Change Log

For My Friends With Macs Change Log

Changes in 2016 (except minor fixes)

06/03
Update for El Capitan.
05/31
Mention new Adobe and Microsoft business model.

Changes in 2015

12/14
Update Essentials and Which Mac to mention Photoshop alternatives.
11/30
Update Backup to mention backup to USB sticks and SD cards.
11/25
Update Which Mac to Buy.
09/19
Now that I am on Yosemite, had to change iPhoto to Photos in a lot of places.
08/15
Added description of Yosemite.
02/23
Fixed to work better on mobile devices.

Changes in 2014

07/17
Updated pages on Security, Router Hijacking, and Loss Protection.
03/25
Added a page on Router hijacking and one on Adware.
01/14
Added a page on iPad and iPhone.
01/02
Updated Home Network with clarifications.

Changes in 2013

12/30
Added items to Checklist and a score counter.
12/19
Shortened Security.
10/23
Added a Mavericks page.
03/25
Updated Big TV and Music to describe ripping vinyl.
01/03
Added a page on Mail.

Changes in 2012

12/14
Upgraded my main computer to Mountain Lion.
11/04
Got some experience with Mountain Lion.
07/28
Added page on Mountain Lion and fixed other pages to point to it.
06/10
Added page on Skype and updated iChat.
04/20
Security updated with information about the Flashback malware.
03/18
Added a page on VirtualBox, which I am now using instead of Parallels.
02/15
More experience with Lion: CPAN upgraded.
02/12
More experience with Lion: MySQL, Fink, Eclipse work.
02/12
Added FAQ page.
02/07
Clarified Backup discussion of Time Machine.
01/22
Updated Lion page with experience.
01/05
Updated discussion of Security.

Changes in 2011

12/21
Updated Repair Stories with another tale.
12/01
Updated the Security page with more security warnings.
09/21
Updated the iChat page.
09/21
Added a Lion page. It is still preliminary because I am not using Lion yet.
08/22
Updated the What Machine page and the Lesson Three page.
07/31
Had to clean out the HP color laser printer again. Updated the Fading Reds page.
07/11
Updated the Backup page.
06/30
Updated the Trouble Shooting page.
06/01
Updated the Security page and the Up-to-date page.
05/25
Updated the Security page with pointer to Apple removal tool for Mac Defender.
05/11
Pages looked ugly in Safari, Chrome, and MSIE. Fixed.
05/05
Updated the Security page to warn about Mac Defender and Crimekit.
04/18
Updated the Backup page to warn about deleting files.
02/09
Added a section on PHP to the Snow Leopard page.
02/01
Updates to the Security page.
01/24
Updated the pages on home networking and backup.
01/18
Added reviews of Dropbox and JungleDisk.

Changes in 2010

11/24
Added instructions for backing up iPhoto.
10/11
Added a section to the security page describing mistakes and consequences.
10/03
Added some tips for iTunes.
09/24
Clarified trouble-shooting and added a repair story.
09/23
Added a UPS to the essentials list.
09/23
Updated prices in what-machine.
09/13
Included experience with Migration Assistant in initial-setup and moving-data.
08/29
Added a page on Aquamacs and how I configure it.
08/17
Updated Snow Leopard, MySQL, Fink, and CPAN based on upgrade experience.
07/05
Updated Snow Leopard page for Eclipse 3.6 (Helios).
06/22
Combined several war story pages into one.
06/20
Added some more advice to Trouble Shooting.
06/15
Updated What Machine To Buy with new Mini specs.
06/14
Updated the Security page.
06/08
Added Lesson Three page, on customizing.
06/03
Added a picture to the Home Networking page.
06/02
Updated Security page with news of a Trojan.
06/02
Added ringtone recipe for iPhone to iTunes page.
06/01
Added paragraph on SMC reset to Trouble Shooting page, thanks to Marv Schaefer.
05/30
Added Music page with pointer to reclaimmedia.com.
05/25
Clarified Snow Leopard page.

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