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Universally Great Widget!

Our new RSS widget is now universally great – well, ok, perhaps I mean it works on the new Intel based Macs. Either way, you can now download the updated version which works both on PPC and Intel in our downloads section.

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New Forum!

Yes, we’re sure the questions will start flooding in so we’ve opened… the iPod FM Tuner Forum…OK, so it’s not that, it’s the x86 Forum – for discussing all those issues specifically relating to the new machines and the ongoing transition to an all Intel-based product line. Who wants to go first?

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10.4.4 Released

So, what’s the deal with 10.4.4?
Well for a start it’s the OS for the new Intel chip machines – everything from the OS to all included applications run natively – no rosetta required. But what else? Read on for some highlights:

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Macworld Updates

So, amid the major announcements of 10.4.4, iLife 06 and a new version of iWork something interesting was mentioned…something about Intel…

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OSXPASS – request for comment/feedback

Its a new year (coming) and it has been a long time since I did an update of OSXPASS. I hadn’t made changes pre-Tiger hoping that Apple would come up with a solution and include it with Tiger. But, alas, that didn’t happen. So, I am embarking on doing an updated version of OSXPASS. This email is a request for comment and feedback. I’d like any information that might help guide me in the next version. And, if anyone has experienced problems, noted any security concerns, etc I’d like to hear about it. (I have thick skin.)

Read more Centrify DirectControl Webcast Today

The group will be presenting a Webcast on Centrify’s DirectControl Active Directory integration product TODAY, Tuesday, October 25 at 1:00 pm EDT. David McNeely, a Director of Product Management at Centrify, will be presenting.

In this webcast, Centrify will show you how to quickly and easily integrate Mac workstations into your Active Directory infrastructure without giving up administration privileges. Centrify’s unique solution eliminates implementation roadblocks because it does not require changing Active Directory or installing additional software on domain controllers.

For more information on how to watch this Webcast, please visit the website:

The broadcast ID needed to view the webcast is ‘macenterprise‘. QuickTime 7 will be necessary to watch the live webcast. To download this and the most up-to-date version of the cast:stream software, please go to:

Read more NetRestore and ASR Webcast

The group will be presenting a Webcast on NetRestore and ASR on Tuesday, August 16 at 1:00 pm EDT. Mike Bombich, an Apple Systems Engineer and author of many popular Mac tools, including NetRestore, will be presenting.

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Hopping on the Widget Bandwagon…

We’re all having fun with Dashboard widgets, right? If nothing else it’s a useful way to try and convince ourselves that we all need 30″ displays just for all the new informational widgets we have now…

So, just to keep up with all the rest, the new RSS widget

See, told you Dashboard was useful!

Read more iPods in Education Webcast

The group will be presenting a Webcast on iPods in Education on Tuesday, April 26 at 1:00 pm EDT. Representatives from two higher education institutions will each present on their own innovative and highly regarded iPod integrations.

Read more Streaming Solutions Webcast

The group will be presenting a Webcast on Enterprise Streaming Solutions on Tuesday, March 15 at 1:00 pm EDT. George Cook, a Consulting Engineer at Apple and Stephen Tonna, QuickTime Streaming Product Manager at Apple, will be presenting.

Streaming video is ideal for sharing rich media content, publishing lectures, and accessing educational programming, and it can make important school events accessible to the community, such as sporting events and commencement. After an update on QuickTime and MPEG-4 from Stephen Tonna, George will delve into specific scenarios for both live streaming and video-on-demand. Tune into this webcast to learn about the latest video streaming tools and techniques.

For more information on how to watch this Webcast, please visit the website:

The broadcast ID needed to view the webcast is ‘macenterprise‘.

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