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Category: Apple

Time Machine Works, Parental Controls Don’t

The trouble with any backup strategy is that you don’t really know how it’s going to work out until disaster strikes. Will all your files be available? How much time and effort will it take? What will you do if your backup doesn’t work? Yesterday I got my opportunity to test my backup plan. It [...]

Leopard Followup

I had a chance to use Screen Sharing with iChat yesterday and the results were all I hoped it would be. A person (who had also installed Leopard) called me about a problem she was having with iTunes. I had her logon to iChat, I asked permission to Share Remote Screen and I was then [...]


On Friday, Apple released Leopard (Mac OS X 10.5), its first major operating system release in a couple years. I, of course, had to have it immediately and installed it the first chance I got. (That’s not to say I wasn’t prepared. I made sure I had a bootable backup ready to go in case [...]

iLife ’08

Apple had several announcements yesterday, releasing new versions of its iLife and iWorks suites, enhancing its .Mac service and updating its iMac and Mac mini computer lines. I think the biggest new feature for me is going to be the new .Mac Web Gallery. Not only does it make it very easy to upload photos [...]

iPhone Frenzy

So far, I think Apple has done a masterful job of coordinating this iPhone launch. I want one! Never mind that – I live 150 miles from the nearest place they’re selling it AT&T doesn’t even offer cellphone service in Ruidoso and maybe most importantly I hate standing in lines No, it doesn’t make any [...]