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  • Backing up Gmail Using Mail, Automator and iCal - Mac Guides
    for you especially if you use Gmail via POP access edit Enabling POP Access within Gmail Login to your Gmail account Click Settings in the upper right hand corner Select the Forwarding and POP tab Click the radio button titled Enable POP for all mail For the When messages are accessed with POP option select Keep Gmail s copy in the inbox Click Save Changes This is important otherwise when you download the mail via POP it will remove them from your Gmail inbox edit Setting up an account in Mail Launch Mail Go to Mail Preferences Click the icon in the bottom left corner to create a new account Under General Information enter the following Account Type POP Account Description Gmail backup Full Name your name Email Address your gmail address Click Continue Under Incoming Mail Server enter the following Incoming Mail Server pop gmail com Username username gmail com Password your Gmail account password Click Continue It will now verify what you have entered Under Outgoing Mail Server leave as default as this is only for backing up purposes and you will not be sending messages from here Click Continue Click Continue again at the summary page and click Done at the next page Select the account you just created under the Accounts menu Select the Advanced tab and uncheck Remove copy from server after retrieving a message Close the Preferences window making sure to save changes edit Setting up an Automator workflow Launch Automator In the Applications list select Mail Drag the Get New Mail action to the right Change the action s For property to the backup account you just created Choose File Save as Plug in Enter any name you like and set Plug in for to iCal Alarm Click Save and wait for iCal

    Original URL path: http://guides.macrumors.com/Backing_up_Gmail_Using_Mail%2C_Automator_and_iCal (2016-04-26)
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  • Bits And Bytes - Mac Guides
    describe an 8 bit byte Gigabit Ethernet will transfer data at 1000 Mbps or 125MBps 1000Mbps 8b 125MBps edit Conversion Table Unit Conversion 1 B byte 8 b bits 1 KB kilobyte 1 024 bytes mainstream definition or 1 000 bytes ISO definition 1 MB megabyte 1 048 576 bytes mainstream definition or 1 000 000 bytes ISO definition 1 GB gigabyte 1 073 741 824 bytes mainstream definition or 1 000 000 000 bytes ISO definition Note The mainstream definitions of kilobyte megabyte and gigabyte are equivalent to the ISO definitions of kibibyte KiB mebibyte MiB and gibibyte GiB respectively edit Example To figure out how long it will take a 1MB picture to download over dial up you can figure out the file size in bits 1MB 1024KB 1024 1024B 1048578B 1048578B 8 8388608 bits And at 56Kbps 56Kbps 56000bps 8388608 bits 56000bps 149 8 seconds It should be noted however that dial up users will rarely or more than likely never see speeds of 56Kbps The highest speeds a 56Kbps modem can handle due to overhead is around 53Kbps and due to other overhead factors most downloads on a 56Kbps modem will average about 32Kbps 1 edit Marketing Also in terms of networking and data transfer you will often see the speed marked in Mbps or Kbps This is purely a marketing device as it appears as if the data is moving 8 times faster than is useful to you When marketing much hardware such as hard drives they are usually advertised using the less common standards based definitions of space ie where 1 GB 1 000 000 000 bytes However in mainstream use 1 GB 1073741824 bytes or 1024 3 This has the effect of making a hard disk appear larger than it actually is for

    Original URL path: http://guides.macrumors.com/Bits_And_Bytes (2016-04-26)
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    Original URL path: /Bonjour (2016-04-26)


  • Broadband - Mac Guides
    several technologies in use that provide broadband internet to homes and businesses DSL or a variant such as ADSL RADSL SDSL through a phone line Cable Often included with a TV and phone service package ISDN Satellite used in conjunction with a dial up upload channel edit Usage While broadband usage is becoming increasingly popular it has not yet overtaken dial up modems According to OECD statistics Korea is the country with the largest broadband penetration with 24 9 of residents using the technology This compares to a 13 adoption rate in the USA and 10 3 overall in the OECD edit Speeds Broadband is available at many different speeds and often the download rate is higher than the upload Figures quoted by ISP s are the absolute maximum speed you will achieve and it is expected that due to overheads noise and contention the actual transfer rates will be less The connection speeds available to you can depend on many factors including Location Varies depending on country and distances from a local hub telephone exchange or cable box for example Noise Interference An ISP will often measure this before providing a service ISP All operate slightly differently Some offer

    Original URL path: http://guides.macrumors.com/Broadband (2016-04-26)
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    Original URL path: /Computing_Units (2016-04-26)


  • Connecting Mac with Wii Wirelessly - Mac Guides
    the Share your connection from menu then turn on AirPort in the To computers using list Now other computers can connect to the internet through your Mac edit Opening the ports Now that you have set up the connection sharing you must open some ports in order to let the Wii communicate to the internet and the Wii Channel s website You can simply turn off your firewall but a more secure way is to allow only certain ports Go to System Preferences Sharing Firewall Turn the firewall on if not already Now add a new firewall policy just for your Wii Click the New button Once this window appears put these port numbers in the TCP Port Number s field 28910 29900 29901 29920 80 443 Click OK edit Wii configuration Now it s time to configure your Wii to connect to your Mac You ll need to set up following settings Manual IP settings IP 10 0 2 11 Subnet 255 255 255 0 Default Router 10 0 2 1 Manual DNS settings Primary DNS 10 0 2 1 Seconday 10 0 2 11 Follow these pictures if you don t know where to put these settings edit

    Original URL path: http://guides.macrumors.com/Connecting_Mac_with_Wii_Wirelessly (2016-04-26)
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    Original URL path: /Ethernet (2016-04-26)




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    Original URL path: /IP_Address (2016-04-26)




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