links talked about in the show:

Leopard impressions

I’ve just updated my MacBook to Leopard. A few quick impressions:

  • Time Machine’s initial backup takes much longer than a straight copy.
  • Spotlight’s initial indexing takes forever, although searching afterwards seems much quicker than in Tiger.
  • Software Update is broken. Somebody failed to put the catalog file on the update server:

Leopard Software Update bug  

  • DTrace is everywhere!

DTrace Activity Monitor