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Macworld

Apple just released a bunch of new stuff this week. The Mac Mini looks very interesting as an upgrade to Mom & Dad's iMac. Head over to Apple to take a look.

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Use a Gmail account for basic file backups

I may try this. If you've got a Gmail account, you've got handy access to 1gb of email, and now most accounts also have POP access enabled. Using those two facts, forum reader minton created a script that backs up selected files from the Fin... Via [macosxhints]

Airport Express WDS with third party NAT / DHCP

I'll need this soon for obvious reasons...



This hint describes how to add an Airport express to extend (WDS) an Airport Extreme network that uses some other (wired) host (e.g. a broadband router) to provide DHCP and NAT. The Airport Express Assistant will let you set ...
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Mac Software

This is Brad Choate's list of OS X sofware. I really want to look into some of these as they look very interesting. Check it out if you run OS X.

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Airport 3.4 Problems

I'm sure glad I waited to update my setup here at home...

Apple's new Airport Extreme 3.4 update has very definite problems with loss of signal strength and dropping connections. If you haven't installed it, don't do it. If you've already installed it, xlr8yourmac has an article that tells how to revert to 3.3.1.
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PS Update

Wow :biggrin: it's pretty quiet in here! What a difference. Sceptic that I am, I will reserve final jugdement for two or three weeks. I read reports that after some time the PS's seemed to get louder again. There is also the issue of overheating. I'll be testing that soon with another overnight DVD encoding session. I'm working on a suprise DVD for someone.

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