With every significant update of Apple’s operating system there’s going to be a slew of manuals to help new and experienced computer users learn about a system’s new features, plus any tips and hacks that make for better and faster computing. Bakari Chavanu looks at two new Mac OS X Leopard books.
There may still be some cat lovers (Tiger, Puma, Cheetah, or Panther) among us who still don’t know what Leopard has to offer. If you are one of them, or are just looking for a short, readable collection of whys, wherefores, hints, tips, and tricks about Leopard, Macworld’s Total Leopard Superguide could be the publication you need.
Well, it’s been a month and a half since I upgraded to Leopard and overall, I really like it. However, what I would reallyRead More
I havenâ€™t decided if I like the new Stacks feature in Leopard or not, but what I donâ€™t like is how the icon of the stack is the icon of first alphabetical item in the folder you put in the Dock for a stack. This Macspiration will tell you how to fix that.
With Mac OS X 10.5 (a.k.a. Leopard) Apple has introduced a very nice new feature called â€œback to my macâ€. For those with a .mac account, you can now setup a secure way of accessing your Mac from on the road. Useful? Oh yes it is.
With this feature being bundled with Leopard it will have many people asking the question, â€œWhat do I need this for?â€ a question I asked myself before I began using a pre-Leopard workspaces program called Desktop Manager. I fell in love with it to the point where I had to get the Google Desktop on my PC just so I could take advantage of Workspaces.
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This week, we have six people sit down and chat about the weeks Mac and Apple news. Owen, David, Donny, Tim, Guy, and Rich discuss some of the features in Leopard, as well as installation problems. There is a new malware trojan horse on the Mac, and we look at how you can avoid getting it. Apple sells 2 million copies of Leopard. The iPhone is already hacked, and we look at the real reasons behind NBC’s break from iTunes. Also, a special Book Bytes Live with John Nemo features an interview with the great author Joe Cottonwood!
I’m been home sick for the past few days, whatever is going around came to visit me. So this morning, when the FedEx guyRead More
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By the time you listen to this, Leopard will be out in the wild, possibly even on your hard drive running your Mac. But when we recorded this two days prior to the launch, Tim Robertson, Donny Yankellow, and Rich Lefko were left asking questions and talking about what they were most looking forward to.