Posts Tagged ‘macintosh’

A good long time ago, there was a screencast of what you could do with FastScripts. Unfortunately, the screencast didn’t do it justice. The problem with doing a screen cast for an application/script launcher is that it is highly dependent on the applications and scripts that you have available. And, for the most part, this […]

Monday, July 7th, 2008 at 22:37 | 0 comments
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After looking at the concepts in Fruux, I was left with one question: How does this different in principle from Plaxo? At the current time, the only answer I have is that Plaxo exists.

Thursday, January 24th, 2008 at 06:02 | 0 comments
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I have been working on a PDF newsletter for a while and wanted to get a preview of what the color document would look like printed to a black and white printer…and fit is surprisingly hard. Though it is not mentioned on the download page as a reason, CUPS-PDF will allow you to print a […]

Thursday, August 16th, 2007 at 19:55 | 0 comments
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Since both me and my wife use Quicken, I’ve put the data file out on a network drive so that we both can access it. I’ve had decent luck (though it is dog slow) accessing the file using CIFS (SMB), but cannot access it on the same server using AFP (Apple Filing Protocol, or AppleShare). […]

Thursday, September 7th, 2006 at 22:22 | 0 comments
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The first applications I installed were part of iLife ’06. This took several hours. To get all of the themes for iDVD that have been released over the years, you have to run each of the installers in order–there is no way to go back a install themes once you have a newer version of […]

Saturday, June 3rd, 2006 at 10:51 | 0 comments
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Every once in a while I like to reinstall OSX to get rid of all the things that I really don’t need and clean up the computing environment. This time I started the process because my computer just wasn’t stable–it would hang and mysteriously shut itself off after a while. After a week of this, […]

Saturday, June 3rd, 2006 at 10:39 | 0 comments
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With the size of the update earlier this week, it can be hard to tell all of the componets that have been updated. One of the smaller changes is that the Motola v557 is now supported by iSync 2.2. This should mean that I will finally be able to sync my address book and calendar […]

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006 at 07:40 | 0 comments
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For those that are interested, Unsanity is having a 50% off sale for the next two days to celebrate their 5th Anniversary.

Wednesday, October 12th, 2005 at 03:54 | 0 comments
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If you create a filename in the Finder which has a very long extension, you will not be able to change it using the Finder. (An extension is defined by an number of characters after a period in a file name which does not include spaces.) In this case I am starting with file.with_a_very_very_long_extension_name_or_at_least_a_period and […]

Saturday, October 8th, 2005 at 11:24 | 0 comments
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The Keyspan Digital Media Remote ( macupdate ) is a nifty piece of hardware which allows you to control applications on your computer through a credit card sized remote. When you install the driver software on OSX, administrator access is required because a kernel extension (DMRantiClassic.kext) is installed.

Sunday, October 2nd, 2005 at 14:41 | 0 comments
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