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
Mac OS X comes with great and powerful tools pre-installed. The scenario is simple: you have coded your app and designed a great logo for it. How you create the OS X icon for your app? The answer is: very easily. First of all open the logo in illustrator if it is .eps file or … Continue reading How to: Create an icon for your app in Mac OS X
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
It is time to tell you something about what we use to create our products (like the cards from our Pet Shop Cards collection above). Our equipment consists of: Two Dell workstations powered with Intel Pentium D 3Ghz processors, 2GB RAM, running Windows XP Pro One Intel Core 2 Duo MacPro running Mac OS X … Continue reading Learn what we use!