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Want News & Information on Your iPod? Try Pod2Go!

5:00 PM, Sep. 19th, 2004 · · Monday’s Mac Gadget

One of the lesser known features of the iPod is the ability to synchronize and read text notes, but this is only the tip of the iceberg. Pod2Go will let you take the Notes feature to a whole new level

Need Remote Control of iTunes? Better Get netTunes!

5:00 PM, Aug. 15th, 2004 · · Monday’s Mac Gadget

If you're into music, then you probably know that Apple has the most comprehensive suite of hardware and software products for managing your music. netTunes, however, offers you new abilities for managing your music when it is on another Mac

Want to Know About Your Mac’s Sensors? Check Out ThermographX!

5:00 PM, Jun. 20th, 2004 · · Monday’s Mac Gadget

Today's processors operate in the GHz range, and use processes that attempt to squeeze even more transistors onto a chip. This has led to designs that require clever design requiring thermally conductive paste, metal heat sinks, fans, and in some cases, liquid cooling. If only there was a way to monitor the temperature sensors in your Mac

Need to Protect Your Mac from Malware? You Need These Gadgets!

5:00 PM, May. 23rd, 2004 · · Monday’s Mac Gadget

This has certainly been an exciting week in the Mac security arena. There was the report of a serious security flaw in Mac OS X, as well as an update which addresses some of the initial exploits. Fortunately, the Mac community has responded, too, and there are tools you can use to not only protect against malware, but customize how Mac OS X deals with URLs

Need Full Control When Sharing Your Files? Try SharePoints!

5:00 PM, May. 2nd, 2004 · · Monday’s Mac Gadget

One of the great features about Mac OS X is the ability to share your files with others. Unfortunately, the Sharing feature defaults to sharing the Public folder in your home directory. If only there was a way to share other folders

Want to Share Your iSight With The World? Check Out KeyCamX!

3:00 PM, Mar. 21st, 2004 · · Monday’s Mac Gadget

Sure, the iSight camera is a great complement to Apple's iChat AV, allowing you to not only chat using text, but to also include audio and video in your chatting experience; but there's so much more that you could be doing with your iSight camera

Want To Explore Open Source On OS X? Fink Is Your Friend!

3:00 PM, Feb. 29th, 2004 · · Monday’s Mac Gadget

Along with improvements in multi-tasking, stability and memory management, a UNIX foundation gives one access to a wide variety of freeware and Open Source tools. Unfortunately, getting these tools to compile and run under Mac OS X, or any UNIX environment, may require more than casual computing knowledge. Fortunately, the folks who developed Fink have created a complete system, knows as a package management system, to allow just about anyone to enjoy Open Source goodness under Mac OS X

Wondering Who Your Mac Is Talking To? You Need A Little Snitch!

3:00 PM, Feb. 1st, 2004 · · Monday’s Mac Gadget

For many of us, since our connections are always on, and we are typically assigned a specific IP address, our machine is a sitting duck for attack by anyone on the Internet. Fortunately, between software firewalls, such as the one included with Panther, and hardware devices, such as a Linksys WRT54G, you can be pretty well protected against people trying to get into your machine. But what about programs that try to initiate connections from our Mac to the outside world?