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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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Macworld Expo New York 2003: Highly Concentrated

"So what do you think of the show?" If I hear those words one more time, I swear I'll scream. This Macworld Expo in New York City has felt a bit like a collective therapy session, where everyone is trying to figure out how everyone else is feelingShow full article

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Macworld Expo New York 2003 Superlatives

Despite the low attendance, both on the part of exhibitors and attendees, Macworld Expo didn't disappoint in the slightest when it came to new and interesting products and eventsShow full article

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Macworld Expo New York's Ill-Advised Age Policy

In last week's coverage of Macworld Expo in New York, I ran out of space to discuss one of the more subtle differences between this year's Macworld Expo and previous ones: the banning of children 12 years of age and younger from the exhibit floorShow full article

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