Hide your Mac OS X username from the login screen. It’s a simply security measure I recommend for people with laptops especially. Here’s a couple of free and easy ways to do it.
TrueCrypt remains to be the best and more trustable cross-platform disk and file encryption system. Here’s how to get it running on Yosemite and any other version of OS X
Here’s a simple and effective way to block and remove the potentially annoying and obtrusive “annotations” (or overlays) that appear over the top of many Youtube videos. Nice.
Here’s a keyboard shortcut tip for precise keyboard control of screen brightness and audio volume on Mac OS X.
Ever wanted to play sound through multiple audio devices on your Mac OS X system? Here’s how it’s done.
Earlier today I posted an article on TimeMachineEditor. The current article is about a similar application, called TimeMachineScheduler. This is another way to easily make changes to the backup schedule of Time Machine. It’s not quite as flexible as TimeMachineEditor, although it may suit many usage scenarios anyway. It also has an advanced mode, which looks […]
I often find OS X on my MacBookPro slows down when Time Machine is running. By default, Time Machine runs every hour. Personally, I don’t need it to run that often. It would be great to have it run on a schedule I can specify and control. I was looking at various scripting solutions to […]
Here’s a few ways to prevent capitalisation of abbreviations in Scrivener on OS X.
OS X has a built in web server. For some users, especially web developers, it may come in rather handy. You can use it for locally hosting web sites (typically for development purposes), for running a local WebDAV server (which may, for instance, come in handy for local syncing of apps like OmniFocus). Here’s how to start and stop Apache on OS X.
Fast access to special characters in Firefox, and double-dash to em-dash replacement.