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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.

 
 

PageSender 4.6

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SmileOnMyMac has released a small update to the company's fax application PageSender. The latest version adds support for eight new international fax-via-email services including Concord Fax, Rogers Business Internet Fax, SRFax, Soho66, Faxmate, Singtel, eCall.ch, and Axiatel. The update also now utilizes the in-product purchasing method FastSpring, addresses a possible crash that could occur when viewing incomplete faxes, and fixes several other unspecified bugs. ($39.95 new, free upgrade from 4.x, 6.2 MB)

 

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