Daily Archives: October 26, 2007

Unlearning Windows Habbits: Not Trivial

So a month ago, I finally took the plunge, or rather, I plunged my parents into switching to the Mac platform after years of Windows agony for them, and for me trying to explain things to them. No more. I set up an VNC remote administration to be able to help them through the transition and for all other questions of which there are always plenty, new operating system or not. This will be the topic of a different post. Now all is easy. Right. Continue reading

External Home Directory in Leopard

Of all the new features in Leopard, the one I read about today may just be the most exciting. At least for people that regularly use more than one Mac, yet like to have all their files available all the time. In the past that meant some painful synchronization. I am using ChronoSync to accomplish this, but there are many other options. See here for an interesting discussion on this topic. Read on to find what might just be a much more convenient solution… Continue reading

iWork ’08 took a Diet

The updates of iWork ’08 are definitely worth to upgrade. The new features have been described in detail elsewhere so I won’t go into that here. But what I have not read anywhere so far is the amazing diet iWork went onto… Continue reading