Extracting Music from an iPod without iTunes

Extracting Music from an iPod without iTunes

The Preamble The primary gripe I have with Apple is the way they lock the user into a particular way of doing things. I never used iTunes until I switched to Mac. I found it too limited and restrictive. On Windows my preferred media manager, by a long shot, was...
Fixing a Broken Spotlight

Fixing a Broken Spotlight

Spotlight is great. Most of the time I find it works flawlessly. Occasionally it breaks, which means it just stops working in some way. This will affect many aspects of OS X that we may not realise are depending on Spotlight. For instance: Apple Mail depends on...