The popular streaming music service is now available in Brazil, upping Spotify's global presence to 57 markets worldwide.
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.
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.
Apple supports several ways to establish file-sharing connections with Windows PCs.
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.
Sometimes connecting your Mac to a Windows shared printer may not work properly, in which case you can try using the LPD protocol instead.
After upgrading to OS X Lion, some people who have used Windows file sharing may not be able to disable this setting.
Gizmodo Brazil reports that the FlipOut will be on sale in assorted colors in the land of carnivals, samba, and barefoot beach football.
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.
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.