Just a quick note for the Mac users around here. Apple has release a major update to Leopard. The 10.5.3 update could have some real benefits for audiophiles using Mac music servers. Read more for the specific details.
The most exciting update I see listed in the Apple KB article has to be this one:
"Addresses an issue with stuttering video and audio playback in certain USB devices."
Other pertinent updates that may effect Computer Audiophile readers:
1. Resolves stability issues with Word of the Day, iTunes Artwork, and Slideshow screen savers.
2. Improves 802.1X behavior and reliability.*
3. Improves reliability when using Time Capsule.
Here is a link to the Apple article.