A free mobile app developed by Penn State researchers can help dairy farmers plow through financial planning by helping them track feed costs and income.
The DairyCents app, currently available on the Apple iPhone, helps farmers estimate income over feed cost per cow, a number that tells farmers how much money is left over to pay other expenses minus the feed costs, according to Virginia Ishler, nutrient management specialist and dairy complex manager in animal science. Another function compares feed prices in several locations across the country.
iPad was released a few days ago, as the biggest competitor for the kindle. iPad embeds a book reader named iBook, iBooks uses an ebook format called ePub. If you have many PDF files or some other format ebooks you want to put on iPad, there is a free converter called calibre can help. And this step by step tutorial will guide you through the process of converting PDF files to ePub for iPad with calibre.[Read More...]
Mac OS X 10.6.3 update is a very useful, and a highly recommended update for improving system’s performance, compatibility, and security. When installing this update using Software Update, Combo installer, or Delta, chances are that you may encounter issues when system hangs. Though this issue is rarely observed but when it occurs, you may find your computer unbootable with no apparent way to boot the system and access your vital data. These are some situations when you need Apple OS X Recovery tips to troubleshoot the problem.[Read More...]
Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard is a popular and powerful operating system, which is the successor of Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger. It is also the last version of the Mac OS X operating system that supports PowerPC architecture. Along with a wide set of features, Leopard operating system enables you to make guest login via intended user accounts.[Read More...]
Are you facing application crash in Mac OS X? Is your system crashing when you try to open the Finder application? Well, the problem may occur due to internal system errors in Mac OS X. Application crash or system crash generally occurs when any program can not perform the functions, which are expected from it and also freezes other components of your machine. If the crashed program is a significant part of the Mac OS X kernel, the whole system may crash. In such cases, your precious data on the hard drive may become inaccessible and you may face data loss. To recover lost Mac data at this point, you must opt for Mac Recovery solutions.[Read More...]
Data loss is an extremely frustrating situation. It can occur on any computer, irrespective of hardware and software configuration. Even the Mac OS X operating system and Apple hardware, which are considered the most stable machines, face failure and data loss. There are several possible reasons, which can lead to the horrifying situation of data loss. In order to get your data back and save your business in such cases, Apple Recovery Software come to your rescue.[Read More...]
Mac Computers slim sleek simple
At one point, people assumed that the Macintosh computer was going to go the way of the Beta Video player--become obsolete. But Mac computers have pulled through the PC revolution for a number of reasons, and they are not likely to be taken back any time soon. Not only has Mac created a powerful operating system, but Mac computers are slim and sleek, making their portability high and their attractiveness higher. There's no wonder why Macintosh has been the favorite of college students for many years. The thin body, light weight, and powerful computing has made the Mac the best computer for this population.
Some backup programs distinguish between incremental and differential archiving schemes. Although not all software uses the terms in exactly the same way, the difference is typically that in an incremental backup, only the files changed or added since the last time the backup ran are added to the archive. With a differential backup, all the files changed or added since the initial full backup are added to the archive. Thus, differential backups take longer to run than incremental backups.[Read More...]
A lot of iPhone users have problem syncing iPhone ringtones. Some questions are like "I can't sync ringtone to iPhone", "unable to sync ringtone to iPhone" "it shows up as a ringtone in iTunes, but it won't sync to the phone. I've restarted my phone several times, hoping that would do it. I've removed all my ringtones, then re-synced them...but still nothing."and so on.[Read More...]
A security and privacy software company, entered the Mac market with the launch of Steganos Internet Anonym VPN for Mac OS X on June 4. The service provides Mac users with a secure and anonymous Internet connection, whether at home or at Wi-Fi hotspots, Aston Fallen of Steganos told .Web sites viewed and any data up or downloaded are protected from eavesdropping, he adds.[Read More...]
Apple has announced new features of Mac OS X Server version 10.5 Leopard. Due in October, Leopard Server is the most significant improvement to the server operating system since Mac OS X Server was launched, says Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing.[Read More...]
If you have ever seen the amount of equipment a production photographer needs, you’ll understand why I love my Mac and, for that matter, Apple in general. Every time I shot I would load up my Pelican case and grab my computer “bag”.[Read More...]