Apple will hold its annual developers conference in San Francisco in June. WWDC will kick off on June 2nd in Moscone West. As every year the web is full of (accurate and inaccurate) rumors regarding what does Apple have in its pipeline. Based on the various rumors, I'll write about what I wish from Apple this year. It is clear that as last year was iOS year, this year's WWDC hot announcement is going to be about the mac mainly.
Ten days ago, I've came by Iconic Book: A Photographic Tribute to Apple Innovation” while surfing the net. First thing that crossed my mind was: "Wow that the Apple Bible". I immediately ordered my copy ($75 cost for the book plus 50$ for ship costs -I live in Greece-). Three days ago I found a note in my door, that I have a parcel waiting for me in my nearest post office. Next morning I got it. First impression? This book is much bigger than I thought it would be. It is elegant, printed in high quality paper, exactly like an Apple book should be.
Alongside iOS 7 in WWDC, Apple also announced a new version for its desktop operating system. The new version is the first OS X version that is not named after a cat. From now on OS X will carry names of famous places in California. First in this new naming series is OS X 10.9 Mavericks.
In case your forgot or lost your os x password (and you have no other user with admin rights), you have to reset the default user's pass. This can be done via the Mountain Lion Recovery HD partition. Follow these steps. Shutdown your mac. Boot it. Hold “Option” at boot and select the “Recovery HD” disk … Continue reading How to reset os x password with recovery partition
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