Over the last decade, several applications have gone by the wayside, and that's too bad. Some of them (like Cyberdog) were great applications, the likes of which we may never see again. Others were weak and died a noble death after a hard life. Still others disappeared with no explanation. A complete list of applications that have been eliminated from the Orchard over the years follows. Applications that ran natively on Mac OS X are marked with an asterisk.
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Finally, take a look at ALEMIA if you think you know that name of an application, but aren't quite sure.
If you're having problems with a piece of Mac hardware or software (or with Apple's latest system update), author Ted Landau's MacFixIt is the only place you need to go.
Traditionally, Mac OS has been a fairly secure operating system. Mac OS X, however, introduced a UNIX underpinning that is more vulnerable to security holes than Mac users are accustomed to. Two sites are worth bookmarking to keep on top of the state of your Mac's security: Apple's very own security updates site and the SecureMac.com web site, which features regular articles on potential security vulnerabilities Mac users should be aware of. For security issues on all computing platforms, however, no site is more important than the CERT (formerly the Computer Emergency Response Team) web site at Carnegie Mellon University.
For the latest scoop on what's happening in the world of Macintosh, there is a triumvirate of sites that, together, will keep you truly current: Ric Ford's inimitable MacInTouch; the nicely-designed and complete MacCentral; and MacNN, which has become a Mac news powerhouse, covering rumors, tips, and stories relating to the Mac community at large.