All indications are that The iPhone 5, as announced today will continue to expand Apple’s hold on the market through improved and expanded features. Because of some of these improvements and changes, this release will require some consideration by those who need to support them.
Have you ever found yourself needing to change the case of text in a document? I often do, and for over five years now, I’ve used the Change Case Service by Ron Fleckner. This simple software adds several items to the “Services” sub-menu of any application menu in OS X. To use, simply select the [...]
Before you read any further, take note: altering your EFI boot partition is not supported by Apple and The Mac Admin takes no responsibility if you render your computer(s) unbootable by mounting and modifying this partition.
If you work with, support, or own iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch), you probably have or will encounter a situation where you have a locked device but have lost, forgotten or never knew the passcode. Using Device Firmware Update (DFU) mode, you can get the device back to a factory state. This will wipe [...]
In Mac OS X, the default paper size is a setting that determines the size of paper that applications will try to print to unless the user chooses otherwise. For most systems and applications this defaults to US Letter. In order to provide a positive user experience, especially for end users outside of the United States, it may be desirable to set a different default paper size.
There are two bills currently in front of the United States Congress; the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act (PROTECT IP). Like most undesirable legislation, these bills carry names that are hard to argue against without seeming like a bad person. Also like most undesirable bills, their effects have little to do with their titles.
On any given day, I’m likely to have some form of conversation that includes a discussion of why no one should have administrative privileges, or why everyone should have them and IT shouldn’t care. To paraphrase Mr. Kenobi, both arguments are correct, from a certain point of view.
The core of the issue comes down to determining what is most important to an organization.