Allow network users to manage printers

When rolling out a Mac OS X SOE, sometimes it will be advantageous to allow regular users, with mobile or network accounts, to be able to manage printers on their computers. For instance, pausing or resuming a print queue can sometimes require you to be an Administrator. Fortunately it’s pretty easy to fix this – […]

Over half your news is spin – Crikey

Today Crikey launches an investigation six months in the making. Spinning the Media is an investigation in conjunction with the University of Technology (UTS) Sydney into the role PR plays in making the media. Under UTS’ Australian Centre for Independent Journalism (ACIJ) head Wendy Bacon (a Walkley Award-winning investigative journalist herself…) more than 40 students have got […]

Solid State Drives are the new black…

Solid State Drives (SSD) are one of the biggest performance increases to hit personal computers for quite some time. For many years, a solid rule of thumb was that a given computer didn’t have enough RAM and therefore the cheapest way to speed up a computer was to add more RAM. Of course this was […]

How to get Juniper Network Connect working with Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

I’ve had issues getting Juniper’s Network Connect app to work on Snow Leopard. First up, it simply wouldn’t install at all, which was a bit of a problem. Turns out you can download the dmg from the firewall through the url /dana-cached/nc/NetworkConnect.dmg – eg, if you’re connecting to then the url will be […]