By Richard Mallion Transferring files between iOS devices and OS X has always been problematic in its implementation. There are may ways you can achieve this ranging from WebDav servers, iCloud to simply emailing yourself the document concerned. A new app called “InstaShare” has arrived which mimics the simplicity of AirDrop on OS X. InstaShare […]
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 […]
By Richard Mallion There is always something new to learn….. AirDrop is my favourite Lion feature but its always slightly awkward to get to as its buried in the Finder Window sidebar but help is at hand. Just press Command+Shift+R in the Finder to instantly bring up the AirDrop window.
By John Greenash. Airdrop is a new feature built into OS X Lion to easily facilitate the transfer of data between two computers wirelessly without any configuration necessary. How often do you find yourself sitting in the office and needing to share a file with a colleague? Do you ask your colleague to turn […]
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 […]