Tag Archive: Share

How Do I Share iPhoto and iTunes Libraries Between Two Users? [Ask MacRx]

AskMacRx Sharing an iPhoto or iTunes library between two users is a common request, but Apple doesn’t make this easy. Home Sharing will distribute purchased media but does not allow you to manage a single shared library. Here are some Apple recommended options: I have my iPhoto library located in my /Users/Shared folder. My wife is an Admin and I am an Admin and both login apps  [Read More…]

Apple Boosting Enterprise Market Share Because of ‘Bring Your Own Device’ Programs

Apple is making inroads in the enterprise market according to the New York Times and it’s all because consumers are bringing what they use at home to the office. Corporate IT ecosystems traditionally have been very locked-down allowing employees very little flexibility in what laptops and other devices they can use in an effort to make sure everything runs as smooth as possible. However, Bring Your Own Device programs like Kraft Foods’ give employees the  [Read More…]

Gartner Shows Global iPad Market Share Dipping But Still Dominating Through 2014

Apple’s iPad may take a few lumps, but it will remain the undisputed king of tablets at least through 2014. That’s according to the latest research and projections from Gartner. Apple’s iPad in on track to make up 73.4% of worldwide media tablet sales in 2011. That’s down 10% from the iPad’s 83% share in 2010. But beyond Apple iOS and the Android operating system, Gartner says, there’s no indication that any other tablet or  [Read More…]

Holy Cow! Apple Stock Soars Over $410 A Share

Wow. As of writing, Apple is hovering above $ 410 a share, with a market share $ 25 billion ahead of Exxon Mobil, the world’s second most valuable company. This all without Steve at the helm. How high will it go?

IDC Data Shows Android Bleeding Tablet Market Share to The iPad

According to the findings of presented in the “Worldwide Quarterly Media Tablet and eReader Tracker” from the International Data Corporation (IDC), Apple remains an even bigger-than-expected force in the global tablet market. And Android is anything but the big winner in the emerging market ravenous for tablets computers. Based on the IDC’s research, worldwide media tablet shipments in the second quarter were driven by “continued robust demand for Apple’s iPad 2,” which saw shipments reach  [Read More…]

Share Adobe Photoshop Between Mac OS X 10.7 Lion & 10.6 Snow Leopard

Photoshop in Mac OS X If you dual boot Mac OS X 10.6 and 10.7 then you may have noticed that some apps installed in one OS don’t necessarily work in the other. Some of these are because of 10.7 Lion specific features or Rosetta, but others throw random errors that don’t make much sense. Case in point: Adobe Photoshop. Launching Photoshop installed within Snow Leopard from Lion, you get  [Read More…]

Share Files from Mac OS X to Windows PC’s Easily

Mac to Windows File Sharing If you have a mixed network of Mac and Windows PC’s, chances are good that you’ll be wanting to move files between the two operating systems. The easiest way to share files from Mac OS X to Windows is to enable Samba support for a given user account on the Mac. Samba (SMB) is a separate sharing option within OS X’s File Sharing panel, here’s how  [Read More…]

Apple’s Piece of the Smartphone Market Share Rises to 27%

Apple’s iOS platform has ticked upward yet again in the US smartphone market share. According to the latest data made available from comScore, iOS now represents 27% of the domestic mobile operating system market. During the previous quarter, iOS claimed only 26% of the market. Unfortunately for Apple, however, Android gained 5% during the same period. So whose market share did Apple erode? Research in Motion, Microsoft, and Symbian. The most precipitous fall came for  [Read More…]

Third Apple Co-Founder Sold 10% Share of Company 12 Days After Forming

Ron Wayne, the third co-founder of Apple, sold his 10% stake in the company 12 days after it was officially formed in 1976 for $800, plus $1,500 later in exchange for forfeiting any claims against Apple. That same 10% share would be worth $35 billion today, or roughly 15.2 million times what Wayne sold it for in 1976. Wayne and Jobs knew each other from their days at Atari, and Wayne happened to be in  [Read More…]

Apple on Pace to See Products Surpass Laptop Market Share

According to a report in Monday’s online edition of Fortune magazine, Apple may be headed for its largest achievement yet – capturing the majority global market share for portable computers, a broad category that serves as a catch-all for laptops, notebooks, and, of course, tablet computers. Deutshe Bank’s Chris Whitmore, who published his research-based findings behind the report, says that within the computing market, “we see significant opportunity for Apple to take meaningful share in  [Read More…]