Depending on what Apple-related blogs you currently read (current website excepted, of course), Apple CEO Tim Cook's salary in 2011 was somewhere in the vicinity of $1.4 million or almost $400 million. Fortune helps clear up any confusion about the matter, though, saying that Cook didn't make anywhere near $400 million — at least not on his salary. According to the proxy statement Apple filed on Monday, Apple paid Cook just under $1 million in total — with the rest in the form of 1 million "restricted stock units". The Verge has an interview with Dom Leca, co-founder of what is easily one of the best Mac email clients of our time — Sparrow. They ask him mundane questions such as what phone he uses, all the way up to what he thinks about adhering to popular OS X UI conventions and forging your own path. It's a great interview.
If you want to send AirPlay audio to a set of unpowered speakers, how do you do it? The Griffin Twenty is the device that could help you out here — it's a powered amp that takes an AirPort Express and a set of unpowered speakers, then allows you to stream AirPlay audio directly to it.
OS X Daily show you how to password protect zip files in Mac OS X. Pretty simple tip.