I missed this post from Archintosh last Thursday. Let’s hope that this design is a hint for a return of a ‘modular’ design for the Mac Pro next week…
Personally, if I find a huge offer for a “can-generation” MacPro, I’ll take it since it’s perfect for my home-server needs. Time will tell what comes.
Last Longer ☞
Horace Dediu wrote a super-interesting piece in the aftermath of the latest Apple Event of Tuesday 11 Sept. … I suggest its reading to all the technology / marketing interested people, and also to second think to the concepts he brilliantly has exposed.
Did you notice? On macOS 10.12 ‘Sierra’, when you try to add a new email account with Mail.app using the guided procedure it seems that you can only have an IMAP one…
Of course you can still have a POP3 account but, like it’s in Apple style in those last years, you have to use a gimnik to achieve the result [if you’re not going Apple-way-of-doing-things be prepared to this].
So let’s see how to do this. Open Mail.app and go to its Preferences, here point to the Account section and try adding a new account… make sure to give a wrong password on pourpose when asked:
(My System is set with Italian, so forgive me the language)
After some work behind the scenes, the procedure will say that something is wrong and will ask some more details for this brand new account we’re setting up. As you can see in the following screenshot some more fields to fill will appear, along with a courtain asking the “Account type” we want to set up: IMAP or POP3
That’s it… all we have to do now is to put the correct valule for the POP3 incoming email server and the correct password!
Hope this can be of help to someone…
Some days ago my pal @masolino discovered and linked me this project on Github: mas-cli which is a command line interface to Apple’s macOS App Store …
A project like this is clearly aimed at every business environment where a sysadmin can use scripts to install, upgrade or remove the licensed software on their machines.
Even if this kind of market seems “abandoned” by Apple, the reality is that reports of successfully Mac integration in business and enterprise environments grow every month so this kind of utility is going to be appreciated by the most skilled sysadmins … and, anyway, a super interesting one!