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
Here is a list of ten apps I use on a daily basis (both web and desktop apps). The main system I've been using for a while is a unibody MacBook, so many of the applications on the list are mac-only. Mint Mint is a site-stats program that promises to give a "fresh look" at … Continue reading Ten apps I use daily
As you know, if you use a Mac, you can uninstall programs just by moving them to the trash. That uninstalls the program but leaves on your hdd some preferences files which have to be deleted manually (they are too small though, so you do not have to delete them as they do not slow … Continue reading How to: Uninstall widgets easily on Mac OS X
Every user that uses a Mac has came across Dashboard widgets. Creating widgets is very easy using the Dashcode IDE which comes preinstalled with Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard. So I decided to create my first widget, which parses typpz blog feed and displays it on your dashboard. Dashcode provides a ready-to-use template for RSS … Continue reading Typpz Blog Dashboard widget
If you have an iPhone, you will probably have came across webclip icons. Webclip icons are the icons that apear on your iphone homescreen when you bookmark a web site. It is very easy to create a webclip for your own web site. Let's see how: Create a 57x57 png icon with your logo or … Continue reading How to: Create iPhone webclip icons
Recently I decided to upgrade my 2nd generation ipod nano with a 3rd generation one. Not that I had a problem with my old nano, but it just seemed too outdated -just after one year- with no video playback capabilities and only 2GB of memory. The new nano is as thin as its predecessor, but … Continue reading Review: Apple 3G iPod nano