Since iOS 3.1, Mobile Safari features an anti-phishing filter. In order to be protected from phishing sites as much as possible, the filter's database must be up-to-date. According to Apple, the database upgrades automatically while the user charges the iPhone (in order to protect battery life). To upgrade you have to: connect the iPhone to … Continue reading How to upgrade Mobile Safari anti-phishing database
Steve Jobs passed away at the age of 56! Tech world will never be the same without him! Rest in Peace Steve! Thank you for everything and may your spirit lead Apple to more innovations!
After upgrading to OS X Lion, I released that the Library folder in my user's home folder (where all the .plist files from the installed apps are stored) was gone. I wish Lion would have respected my folders and installed apps from my Snow Leopard installation during setup (it also removes iSync). Not big deal … Continue reading Unhide Library folder in Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
The first thing that tracked my attention after upgrading to OS X 10.7 Lion is that my full name (logged in user) was displayed on the top menu bar! Except that I do not want my surname showing up there, I am the only user on my mac. It is very easy to remove this … Continue reading OS X Lion how to: remove user name from menu bar
Mac OS X (despite its user-friendly UI and the general ease of use) is built on Darwin kernel which means thats it is a UNIX system. Using the terminal (it is located in application>utilities folder) you can easily get some valuable info about your mac. If you run Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, you … Continue reading Get usefull info about your Mac from the terminal
Sometime ago I wrote a post about finding your original photo files from photos stored in your iPhoto library using Finder. Here is a quick way to locate a photo file within iPhoto (iPhoto '11 as the menu options changed a little bit since the previous version).
Sometimes after upgrading your Xcode and iPhone SDK installation you may see the alert "Base SDK missing" when you try to compile and build an old project (that was written with a previous version of Xcode and an older version of iPhone SDK). That issue is as easy to fix as performing some clicks. Let's … Continue reading How to: Fix the “Base SDK missing” issue in Xcode
As you may have mentioned, lot of iPhone apps (especially games) run by default in landscape mode! You can easily force the app you develop to run in landscape mode! Let's see how: In Xcode find the file [YourAppName]-Info.plist and open it up. Right click on the table and select "Add Row". Select "Initial interface … Continue reading iPhone programming: How to force your app to run in landscape mode
Fluid is a free, powerful (Mac OS X only) app that lets you create a site specific desktop app out of any Website. You can download Fluid (it's free) here. In this tutorial I will create an app to easily access my Mint installation. First download Fluid and launch it. Fill in the info as … Continue reading How to use Fluid to create a site specific app
Things is a task management app by cultured code. Thing is a mac-only app available for mac and iphone. I've been using things for about one month now (both desktop and iphone version) and I am pretty amazed with it. I love the app's simplicity and ease of use. Most of the task management and … Continue reading Life with Things and Things Touch