Parallels Desktop 4

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Yesterday I had the opportunity to install Parallels version 4 on someone’s computer. I have installed and used Parallels through version 3, but haven’t had much opportunity to install and interact with version 4 until now.  

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iMac Optical Drive

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Well, I am learning a lot in my new Mac Tech job. I am enjoying it even though it is a bit stressful at times. Today I was able to do a take apart on an iMac. Not just any iMac though, it was MY iMac!

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Activity Monitor

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Just a quick note, this article on Activity Monitor is very thorough and informative. If delving into the Activity Monitor is not your thing just ignore it. But it is quite interesting. [From OS X Process Management: Guide to Activity Monitor – MacFixIt] Doug

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The MacBook

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I have only been at my new job for a few days, but one of the techs took me through the take apart of a white MacBook. The purpose was to remove and replace the LCD screen. Tell you what, these little guys have a ton of screws! I wasn’t…

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Banking Software

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I have been following a lengthy discussion about finance software online. I am using Quicken 2007 and have used Quicken for years. I have tried other software like Moneydance, but nothing seemed to work with online banking like Quicken. Yes, Quicken is clunky and it’s code is outdated, but for…

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MobileMe Public Folder

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I think MobileMe is totally cool. It is much more than an email service, but admittedly I don’t use all of it’s features. In my new Mac Tech job I am not able to have a POP email account at this time so I go into MobileMe on Safari and…

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New Job

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Hey folks, for the last few months I have been out of work and looking for a new Mac Tech job. Well, yesterday I was hired on full-time by a Mac Specialist in my community. Although I am very familiar with Mac Tech Support I am still going to be…

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iWork ’09

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Finally! I bought the Family Pack of iWork ’09. I just installed it on my iMac and MacBook with no problems. I will be going through the Apple certified manual on iWork ’09 so I can really learn these apps. So, I will be reporting on my studies on iWork…

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