Those of us who like to dig below the graphical surface of OS X often end up in Terminal hacking away with Unix commands. Sometimes it’s necessary to change file/folder permissions, and to set a file to be executable, etc. It’s easy to do in Terminal, but there’s also a nice way to do it with via the GUI using this app…
It’s nice to have the free Spotify service, but what about the audio ads? They support the service, which is great. But there may be times when they are a pain in the arse.
With OS X 10.9.5 Apple made some significant changes to the way Gatekeeper operates, which effectively broke many pre-Maverick (10.9.x) apps, preventing them from running. Here’s a solution.
Skype on OS X (and on Windows, for that matter) does not provide a way to save video messages. From what I understand, you’ll need to pay for a pro version of Skype (according to what I’ve read in forums; it’s not something I’ve confirmed with Skype.com) for the ability to save video messages. That sounds ridiculous to me. There’s another way. I provide the simplest solution here.
There’s now a free and open-source way to securely encrypt calls on iPhone, and its cross compatible with Android callers too. It’s easy to install, and easy to use. Free txt messaging is on the way too. Check it out.