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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.

 
 

Cocktail 4.7.5

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Maintain has released a minor update to its general-purpose maintenance utility Cocktail. Version 4.7.5 adds support for the recently released Mac OS X 10.6.4, improves the Internet cache-clearing capabilities, and adds support for the latest versions of Safari, Chrome, Opera, and OmniWeb. The update also enhances its protection against the HellRTS and OpinionSpy trojan horses, updates the list of Automator actions, and refreshes the Help section. ($14.95, free update, 2.0 MB)

 

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Comments about Cocktail 4.7.5
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Curtis Tucker  2010-06-30 14:15
When setting up a new Mac OS X system this is always one of the first apps I install. The dev team at Maintain does a great job at keeping this utility up to date.
Bertrand Morin  2010-06-30 17:21
I do think that Cocktail (the name is also well thought!) is a very good program; the way it seems to function allows one to go item by item, or as a englobing piece. Simple, never had problem, and updated on a rather frequent schedule, as Mac OS demands it…