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Spotify sambas into Brazil

The popular streaming music service is now available in Brazil, upping Spotify's global presence to 57 markets worldwide.

By May 28, 2014


Free 3G data if you watch ads from new network Samba

Samba is a new network offering free data for your laptop or iPad if you watch adverts from the likes of Samsung, Unicef and Gillette.

By July 5, 2012


The brains behind BitTorrent get on TV's good side (Q&A)

The ex-president of BitTorrent, the peer-to-peer file-sharing service many associate with piracy, has jumped to the same team as television broadcasters with Flingo, a Shazam for video. And engineers from BitTorrent have joined him.

By July 6, 2013


How to connect to a Windows machine from OS X

Apple supports several ways to establish file-sharing connections with Windows PCs.

By October 3, 2012


Say adios to Samba in OS X

Apple will apparently not be including Samba Windows networking technology in future versions of OS X because of Samba's upgrade to the GPLv3 license.

By March 23, 2011


How to connect OS X to Windows printers via LPD

Sometimes connecting your Mac to a Windows shared printer may not work properly, in which case you can try using the LPD protocol instead.

By January 10, 2012


Unable to disable SMB file sharing in OS X

After upgrading to OS X Lion, some people who have used Windows file sharing may not be able to disable this setting.

By December 20, 2011


Motorola FlipOut sambas on over to Brazil

Gizmodo Brazil reports that the FlipOut will be on sale in assorted colors in the land of carnivals, samba, and barefoot beach football.

By May 13, 2010


Snow Leopard SMB incompatibility with newer Samba versions on Unix systems?

The Finder may not be able to rename folders on SMB shares when in column view. This seems to happen only on Unix and Linux machines running Samba version 3.3.x or higher.

By October 21, 2009


Hands-on with troubleshooting firewall corruption

The OS X firewall is a useful and important security feature, and we recommend people enable as many of its features as possible to help ward off the possibility of attacks, especially when connected to public networks. Despite its benefits, as with any software package the firewall is susceptible to corruption that can interfere with its functions, and result in odd behavior. One of these is the notorious self-assigned IP address problem that can plague various network ports in OS X.

By September 10, 2010