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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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Keeping Up with the Snoops

New revelations about the NSA continue to appear. Josh Centers summarizes all of the latest developments to keep you up to speed on just how far things have gone.Show full article

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Keeping Up with the Snoops 2: The 4th Amendment Strikes Back

The repercussions of Edward Snowden’s NSA revelations continue to build every day. Josh Centers sums up the developments since his last roundup.Show full article

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Keeping Up with the Snoops 3: A New Hope

As the Obama administration attempts to quell concerns over mass data collection, the U.S. intelligence community is drawing more fire from governments, including its own.Show full article

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Keeping Up with the Snoops 4: When the Going Gets Weird…

It’s time once again to catch up on the flood of news coming from the intelligence community. Josh Centers takes you on a journey involving UFOs, an advice columnist for spies, an epic battle between the CIA and the Senate, and a preview of his upcoming Macworld/iWorld panel.Show full article

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Keeping Up with the Snoops 5: A Roundup of Roundups

It has been over a year since the first documents were released by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealing the agency’s secret mass surveillance programs. Join Josh Centers as he takes you on a tour of what has happened since our last look at the ongoing situation.Show full article

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