How to Disable AirDrop

While AirDrop allows us to easily move files from machine to machine it can also be seen as a security risk in certain environments. In order to disable the service you need to add a key to the NetworkBrowser plist file, this is easy to do with the Defaults command. defaults write /System/Library/User Template/English.lproj/Library/Preferences/com.apple.NetworkBrowser.plist DisableAirDrop […]

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Enable AirDrop Over Ethernet & Unsupported Macs Running OS X 10.7

By Richard Mallion AirDrop is my favourite feature is Lion.  It allows you to easily send and receive files wirelessly over a network just by dragging and dropping. It’s a great addition to Lion, but it’s not supported on all Macs (some 2008 model MacBook, MacBook Pros, some Mac Pro’s and Mini’s, etc) You can enable AirDrop […]

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