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It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires Fl...

October 23rd 2013 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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There was a time when installing and configuring Mac OS Server or OS X Server was no modest undertaking; it was an entirely different operating system build, requiring a reinstall or upgrade to get at the yummy workgroup nougat center of Apple's desktop system. Those days, thankfully, are gone: O...

October 22nd 2013 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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If you use OS X Server, it's time to fire up Software Update. Apple has just released version 2.2.1 of its server add-on for Mountain Lion, bringing with it a number of updates, fixes and even a couple of new features like a Caching Server for Mac App Store downloads and Wiki Server support for R...

February 5th 2013 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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In addition to the flurry of other updates to go along with the release of OS X Mountain Lion, Apple has updated OS X Server, Xcode and Remote Desktop. OS X Server 2.0 is a $19.99 Mac App Store purchase that can be added to any Mac running Mountain Lion, enabling that machine to be used at a ser...

July 26th 2012 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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Dear Aunt TUAW, Hi, I found (the hard way) what seems to be a bug in Lion's new "Versions" feature. If I take an image that is on the desktop, make an edit (e.g. annotate it) and then quit Preview, it automatically saves the change. Then if I open the file again, I can use File->Revert to...

September 6th 2011 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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A bug has been discovered in OS X Lion Server that appears when a user tries to share a file with extended attributes with a Windows XP or Windows 7 system. The bug was first discovered by Steve Maser, a senior systems administrator at the University of Michigan's Office of Technology Transfer....

August 30th 2011 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Apple has released an update to Xsan, its storage area network (SAN) file system for OS X. Xsan 2.2.2 FileSystem Update is recommended for all Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard-based Xsan 2.2 systems, according to the release notes. The update improves general file system reliability and offers:...

August 26th 2011 at 11:40am 0 Comments
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One of the amazing things about the Lion announcement a few months ago was OS X Lion Server, which Apple said would be available for $49.99. That's the lowest cost for any version of Mac OS X Server by a wide margin, and a price point that might make some people think twice about whether they'd b...

July 20th 2011 at 3:36pm 0 Comments
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While corporate, scientific, entertainment industry, and university buyers of the soon-to-be-dead Xserve are bemoaning the loss of the rack-mounted powerhouse, Steve Jobs has reportedly told a French Xserve customer "hardly anyone was buying them." A reader of the French MacGeneration website sent...

November 8th 2010 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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While we all know the story of Psystar, the company that crashed and burned by loudly selling non-Apple Macintosh computers with OS X installed, a much quieter and more polite company named Quo Computer seems to be doing just fine. Their mission is to get computers that can run the Macintosh OS into...

September 10th 2010 at 9:00am 0 Comments