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.
Apple has released their new iPad Air 2 device. To save you time digging around for video reviews on the iPad Air 2, here is a selection of informative videos about this product, and what you can expect from it. Big question is, if you’re already an iPad Air owner, is it worth splashing out for this new model?
Would you like to sign up for a Google account using your existing (non-Gmail) email address? Here’s a non-Mac-Tip on how to create a fresh new Google account, minus the Gmail address and Plus account.
If you’ve ever had a window end up with its titlebar above the top of the screen, you might know how tricky it is to move it. With the title bar hidden, it may seem impossible. Here’s a few easy solutions for repositioning rogue windows on OS X.
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.