To be a top-notch Mac tech or consultant, you need two things: Extensive training surrounding the underpinnings of Apple hardware and a whole lotta Red Bull. While they can't help you with your energy drink addiction, the folks at MacTech definitely have your back where the training is concerned. Catering to the needs of those who specialize in providing service to home and small business clients, attending a MacTech one-day Boot Camp is a great way to pick up new skills, catch wind of the latest developments of concern to the tech and consulting community and network with your fellows. With this being the case, we're sure that you'll be happy to discover that MacTech has just announced four new Boot Camp events for 2011.
Since the early days of the Mac OS, most users have avoided the Services menu, largely because of what used to be found there: a bewildering, ever-growing mess of options, submenus, and shortcuts. But with Snow Leopard, the Services menu got a major revamp, making it contextual to the application you’re using, as well as configurable. Once you know how to take advantage of its useful actions, you’ll save yourself lots of time.
Last week MobileMe underwent a complete redesign. With only 2-hours notice, members didn’t really know what to expect other than the service was just going down for regular maintenance. But when MobileMe came back online, it had a completely redesigned user interface that’s fresh and inviting, and a few new features were thrown in as well.