Archive for category: WWDC

SMB2 & You: Saying Goodbye to AFP in OS X Mavericks

SMB2 & You: Saying Goodbye to AFP in OS X Mavericks

One of the biggest announcements from Apple with OS X Mavericks was not part of the WWDC 2013 keynote.  Instead, it is buried deep in a technical document on Apple’s site.  This is the announcement that the Apple Filing Protocol (AFP) is being deprecated in favor of Server Message Block […]

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OS X Mavericks Core Technologies Overview

OS X Mavericks Core Technologies Overview

Apple has posted a document highlighting the core technologies of OS X Mavericks, which includes some changes from Mountain Lion. Among the new features is a change to the default file sharing protocol from AFP to SMB2.  OS X has long supported SMB, but AFP has remained the default.  AFP […]

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WWDC 2013 Details Announced

WWDC 2013 Details Announced

The details about WWDC 2013 have been posted.  It will be from June 10-14, registration opens on April 25th (Tomorrow!) at 10am PDT, 1pm EST.  Check it out here.

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Apple updates Mac Pro! And New Airport Express!

Apple didn’t say anything in the keynote, but when the store came back, the Mac Pro has been updated!  Looks like it was just the processor that got a change.  No thunderbolt, but looks like the rumors of the MacPro’s demise are premature. http://store.apple.com/us/browse/home/shop_mac/family/mac_pro The new airport express now looks […]

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Final Round of APF548.com Reader Party Tickets at WWDC!

The 2nd round is now closed. We now have a final round for the AFP548.com WWDC party. This one involves a bit of shameless AFP548.com promotion, but since you procrastinated…. For the final round, simply get on Twitter and tweet something about AFP548.com (favorite article, memory, request, whatever), and use […]

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WWDC Comments are Disabled

Second Round of AFP548 WWDC 2012 party tickets

Wow, you guys are fast.  So round 1 has now closed for tickets.  The solution is that if you scroll all the way down to the bottom, you’ll see this: Q2hhbmNlIGZhdm9ycyB0aGUgcHJlcGFyZWQgbWluZC4K and if you base64 decode it: t:~ tperfitt$ pbpaste | base64 -D Chance favors the prepared mind. The second […]

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WWDC Comments are Disabled

First Round of AFP548 WWDC 2012 party tickets

Since we only have a limited number of tickets available for the WWDC 2012 AFP548.com party, we’ll make it a bit challenging.  Find and decode the secret code on the afp548.com home page, and send the answer to party@afp548.com.  The first 10 responders with the correct answer will get an […]

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WWDC 2012 AFP548.com Reader Party!

The WWDC 2012 AFP548.com reader party is on!  GroupLogic has once again agreed to sponsor this awesome shindig.  We only have a limited number of tickets for free drinks, so we’ll be announcing a few challenges.  First, however, the logistics: Where: Thirsty Bear Brewing Company 661 Howard Street San Francisco, […]

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