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Smarter Parental Controls

If you've been using the parental controls options in Mac OS X to lock your child out of using a particular computer late at night, but would like to employ a more clever technique to limit Internet access, turn to MAC address filtering on an Apple base station.

To do this, launch AirPort Utility, select your base station, and click Manual Setup. In the Access Control view, choose Time Access to turn on MAC filtering. You'll need to enter the MAC address of the particular computer, which (in 10.5 Leopard and 10.6 Snow Leopard) you can find in the Network System Preferences pane: click AirPort in the adapter list, and click Advanced. The AirPort ID is the MAC address.

 
 

Apple to Stream 2014 WWDC Keynote

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Apple will stream its 2014 WWDC keynote on 2 June 2014 at 10 AM PDT. The video will be available in Safari on Macs running Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard or later and iOS devices with iOS 4.2 or later; you can also watch on second- and third-generation Apple TVs with current software. Look for news about future versions of OS X and iOS, and potentially some hardware announcements as well. If you miss the live broadcast, the video will almost certainly be available later too.favicon follow link