GEEKY WARNING! This article is not for the faint of heart. I’ll be using terminal and the “dreaded” command line. I just thought I would share it for those people who do use Terminal, those would probably be systems administrators or those savvy OS X/Unix users. This little article is going to let you display […]

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OK, it’s summer and perhaps you have a vacation planned. I was inspired to write this article after reading a National Geographic article about traveling with an iPod but wanted to tie in some ideas and products that would make traveling with an iPod even better. The most obvious use of an iPod is to […]

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Ed recently informed me of this program called Chax. After a quick Google, I was downloading the latest version of this piece of software. Simply put, Chax beefs up iChat and adds in a ton of really needed and useful features that Apple left out. One of the best features is tabbed chatting. Now when […]

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I’ve been using my .Mac account more then ever the past few weeks, especially since Apple updated iWeb to version 1.1, and improved the online access to .Mac’s iDisk. I even hosted a podcast out of my .Mac account. So, I began to wonder what my .Mac’s bandwidth limits are. Then I found this article […]

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One of the things I enjoy about OS X is how much more customizable it is, and how easy it is to change application, and hardware icons. I myself have changed my Machintosh HD icon and my flash drive icon. There are a couple of web sites out there that provide icons for you to […]

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Just yesterday I got to use Boot Camp for the very first time. My mission was to install Windows along-side the already installed Apple OS X Tiger on a MacBook Pro. At first I felt a little intimidated because I thought it would require a lot of work, but this is an Apple product we’re […]

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With the introduction of the Intel-based Macs BootCamp software, many people are wondering which version of XP to install on their new machine. XP Home is designed around the home and consumer – all the applications run fine on this machine, but some of the advanced features which XP Pro has are not included. XP […]

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I’ve had so many times where people (mostly Windows covertee, now OS X users…) ask me about how to maintain their new Macintosh computer. Even resident Mac users ask me how to keep their Mac clean and running the best it can. The Mac operating system is designed so that it is constantly “house-cleaning”. It […]

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Readers of our free newsletters, Tech Tails and Kibbles and Bytes know we’ve been writing a lot about security on OS X. Over at Apple Matters, Aaron Wright has written an interesting article that sums up eight great security suggestions in a neat and tidy article. His suggestions are good. Read the article here: Top […]

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Well, I’ve just placed an order for a Mac Mini Core Duo. I’m going to use it as a home media server. By media, I mean home video, commercial video, music, photos, Podcasts, webstreams, and more. I decided on the more expensive Core Duo, as I’ve read that the Core Solo is not quite fast […]

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