It’s always been a pain to manually eject disks one by one before removing a MacBook from a dock. Here’s a way to use AppleScript to automate the process in just a few minutes.
The journey from Server.app on a Mac Mini to a DigitalOcean droplet and SpinupWP
Learning to run a Mac Mini server without Server.app.
Emulation Station’s scraper is hit-or-miss. Here are my notes on using Steven Selph’s Scraper instead.
There are at least two easy ways to bypass the password protection: Upload it to Google Drive or import it to Evernote
iTunes vexes me. For better or for worse, we’re an Apple household and own an Apple TV, so I’m kind of stuck with iTunes for managing my media files.
My wife and I have also purchased a significant amount of DVDs over the years, which I ripped to iTunes using the trusty old Handbrake (love you, Handbrake!). These DVDs include a lot of TV shows, such as Doctor Who and Magnum PI.
My workflow has always been: rip via Handbrake, then import into iTunes by dragging the m4v files onto the iTunes window. By default, the TV shows don’t have any metadata (no proper titles, descriptions, episode numbers, or artwork), and iTunes automatically files them under Movies. This means they’ll show up in Apple TV with no description, no preview picture (such as DVD box art), and no sequence information.
A script for automatically changing a Mac’s desktop background based on the time of day.
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.
Rule of Thirds is quick and fun tutorial explaining the concept of the rule of thirds as used in visual design.