The free Teleport utility enables you to control multiple networked Macs from a single keyboard and mouse. It's very cool, and worth using for anyone who wants to use multiple Macs at the same time.
"Sidejacking" has entered the lexicon of network attacks. This newly defined term refers to a method of hijacking an in-progress Web session with a remote service - like Gmail - by intercepting and re-using the credentials that identify you to that server. Protecting against sidejacking may take a rethink on the part of Web site operators, users, and browser makers.
Our long-time co-location facility, Digital Forest - the folks that house our servers and provide juice, cooling, and connectivity - needed to add additional capacity for their power backup. Even though the large new units would slide through the building, it was unclear whether certain paths along the way were engineered to handle that much point weight. Why not rip open the roof, instead?
A new version of the AirPort Utility and related software fixes minor bugs and improves the password interface.
At last week's press event, Apple took the wraps off the next version of its iLife suite, bumping the name from iLife '06 to iLife '08 and providing a completely new version of iMovie.
Google bumps storage for Gmail, Picasa, if you're willing to pay $20 to $500 per year for 6 GB to 250 GB of storage.
Apple pumps up the speed on its AirPort Extreme Base Station by upgrading its network ports to gigabit Ethernet.
The Mac OS X Wi-Fi sniffing software KisMAC has reached the end of its lifespan due to a change in German law, where its developers live, that criminalizes software such as it.
A trio of security updates block a variety of problems in Mac OS X, Safari 3, and the iPhone, underscoring the shared code between Mac OS X and the iPhone, and between the Mac and Windows versions of Safari.
Apple releases an update for AirPort Extreme on certain Intel-based Macs but provides no useful details.
The Missing Sync for Windows Mobile 4.0 adds support for Windows Mobile 6 devices, video transfer and playback, and call and SMS logging for access on the Mac.
Webjimbo extends the usefulness of data organizer Yojimbo by giving it a Web interface for viewing, searching, and updating stored items.
A recent thread on TidBITS Talk mentioned the wide array of hardware devices one can use with a Skype account, the fact that many of them have limited Mac compatibility, and the dearth of information available to help Mac users choose among them
In 1984, Apple released the Macintosh, touting it as "the computer for the rest of us." It was revolutionary in bringing ease-of-use to personal computing
After my PowerBook G4's CPU destroyed itself, I replaced it with a much cheaper, but less portable, Mac mini in my living room. When I made this change my wireless network became just a way to bridge the computers in my home office with the computers in the living room