Someone on a PC sends you a file and it arrives as a file called winmail.dat? Try TNEF’s Enough to extract it into a file you can hopefully use.
Actually, on the Intel MacBook and MacBook Pro “Power Manager” is now “System Management Controller”. Here are Apple’s instructions on how to reset the SMC.
Engadget looks at an 8 core Mac Pro at NAB (drool warning: also has 8Gb RAM 🙂
I discovered that Google’s Mac download page offers:
Those suffering the MacBook battery problem:
- macbook no batteries available
- macbook pro cross on battery icon
- mac book pro battery cross
- macbook no battery available cross
- macbook battery cross
- mac book pro no batteries available
Those wondering what “the usual lecture” is:
- we trust you have received the usual lecture from the local system
Those with Intel Xserves:
- intel xserve kernel errors
- intel xserve fans loud
Those coming to terms with local changes:
- daylight savings sucks
Those seeking enlightenment:
- dalai lama commencement speech
Those hoping to spy on people (or stop being spied on): (Hint, it’s probably hardwired to the camera)
- green light isight mac book no programs on
- isight led off
- turn off isight led
- turn off led built in isight camera light
- turning off isight led
- isight disable green light
- turning off green light on apple isight
Those who are looking in the wrong place:
- friday the 13th gifs
- what observation would help monitor a clown fish
It looks like the Mac OS X 10.4.9 update updates sudo such that it now no longer references “We trust you have received the usual lecture from the local System Administrator.”, probably because many people don’t have a local system administrator. Nor does it warn you that with great power comes great responsibility. Certainly there were lots of people searching on that phrase, presumably to work out what the “usual lecture” is. Now sudo gives
WARNING: Improper use of the sudo command could lead to data loss or the deletion of important system files. Please double-check your typing when using sudo. Type "man sudo" for more information. To proceed, enter your password, or type Ctrl-C to abort.
Which is probably more useful if you haven’t experienced sudo before. I also note that typing ‘help’ at the bash commandline now gives you something better than “command not found”
Apple has sold 100 Milliion iPods worldwide. Meanwhile Apple Australia sold 700,000 iPods last quarter.
Today’s West Australian had a red, black and white rendition of the Abbey Road cover, with them sporting iPods, as the Beatles have agreed to put their back catalog on iTunes.
According to Channel Ten news, one? some? of the radio stations on the Nova network now displays its playlist on its website along with links to the iTunes store. Can’t find the site though.