Apple’s Address Book is a central part of the Mac experience. It’s
integrated with Mail, iCal, iChat, Safari, Fax, Dashboard, and
Spotlight. It synchronizes to MobileMe, iPhone, iPod, and a wide
variety of third-party software and hardware.
Yet for such an
essential tool, it’s curious that Apple has kept Address Book so
bare-bones basic. At first glance, there’s not much power to eke out of
Address Book, but we’ve collected a few handy tips to help you squeeze
some extra functionality out of this vital application.
While it's only two years too late, AT&T has decided that for a
select few users they would add MMS functionality two weeks early.
While the official date is set for September 25th, it's possible the
carrier might attempt a slow-roll-out of the new service just to let
steam off ahead of the launch.
The upcoming release of Snow Leopard with Boot Camp 3.0, ushers in a
new age of running Windows on your Mac. Apple seems to be truly
committed to providing an integrated solution for running Windows on
While including your Twitter and Facebook friends' contact information would be a pretty cool add-on to Mac's Address Book, recently released "screenshots" appear less than completely accurate looking.
With Snow Leopard set to pounce on us in September, Apple has begun to tweak the user interface in the latest developer previews, making it clear that the OS will see more than just changes under the hood.