Tag Archives: OSX

Time Capsule

I’ve been looking for a wireless access point that supports the wireless-n standard for a while. Both our MacBooks support wireless-n, but the access point from our ISP only supports wireless-g. While searching around for an access point I came … Continue reading

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Going back in Time!

I was unfortunate enough that my new Mac had to be replaced – the USB ports developed a fault. Apple replaced it no quibbles, but didn’t copy my data onto the new Mac in the store. I had a Time … Continue reading

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Secure File Deletion

Sometimes there are files that you want to make sure are gone, not just removed from the file index, but physically removed from the disk so they cannot be recovered even if you knew where they were on the disk. … Continue reading

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MacBook Pro Missing Keys

I like the keyboard on my MacBook Pro. It’s well spaced and easy to type on, but it has a few limitations. One of the more inconvenient aspects is the lack of dedicated text navigation keys. I’ve found the following … Continue reading

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Setting up Time Machine

I have been unfortunate enough to learn the hard way that a good backup strategy is an essential, not a nice-to-have. If you think this is melodramatic, imagine for a second that a disk died – right now – it … Continue reading

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Firefox & Thunderbird Profiles

On my Linux box I use Thunderbird for handling all my email and Firefox is my default browser. Even if I don’t eventually remain using them I would like to copy their respective profiles across to my Mac so I … Continue reading

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My new Mac

I’d been looking for a new laptop for a while, my current one was starting to show it’s age. The battery didn’t even last an hour and the fan inlet was on the bottom so you couldn’t put it on … Continue reading

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