Update you Linsys Routers Firmware with OS X

Posted on April 15, 2005 in General News

This isn't a slam dunk, but it's better than having to buy a PC just to keep your router up to date. Thanks to macosx.com


A Survey of DVD Recording Formats

Posted on December 02, 2004 in General News

A Survey of DVD Recording Formats by Wei-Meng Lee -- Wei-Meng Lee writes of his quest for the right DVD writer to buy. After surveying the various DVD recording formats (DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, DVD+R, DVD-RAM, and DVD-RW DL), as well as some of the DVD writers currently available on …


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Macs on Microsoft Networks

Posted on November 18, 2004 in General News

Read this article.

If you work in network support for Windows, sooner or later it's bound to happen. You'll be sitting quietly at your desk, and someone will walk up with a long list of questions about their Apple Macintosh computer. How do we connect it to the existing network …


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Email "Spamming" and Email "Spoofing"

Posted on November 16, 2004 in General News

Here is a snip of a great article explaining Virus Spoofing from www.lse.ac.uk:

Email-distributed viruses that use spoofing, such the Klez or Sobig virus, take a random name from somewhere on the infected personís hard disk and mail themselves out as if they were from that randomly …


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Google on your cell phone.

Posted on November 01, 2004 in General News

Google SMS (Short Message Service) enables you to easily get answers to specialized queries from your mobile phone or device. Send your query as a text message and get phone book listings, dictionary definitions, product prices and more. Just text. No links. No web pages. Just the answers you're looking …


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Panther Maintenance Tips

Posted on October 19, 2004 in Uncategorized

Panther Maintenance Tips by FranÁois Joseph de Kermadec -- Yes, Mac OS X is incredibly stable, but here's a comprehensive list of tips to keep it that way for the duration of your OS install. What? You don't do any maintenance at all? Well, read on. That might change.


Photoshop Tips to optimize performance

Posted on August 30, 2004 in Uncategorized

Lifted from adobe.com

Photoshops limitations: Photoshop CS supports a maximum image dimension of 300,000 x 300,000 pixels, which allows for images with a maximum size of 4 GB for TIFF files, and almost unlimited file sizes for images saved in the new native Large Document Format (.psb …


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Create a customized 10.3 'Rescue CD/DVD'

Posted on August 17, 2004 in Uncategorized

From the good folks at macosxhints.com.

I always thought it might be helpful to use the OS X installation CD not only for the purpose of installing the OS, but to do some repairs which can't be done when running from the hard disk. Fortunately, Apple has made this …


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Processor Speeds and Memory explained

Posted on August 02, 2004 in Uncategorized

Confused by some of them fancy processor names and memory specs when shopping for a new computer? Me too, so here is a comprehensive and quick guide from cnet.com.


Advanced Typography with Mac OSX - All you need to know about fonts

Posted on July 31, 2004 in Uncategorized

Advanced Typography with Mac OSX - pdf
Here is the official Apple document for Font management including a section just for production machines. This includes removing and deactivating nonessential font, managing multiple versions of the same font, and dealing with font caches.
Yeeouch... happy reading.