Mac OS X

Changing your mac address on iOS (iPhone, iPad)?

Is it possible to change the Media Access Control (MAC) address on an iPhone or iPad running iOS 6.x or 7.x ? Best-mac-tips has the answer. There's bad news, and good news.

Using TextEditor from the Command Line

A lot of people find the ASCII based command-line text editors (like Vim) a pain to work with. Here's a few suggestions on how to easily invoke TextEditor (or any other GUI based editor you prefer) from the command line in Terminal.

Quickly Change Network Location from Menu Bar

Do you regularly change your network location settings, depending on what network set up you wish to use, or where you are located? Here's the quick way to change your location, from the OS X menu bar.

How to Copy-Paste encrypted disk & image passwords in Mac OS X

Here's how you can copy and paste long complex passwords into security dialogs (aka. SecurityAgent) on OS X, particularly when creating and opening encrypted disks and disk images.

ZIP and Archive viewer for OS X QuickLook

If you work with archived files (ZIP, RAR, TAR, etc.) wouldn't it be handy if the OS X QuickLook feature could show you the contents without having to open the file? Here's how to do that...

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