Tag: OS X

Using MarcoPolo to Lock Down Your Mac When Connected to a Public WiFi Network

On my PowerBook I run quite a few sharing services, things like Web Sharing, Bonjour for file sharing and Screen Sharing. But the thing is, I only need these services running when I am at home; I’d rather not “publish” theses services when I am surfing at my local Internet cafe. I’d also like to

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Every Business Should Switch to Mac OS X

I truly believe this. I cannot think of a single good reason not to. And the CEO’s obsession with Microsoft Outlook does not count! I have helped a few business move to Apple’s Mac OS X and I repeatedly receive praise for the encouragement. So it was fantastic to hear the IBM is testing such

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The Browser is Dead

Michael Arrington on TechCrunch writes: For most early adopters (and all Mac users), the browser is increasingly the only operating system that matters anyway. Windows isn’t really that relevant any more just because of the increasing utility of online applications like Google Docs, which competes with Microsoft Office. – Gartner Says Vista Will Collapse. And

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The Finder is Still the Worst Mac App

Finding newly created folders is cumbersome. Finding re-named folders and files is a pain. File and keyboard actions are not carried across all tools, such as the save dialog. Files are re-associated to different apps too presumptuously. There is also a real lack of built-in file and folder actions. These are the things I do

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