Episode Six – Mainstream Vocal Jazz

Seb Nash makes his hosting debut, joined by Luis Giraldo of Ook Enterprises. They talk about how Luis got to where he is, consultants as salespeople, and the perils of wireless deployments at tech conferences. Launching his product MonkeyBox gets a fair amount of airtime, and we see some of the […]

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Penn State MacAdmins 2014 Call for Proposals

Have experience on a Mac or iOS system administrator topic and want to share? We are looking for engaging, well-crafted sessions that showcase the latest tools and strategies for managing Macs and iOS devices. If you are interested in the opportunity to present a session or two, please submit your […]

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InstaUp2Date + AutoDMG

If you use InstaDMG/InstaUp2Date and are worried that your workflow is going to break sooner than later, swapping AutoDMG in for InstaDMG may be your best bet. This article shows you how to make it work.

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Sydney (Australia) Mac Admins January 2014 Meet Up

To All Sydney Mac Admins, After the success of our inaugural meeting in December 2013, we have actually booked a room for the January Meeting. We currently have a booking at 6pm for the Foulton Room at Hart’s Pub, Corner of Essex & Gloucester St, The Rocks on Wednesday 29th […]

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Announcement (Cross Post) – JSS Add-On for Autopkg

Announcement (Cross Post) – JSS Add-On for Autopkg

Over on the 318.com blog I’ve announced a new ‘processor’ add-on that can be installed with autopkg, which therefore can leverage the JSS API to fulfill many of the functions which up until present only Munki enjoyed(direct pipeline to testing, automatically adding the package to the distribution point, other associated metadata handling.) […]

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Chicago Area Mac Admins Meetup

John Kitzmiller is putting together a group of Mac admins in the Chicago area. These meet ups are a great way to get to know others in our community, and I have had a great time at similar meetups like MacBrained in San Francisco. If you are in the Chicago […]

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System Preferences Profiles in Mavericks (plus a Security Hole!)

System Preferences Profiles in Mavericks (plus a Security Hole!)

Profiles have become one of the most interesting components of the Apple ecosystem – both on OS X and on iOS. With their ability to easily control the functionality of the operating system, install certificates, and manage application preferences, along with their flexibility to use the same profile on desktop […]

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Please Stand By (No Podcast This Week)

Hey folks, Through a quite unexpected streak, we were able to produce and release 6 episodes of season one of the AFP548 podcast every two weeks up until now – our thanks go out to all those who’ve listened, and just as much thanks for those who participated in experiments […]

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Sydney (Australia) Mac Admins Meet Up

To All Sydney Mac Admins (and anyone who wants to travel), A few of us from the ##osx-server IRC channel have scheduled an informal Mac Admins catch up at 6PM Wednesday, 11th December in Sydney’s CBD. At this stage, we plan to meet at Hart’s Pub, 176 Cumberland St, at […]

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Deploying MinecraftEDU

Deploying MinecraftEDU

Minecraft is of course a huge thing. It’s hugely popular at our school, and has become a valuable educational tool. Minecraft allows structured but almost unrestrained creativity, giving students a change to realize the unlimited nature of their imagination and persistence when building worlds and creating narratives. Minecraft’s multiplayer options […]

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