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Brian Stucki

Where to Be at WWDC

WWDC is almost here. It seems that more and more events are planned in and around San Jose for this annual Apple event. As usual, MacStadium will have a big presence in San Jose and this year we have a whale of an announcement to make as well. Come and see us!

May 2019
May 2019

The Most mini Day of My Life

"I'm Mac mini aficionado and MacStadium VP Brian Stucki, and today is the most mini day of my life." Let me share 24 hours in Brooklyn and some of the things that led up to that day. I also have some thoughts on the new Mac mini.

October 2018
October 2018

Where to Be at WWDC

WWDC is fast approaching. If you’re planning to visit San Jose, you’ll want to be sure your time is filled with both work and fun. Even if you weren’t able to get a ticket to WWDC itself, there is still plenty to do.

May 2018
February 2019

Ways to use your Mac server

When you say to yourself, "I'd love to try a Mac server but I just don't know what I'd do with it," take a look at this list. It's a mix of Mac apps, open source projects, and iOS tools.

April 2018
October 2018

MacStadium Notes: A review of 2017 and one big announcement

As 2017 comes to a close, we want to take a moment to share with you what has been happening at MacStadium this year. This has been a busy year for us!

December 2017
April 2018

The current Mac mini is three years old

It’s been three years since the current Mac mini was released on Oct 16, 2014. Four hundred million humans have been born since that day and have never known a new Mac mini.

October 2017
April 2018

Science confirmed: text replacements do not sync

Text replacement snippets are a useful tool that can be used on macOS and iOS. You create shortcut text that, when typed, expands to something longer.

September 2017
February 2019

Some tips on High Sierra at MacStadium

High Sierra is almost among us. Here are a few things you should consider as you decide to upgrade to macOS 10.13.

September 2017
April 2018

NuoRDS is a scalable terminal server for Mac

There is a new terminal server option for Mac. It is called NuoRDS. It is simple to install, has a number of options and is quite well developed.

August 2017
December 2018

Use Transmit and a Mac mini at MacStadium

The venerable Panic Inc announced Transmit 5 today, and update to a very popular file transfer app that just gets better and better.

July 2017
November 2018

MacStadium Notes: Gitlab, Uber, Zayo, Summit Partners and more

From time to time our customers will post about their experience with us. We love to read these posts.

July 2017
April 2018

Observations on sponsoring The Talk Show Live

This week at Apple's WWDC, John Gruber of Daring Fireball hosted his sixth annual "The Talk Show Live" and we were happy to help sponsor it.

June 2017
November 2018

MacStadium Notes: Shopify, Pure Storage, and more

From time to time, our customers will post about their experience with us. We love to read these posts.

April 2017
February 2019

A new life for Xserve

As the Mac mini became Apple’s most popular server, we started to phase out the Xserve hosting. These machines were six times the size and way more power hungry than the Mac mini so they weren’t as profitable for us.

March 2017
April 2018

Work with macOS on an iPad or iPhone

As iOS becomes more powerful, and screens get larger and larger, many people are traveling with just an iPhone or iPad.

March 2017
April 2018

Partner with MacStadium for Mac CI hosting

Over the last year, MacStadium has seen tremendous growth by offering Mac servers for development and continuous integration.

December 2016
April 2018

We now offer instant activation on Mac Pros

We are now staging Mac Pros for instant activation. We keep our most popular configurations ready to go so you can sign up and get started right away.

December 2016
April 2018

Be notified when MacStadium offers a promotion

From time to time, MacStadium will offer special promotions and coupon codes for new customers to sign up and try our service.

October 2016
April 2018

Monitor your Mac servers with iStat from Bjango

Bjango is a well respected and long time developer for great Mac and iOS apps. They have released new apps that will help you monitor your remote servers from your Mac or iOS devices.

October 2016
April 2018

Setup a VPN server with macOS Sierra server 10.12

We have a lot of customers who use their Mac mini as a VPN server. This works great when you need an IP address in the US, or a secure internet connection on the road.

October 2016
April 2018

Super sniffer test of the "New Mac" candle

The “New Mac Candle” is a hand-poured soy wax candle that is supposed to mimic the new Mac smell. We ordered one right away so we could put it to the test with our expert sniffers.

October 2016
November 2018

iOS 10 brings simple setup with macOS Server

This update brings all sorts of upgrades and features, but there is one particular that is quite useful if you are running a Mac server to host your mail, notes, calendars and other features in macOS Server.

September 2016
November 2018

How to setup a Mac Server as an MDM using Profile Manager

This tutorial will introduce you to Apple’s very own MDM solution, called Profile Manager. Profile Manager provides an impressive feature set, is easy to use, rather stable and — above all — very affordable.

September 2016
April 2018

Setup a file server with Resilio on a Mac mini

Resilio Sync is a power application that lets you run your own file syncing server. It has many of the powerful features found in Dropbox, but it runs on your own hardware.

August 2016
April 2018

Mac Hosting in Europe and US West

In an effort to better serve customers around the world, we’re happy to announce that you can now host Mac minis and Mac Pros in multiple locations around the globe.

August 2016
April 2018