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Improve Apple Services with AirPort Base Stations

You can make iChat file transfers, iDisk, and Back to My Mac work better by turning on a setting with Apple AirPort base stations released starting in 2003. Launch AirPort Utility, select your base station, click Manual Setup, choose the Internet view, and click the NAT tab. Check the Enable NAT Port Mapping Protocol (NAT-PMP) box, and click Update. NAT-PMP lets your Mac OS X computer give Apple information to connect back into a network that's otherwise unreachable from the rest of the Internet. This speeds updates and makes connections work better for services run by Apple.

 

 

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Kaspersky Anti-Virus For Mac 1.0

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Internet security company Kaspersky has unveiled its first product targeted at Mac users, Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Mac. The software is mainly aimed at preventing Mac users from unknowingly acquiring Windows-specific viruses and then passing them on to Windows-using contacts whose machines could be affected. Features include real-time download and attachment scanning, minimal CPU usage, automatic updating, and the inclusion of the latest Kaspersky anti-virus technology. Although we do find a new entrant in the Macintosh anti-virus world interesting, we don't recommend anti-virus software for most Mac users (see "Should Mac Users Run Antivirus Software?," 18 March 2008). ($59.95 new, 49.4 MB)

 

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George  2009-11-04 19:51
$59.95? For real? In comparison to the cost of protecting Windows with a ratio of OS to virus - the cost to Apple users should be Free to a Dollar right now. Unless of course Kaspersky is planning to release Ten Thousand+ virus' for the Mac soon.
Cintra  2009-11-09 09:30
I'm running this on my iMac since a day or so, and must say the interface leaves much to be desired. The 'feel' is not Mac-like...