Apple introduced simple–and really, really good–Screen Sharing starting back in OS 10.5 (Leopard), but most people don’t seem to know about it. We’ve got multiple computers (Mac laptops, a desktop, one PC, an iPad, iPods, iPhones), and I’ve found Screen Sharing to be a great way to help me manage and use all of these [...]
Ok, long post here. Consider yourself warned. Maybe I should make this into a 50 page iBook.
As of Mac OSX Lion, Apple’s iCloud service is still a bit on the raw side, and it can be pretty painful to get it working with any sophistication across multiple iOS devices and Macs. Since it took [...]
I recently bought myself an XBox 360, and intended to hook it up to my HDTV for high-def video, and to my stereo for audio.
But my stereo is old, and doesn’t accept HDMI inputs. And my high-def TV doesn’t have audio output. So I needed two separate cables out of the XBox: one for [...]
Name Withheld asks,
Hey – I’m considering a Mac Mini to do a home entertainment solution as per your config. A few questions:
• What do you use to connect to your TV screen? Are you happy with the quality? I like the idea of the flexibility provided by a Mac Mini vs Apple TV, [...]
Forget the flying car. It was a dumb idea. People can’t drive properly in 2D, and the last thing I want to worry about is some 18-wheeler landing on my head. Pretty sure that’s the last thing I’d have a chance to worry about. Reminds me of a classic joke: What’s the last thing that [...]
Ok, this is crazy tweaky techy stuff, but I’ve put together a whole-house music and video system that’s working amazingly well. Apple based, but you could do most of this with iTunes for Windows as well, though you’d have a harder time setting up screen sharing (still possible; I’ve got it working) and automatic backups. [...]