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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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CopyPaste 4.0.2 Released

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CopyPaste 4.0.2 Released -- Script Software International last week announced the release of the multiple clipboard utility CopyPaste 4.0.2, a major upgrade from version 3.2.2, reviewed in (TidBITS-364). New features include a CopyPaste Palette that provides visual access to ten clipboards plus all other CopyPaste features, support for drag & drop, and the capability to view and modify clipboards. Also new are tools that convert back and forth between special characters and HTML entities, wrap text at 60 characters for email formatting, and convert short dates to long date formats. [ACE]

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