I like minimizing the use of the mouse when I’m on the computer – I’m a heavy keyboard user – switching between tabs in my favourite internet browser is a very big part of that. I don’t like having to use the mouse to do that, but when I first switched to Safari from Firefox, [...]
Update: There is a follow-up to this article, with comments and questions via e-mail answered! It may interest you to read it after you finish this piece.
It’s not secret that a popular company like Apple has hundreds of people applying daily for work. If you’re one of those people, and happen to have that [...]
One of the new refinements released with Snow Leopard, was Chinese character input. This does come standard with any install of Snow Leopard, but isn’t enabled – you need to take a couple further steps to have it functioning and ready.
First, you’ll need to make sure you have one of Apple’s laptops that [...]
I recently had a friend message me asking how to change the default font, and I had to explain it to her quickly. Wouldn’t it be nice if all I had to do was link her to a post on my website showing her detailed descriptions and images, which would in turn save me time, [...]
Recently I was looking to delete some files off my Mac, that were albeit being difficult to find. It was a little challenging, so I thought I’d put together the solution for you all to take advantage of.
As usual, I’ll explain Apple’s Mac OS X platform first. The two functions (searching system files and [...]
This is the western digital smartware logo you may see on your computer when connecting your external drive.
If you’ve purchased a Western Digital Passport or MyBook drive in the past little while (I’ve recently bought 3), you’ve no doubt run into the Western Digital Smartware. This is a virtual drive that is setup with [...]
AppleCare Protection Plan – Extended Coverage for your Apple Products
note: If you don’t want a funny story, then check your AppleCare Status: https://selfsolve.apple.com/GetWarranty.do. Otherwise, read on.
During my time at Apple, I would often run into customers who would come into the store with malfunctioning equipment (either because they’ve caused a problem, or [...]
note: Since this post has been put up, mininova has been shut down. www.thepiratebay.org, and www.torrentreactor.net are good alternatives.
I’m always hearing friends, family, randoms, saying they wish they knew how to download movies or television shows off the internet (for free). While there are some pretty good sites for streaming – and many television [...]
The following videos are part one & two of setting up and using the bit-torrent client Tranmission. These video guides should be viewed after having read through the written tutorial that I’ve put together here. It’s a supplement, not a replacement, so make sure you’ve taken a look before viewing the following: