<Branes> You know how bloody often people ‘d screw up their install by changing the shortname of their home folder in /Users? <OzDave_mbp> ok <Branes> Fix: make a symlink of their home folder, put the symlink at root level, then hide /Users completely 🙂 <OzDave_mbp> neat! <Branes> Then they can change their home folder as […]
In a post by Matthew Yglesias on Slate, he attempts to suggest that if Apple’s victory against Samsung would apply to cars, it would be bad for the consumer, suggesting a similar case in the car industry would, among other things, prevent manufacturers using steering wheels, for instance. This is a lousy analogy. Let me […]
Conversation on IRC just now: [03:43 AM] <marfin> so i have an iphone 4s [03:43 AM] <marfin> and its blocked [03:43 AM] <marfin> does anything unblock imei? [03:43 AM] <marfin> redsnow or some shit?[03:45 AM] <summatusmentis> what do you mean blocked? [03:47 AM] <marfin> imei is blocked by uk networks [03:47 AM] <marfin> 🙁 [04:03 AM] <CPng|N> stop using stollen phones? [04:13 AM] <summatusmentis> marfin: yeah, if it’s blocked by the network there’s […]
How does Apple keep secrets so well? And the totally unexpected history behind the Intel version of Mac OS X.
Microsoft makes SkyDrive available for Mac OS X and iDevices Scroll down to the bottom of the page for the download link. The default storage is 7GB, but while I was poking around the settings at live.com, it offered me a free upgrade to 25GB.
645 PRO app for iPhone offers access to lossless camera output App developer Jag.gr has launched 645 PRO, a flexible photography and processing app that provides access to the lossless output of the iPhone’s camera. The company grabs the processed camera output before the phone compresses it, and saves it as a TIFF file. These […]
New iPad Owners Weigh in on the Latest Apple Tablet. “More than four-out-of-five new iPad owners (82%) say they are Very Satisfied with the device. Another 16% say they’re Somewhat Satisfied.“ When asked what they liked best, 75% of owners responded that they like the new Retina display. Via Alan van Roemburg (@alanvanroemburg).
The Macalope recently trashed an eWeek article by Don Reisinger called Ditch Microsoft Windows In Favor of Mac OS X Lion: 10 Reasons Why. Since the article is so poor, I thought I’d write my own list, taken from over two-and-a-half decades of experience with computers, so here are … 10 Real Reasons to Switch […]
The Gadget Guy David vs. Goliath: For many people, tablets aren’t yet strong enough to replace laptops, what with a solid physical keyboard being easier to type on and a wider availability of work-grade applications. At one point, it’s likely that this section of the market will converge, and instead of just having tablets, we’ll […]