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Willie the Bee Man Success Story

When Willie -- a.k.a. "Willie the Bee Man" -- first approached MacWorks, he had a stack of iPads for his employees in his bee removal business, located in Miami, Florida and Hill County, Texas. He heard that Marketcircle’s Daylite and Billings Pro work well between iOS and Mac -- and  could make his organization paperless if done properly. I had underestimated his definition of paperless until I saw the stacks of notebooks piling up on my first onsite visit. I [...]

2016-11-01T21:28:04-06:00December 5th, 2011|Success Stories|

iVPN is a great substitute for Lion Server’s terrible VPN

If you've read through our blog at length, you'll know that we've had a difficult time getting Lion Server to allow VPN connections from PCs.  From modifying registry files to typing in terminal commands, we couldn't find an easy way to help our customers implement Snow-Leopard-era VPN features on Lion Server.  Unfortunately, Apple removed a lot of features from the GUI (graphical user interface), which makes it almost impossible for a normal user to enable [...]

2017-08-28T22:42:30-06:00November 7th, 2011|Mac|

Mac OS X Lion Application Compatibility: Daylite and Billings

With the introduction of Mac OS X Lion, we're covering compatibility issues with popular applications like Adobe Creative Suite, Marketcircle applications, Quickbooks, Acclivity software, and all Rosetta Applications.  Please read through our Lion Compatibility list to make sure you're safe to upgrade.  If you've found a glaring incompatibility with Lion, please contact us so we can share the information with others. Daylite The folks at Marketcircle have done a great job keeping everyone updated on their Lion [...]

2017-08-28T22:22:54-06:00July 20th, 2011|Mac|

Preparing for Lion – Lion Server via the Mac App Store

Preparing for Lion is our new series that will help you transition to Mac OS 10.7 Lion.  We’ll be adding more articles all the time, so be sure to come back and take a look.  If you’d like to see all of the Lion materials, click Preparing for Lion. Rumors are floating around that with Mac OS 10.7 Lion, companies will buy the regular operating system and then download the server add-on from the Mac App [...]

2017-08-28T22:28:49-06:00June 3rd, 2011|Mac|

Google Apps Password Requirements

Some of our clients are experiencing unexpected issues with Gmail, specifically with accounts that are configured via Google Apps.  Google Apps allows you to use your own domain (@macworksinc.com) for your email address.  If you’re not on a Google Apps account, we don’t think this will affect you. It seems that Google Apps users are getting server errors in their email clients if their account password is too simple.  If you have your Gmail account [...]

2017-08-28T22:58:40-06:00May 20th, 2011|Google|