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Is Apple gunning for Exchange Server with the new iCal beta?

Well, our good friends over at The Cat Convention think so. According to the site, new evidence in the MobileMe beta is pointing towards Apple trying to get CalDAV, its preferred calendaring implementation, not only into the hands of MobileMe users, but Microsoft Outlook users as well. Since CalDAV is the calendaring format of choice for Apple’s Snow Leopard Server, TCC is hypothesizing that this could be the first step toward Apple pushing its calendar into the enterprise... Read More

Are iCal’s days numbered?

I am SO sorry for that pun. Please forgive me รขโ‚ฌโ€œ I honestly tried not to write it, I really did, but I am just not strong enough. ๐Ÿ™‚ And no, for the record, I do not really think iCal is on the way out, (after all, would Apple have finally fixed the icon if it didn’t think iCal had a long and rosy future ahead of it?) but is anyone else having trouble finding those iCal calendar subscriptions Apple used to make available? Or, for that matter any mention of iCal at... Read More

Leopard fixes iCal’s icon

I’ve been running Leopard now for about 5 days, and until just now I really couldn’t come up with a good reason to recommend anyone rush out to upgrade to the latest OS. However, thanks to faithful Macenstein reader Bilbo, I feel confident Leopard is worth all of its 12,900 cents. Why? Well, notice anything different about this picture? That’s right! Bilbo pointed us to a posting over at as 2sentencesorless.com where they were astute enough to notice that Apple... Read More

iCal’s missing Calendars

Posted by Dr. Macenstein Since I have no friends or social engagements worth noting, I mainly use Apple’s iCal to track movie and DVD releases so that I can sit alone in a theater (or at home) and cry tears of loneliness while watching a movie. This sad ritual is one of my great joys in life, and thanks to iCal’s DVD Releases and Movie Openings calendars, I have been able to avoid MovieFone for over a year now. However, starting about 3 weeks ago, both the Movie... Read More


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