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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.

 
 

Free passes to Mactivity

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Free passes to Mactivity are available if you email your name, address, phone, and fax number to Gary Stein at <gary@mactivity.com>. Mactivity is a large Macintosh networking conference held in the San Jose Convention Center from 19-Jul-94 to 21-Jul-94. Your pass will be held at the door for you. [ACE]

Mactivity -- 408/354-2500 -- 800/798-2928 -- 408/354-2571 (fax) --<info@mactivity.com>

 

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