Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Apple phone home...

Daniel Jalkut has discovered that the recently released 10.4.7 OS X update phones home to Apple (via TUAW) and there doesn't seem to be any way to turn it off. After the controversy surrounding Microsoft's "Genuine Advantage" programme, and their own iTunes mini-store, you would have thought they'd have known better by now..?

Update: Amongst others Wired gives us a quick hack to disable the new Dashboard Advisor. However Pascal Pfiffner points out a more elegant method to achieve the same ends, just turn off the responsible daemon...