Archive for the ‘General’ Category
I recently changed jobs (Hello, FireEye!) and was issued a new MacBook Air. I spend a lot of time looking at the screen and was getting bored with the supplied desktop pictures. I also start work very early most days (7am-ish), and thought it would be nice to have a desktop picture that matches the [...]
While doing some online shopping, I received a notice that said Estimated Economy Delivery (delivered via USPS): 6 to 12 business days within the lower 48 United States. All P.O. Boxes, APO/FPO/DPO addresses and shipments to Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands will ship via Economy Delivery. I always get peeved when I [...]
I signed up for the new iCloud service, and wanted to sync my Google contacts so they will show up on my various Apple devices. MobileMe, iCloud’s predecessor, had built-in support for syncing with Google accounts, so I assumed iCloud would be a no-brainer. Unfortunately, it turns out iCloud does not auto-sync with Google. Here are some instructions for manually syncing your contacts.
This is a journey into the madness of Internet Explorer. Yes, there is a happy ending.
50GB+ iTunes library. Multiple Macs. How can you share the iTunes library between Macs?
I thought I’d type up a quickie list of things I believe in, as it relates to my profession or my kids’ schooling; I’ll leave out politics, religion, the sad state of the music industry, Apple versus Adobe, and alien conspiracies.
It does exactly what is says: expand textareas. No more, no less.
Neither of you are choir boys, and I’m fed up with your bickering.
By popular demand, I’m re-posting the Rule of Thirds tutorial. Rule of Thirds is quick and fun tutorial explaining the concept of the rule of thirds as used in visual design. I created this tutorial for a graduate-level Macromedia Director course at San Francisco State University in 2004.
As a Mac user, one of the more annoying issues I frequently encounter is funky PDF handling in Firefox and Safari. Here are some things you can do to get PDFs working in your browser(s).