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Macintoshhowto Giveaway – winners

The Bose Bluetooth headset goes to Columbus Holt from the USA.

Congratulations! (You have 14 days to claim your prize – I’ve sent you an email.)!

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New Logo for Macintoshhowto

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For the past 2 months I’ve been running a design contest at hatch wise.com for a new logo for this website.  We had 170 entires! Here’s the winner.

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New web server!

Macintoshhowto.com has been averaging 150,000 visits a month lately. It sits on a server with 5 or 6 other web sites but I thought it deserved a server of it’s own. I moved it across it today. You can read more about it here.

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How to backup a DVD

 

If you’ve tried watching DVD’s on your laptop (eg on a plane or in the car) you’ll notice the batteries wear down pretty quickly. Here’s how to copy your DVD onto your laptop, which you can do at home, so when you take your laptop on the road you don’t need to take the original disk, and so the batteries on your laptop will last longer.

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How to use Amazon Cloudfront to speed up your wordpress site.

I’ve just moved all the images from macintoshhowto.com over to Amazon Cloudfront. The bottom line is that you should notice macintoshhowto.com speed up. If you want to know how to do it, read on.

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6 years and 200 articles!

In February Macintosh How To turns 6 years old!

In that time there’s been 212 articles with a total of 1150 comments – thanks to all you readers out there!

You can see a list of all the articles ever written here.

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1 million links!

I just checked on Google today and it tells me that as of August 1 there are 1,146,787 links to macintshhowto.com!

We average about 30,000 visits a month – that’s 1000 a day.

So hello whoever you are and thanks for reading!

Wayne

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New Look

I’ve changed the look of the macintoshhowto.com. The orange and black is gone, replaced by a new WordPress theme called iblog that has more of an Apple feel. The entire site is also now iphone friendly.

The old theme looked like this.