VirusBarrier X6

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I know, I know you don’t need virus software on the Mac. I happen to believe that is true. I think you can get alone pretty well without virus software on the Mac if you are intelligent about how you download and about what files you open.

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iPhoto Histogram

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If you are an iPhoto user and like to touch up your photos this article on the iPhoto Histogram may be helpful. However, of late I have been using the “Enhance” button on some photos. It dos not always do well, but more often than not it really helps photos…

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The Windows Phenomenon

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I start my new position a week from today. I will be doing some Windows XP support along with Mac support so I thought a little brushing up on the Windows world was in order. A great place to learn different apps and/or OS’s is at Linda.com. They have tutorial…

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The More Things Change

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Well, I haven’t hinted much at what is going on in my Mac environment, but I just wanted to mention I am changing jobs from working in the Service Department at an retail Apple Specialist back to the major corporation I used to work at previously. From a retail environment…

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iWeb Domain Name

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Anyone out there have a domain name they want to get pointed at their iWeb created MobileMe website? Here is a great tutorial on how to do that. Doug

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Login Items

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I just read a good article about how to fix issues with login items. One thing about working on other peoples Macs is dealing with login items. Some people have so many items booting up that it makes it almost impossible to work on the machine. Sometimes, if I am…

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White iMac Hard Drive

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I have been able to do several types of repairs on different Macs in my current tech position. Yesterday I was “privileged” to put a new hard drive in a late 2006 white iMac. To sum it up in two words, “what grief”! Some of the white iMacs you just…

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Apple Purchases

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Buy anything at the Apple store lately. Check out this story on thieves working people who buy goodies at the Apple store. The bottom line is, be careful what you do with your purchases after leaving the store. Doug

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