Here’s the Mac OS X Leopard version of the Airport menu shown in the previous post: Leopard airport menu The lock icons are presumably quite useful for some people, although I only ever connect to either my home or office network so I never really even look at the menu.

I can see loads of WiFi routers from my house these days. A couple of years ago, mine was the only one. Oh yes, this post is also a test of the new Skitch Beta.

My MacBook has been getting slower and slower lately, so today I started to investigate what the cause might be. I’d noticed a while ago that a message had started appearing in system.log:
update_prebinding: error: dependent dylib is not prebound
update_prebinding: error 256 running update_prebinding_core
You can run update_prebinding from the shell but you don’t get any extra insight into the problem because the error message is exactly the same.

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Photos of the Alcoa factory fire which I emailed to the Banbury Guardian have been published on their website, along with extracts from the email I sent them. Higher resolution pictures than the ones they published are after the jump.