Tag: Mac OS X Leopard

EasyFind is a free alternative to Spotlight

EasyFind is a free application that helps you find files and folders on your Mac. And yes, it's better than Spotlight. EasyFind is made by the folks at DEVONtechnologies who are well-known for developing powerful search software DEVONthink, DEVONagent Pro, and DEVONagent Express, which is to ...

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Mac 101: Yes, Intel Macs can be booted from an external USB drive

More Mac 101, our ongoing series of tips and tidbits for new Mac users. Update: As the comments point out and Low-End Mac confirms, support for USB booting was present in the Mac OS 9 era with the introduction of dual-channel USB in 1999, available first on the slot-loading iMac and one model of th...

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TUAW Certification Series: Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server

Last month, I wrote a post about Apple certifications in general. Today, I'll focus on Mac OS X certifications. If you're a Mac geek who wants to make a living troubleshooting Macs, these are the certifications to get because they are your ticket to becoming a member of the Apple Consultants Network...

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Security Update 2008-004

Along with the 10.5.4 update, Apple has just released Security Update 2008-004 for users of Mac OS X Tiger (10.4). According to Apple, the update "is recommended for all [Mac OS X Tiger (10.4)] users and improves the security of Mac OS X." You can download this update for the following systems: ...

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Sneak preview of Leopard at WWDC

Are you dying for a sneak peek at Leopard, the next incarnation of OS X? If so, book a ticket for San Francisco in mid-August. Apple has announced, on its site and by email to customers, that it will offer a preview of OS X Leopard at  WWDC 2006, scheduled for August 7-11. The Apple site briefl...

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