MacCast 05.04.2005
wedge Opening

wedge Opening Music

* Music is Say Anything by Manda and the Marbles

wedge News

wedge New iMacs

* Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth and 802.11g wireless networking. ATI Radeon 9600 graphics processor and 128MB of video memory.

* 17" ($1299 USD), features a 1.8GHz chip, 512MB of memory, a 160GB hard drive and a combo drive that can burn CDs and play DVD.

* 17" ($1,499), adds a 2GHz processor and a 8x SuperDrive

* 20" ($1799), 2GHz 512MB memory, a 250GB hard drive and an 8x SuperDrive.

wedge New eMac

* $799 USD, A faster 1.42GHz chip with 256MB of memory, an 80GB hard disk and combo drive.

* $999 USD,1.42 GHZ with 512MB of memory, a 160GB hard disk and an 8X SuperDrive.

wedge Apple offers Free songs with AirPort Express

* When you order from Apple online store get a coupon in your shipment for 30 Free iTunes when you buy an AirPort Express

wedge Apple security update 2005-005

* For Mac OS 10.3.9 not Tiger

wedge Tiger Issues with Networking Software

wedge Causes problems with VPN networking software

* Alleges bug in the Kernel of Tiger that Apple was told about

* Also effects Thursby's DAVE and AdmitMac (for connecting to Windows ActiveDirectory)

wedge VirtualPC issues as well

* Virtual Switch networking, zero-configuration printing and ability to launch PC programs via the dock

* They are working with Apple on a patch

wedge Apple Being Sued by Tiger Direct

* A trademark infringement lawsuit

* OS X Tiger lowered their search results

* Bob Young, founder of Red Hat, also owns a Canadian Footbal team , Hamilton Tiger-Cats, supports Apple saying the lawsuit is "a load of cods-wallop."

wedge Special Report: Using Tiger

wedge In the Box

* Tiger DVD including Developer Tools

* iWork Trial

* Welcome to Tiger Guide and Installation Guide

wedge The Install

* I had a full backup so I inserted the install DVD, ran the installer and rebooted.

* Ran Disk Utility. New features, need to choose Security options to do zero all data. New options for overwrite.

* Did a new install. Took approx. 30 mins.

* Product setup and registration. Set up my .Mac account.

wedge Used the Apple Migration Assistant to restore data from my Carbon Copy Cloner backup.

* Brought over all my documents, preferences, iPhoto Library, iTunes, Mail, Bookmarks, etc.

wedge Using Tiger

wedge Spotlight

* Took a while to index. About 30 mins for my 30GB HD

* Fast, almost instantaneous results. Drop down displays the top 20 results most recently opened.

* Searches everything. Including inside documents, PDFs, MP3 ID3 tags, etc.

* Organized in categories. You can turn them on or off.

* Remembers the last search.

* If you use the window you can click the "info" button and get more details on the file.

* Image files can be displayed as a slideshow. Added to iPhoto viewed as thumbnails.

* Save searches as Smart Folders.

* Spotlight everywhere in the Open and Save Dialogs, system preferences, etc

wedge Dashboard

* In the dock, you can also press F12 to display. Can be changed in the Expose & Dashbord system preferences.

* Calendar, clock, yellow pages, weather, etc.

* Can add as many as you want and can have multiples open.

* Set preferences on Widgets

* Get More..
Get more Widgets
wedge iChatAV

* Visually not much different.

* Bonjour instead of Rendezvous

* My groups were a little messed up

* Audio chats with up to 9 people. New icon to show who can do multiple audio chats

wedge Video chat with up to 4 people

* To join a multiperson video conference, you need any G5 computer, or a 1 GHz single processor G4, or a dual processor 800 MHz G4, and a broadband connection to the Internet.

* To host a multiperson video conference, you need any G5 computer, or a 1 GHz dual processor G4. In addition, you need an Internet connection that supports a minimum download bandwidth of 384 Kbps, and a minimum upload bandwidth of 384 Kbps.

wedge Safari RSS

* Add RSS feeds as bookmarks. When in bookmark bar shows the number of unread articles

wedge Display PDFs in Safari

* Ctrl-Click for more options, including Open in Preview

* Had to delete the AdobePDFViewer.plugin in /Library/Internet Plug-Ins

wedge Private browsing

* Sites are not added to history, AutoFill info is not saved, Google search box terms are not saved.

* Reset or empty Safari cache from the Safari menu

wedge My favorite feature... New Dictionary App.

* Turn on contextual menu Open Dictionary in Panel in preferences.

wedge What I hate

* The new trash sound.

* More on Friday....

wedge Feedback, Comments and Commentary

wedge Steve (MacNeo) on Dashboard

* Play comments.

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