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When installing Windows 8 on an iMac (Late 2013) or Mac Pro (Late 2013), installation may not complete if you use an optical disc for installation. Instead, you are prompted to "press any key" or the computer restarts back to OS X.| Read more »
An Apple ID is your user name for everything you do with Apple, like using the iTunes Store, the App Store, iCloud, FaceTime, and much more.
If you don’t already have an Apple ID, you can create one whenever you’re asked to sign in. Or just visit appleid.apple.com.
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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 proposals soon here:<http://macadmins.psu.edu/conference/submit-proposals/>The deadline to submit session proposals for the 2014 Penn State MacAdmins Conference is Friday, February 28, with about one month left to go!Accepted session speakers will receive a free conference registration.Don’t wait too long, submit today!Sign up for our MacAdmins Conference Newsletter for the latest news.- Penn State MacAdmins Conference TeamAbout ... | Read more »
Learn about Macs that can be used with the authenticated restart feature of the fdesetup command line utility. This utility allows you to restart a Mac using Screen Sharing or Remote Login (SSH), even when FileVault is enabled on the remote Mac.| Read more »
The writing seems to be on the wall for InstaDMG. Even though Allister Banks has done a great job keeping the code up the last few years, people are clearly moving on to other tools, especially as they change their workflows from image-centric to installation-centric. As announced on AFP548 previously, Per Olofsson has released a tool that is reminiscent of InstaDMG but with a nice GUI on top: AutoDMG. For those who have an InstaDMG/InstaUp2Date workflow and fear that it might break soon, I have good news: you can use your current InstaUp2Date catalogues and the new AutoDMG to give you a solution that should work for some time to come.If you are unfamiliar with AutoDMG, think of it as a drag-and-drop version of the original InstaDMG (i.e. pre-InstaUp2Date). Grab your OS installer and drop it on. Let AutoDMG grab any system software updates for... | Read more »
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 January.Does this date, time and location suit? We are open to changing any of the details if you want to come, but can’t make it.Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to get together with your fellow Sydney Mac Admins.Email Marcus Rowell to register your interest or for more information.About Marcus RowellMarcus Rowell is a Mac Systems Administrator and IT generalist who is trying to make IT simple and reliable. He can be found on Twitter as @mrowell.Mail |... | Read more »
When you try to redeem an iTunes Gift Card or code, you might see a message that the code is invalid or inactive. Or you might not be able to easily read the code. If that’s happening to you, try these steps.| Read more »
AirPrint enables instant printing from iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and Mac without the need to install drivers or download software. Simply select an AirPrint printer and print. It's that simple.| Read more »