With the new version of OS X (Leopard) Apple has included some great functionality in Time Machine. Your Mac will automatically backup to an external drive every hour. It includes the ability to recover deleted files in a timeline.
Amazon's S3 is an online storage solution; you pay for only what you use ($0.15/GB/month, plus some transfer costs). I wrote a simple step-by-step guide to setting you a Mac to sync with Amazon S3; here's the executive summary version:
Many international users have keyboards with the U.S. layout, and are accustomed to typing accented characters with the key sequences of the Windows "U.S. - International" keyboard layout. They often don't wish to get used to the Mac's option-key sequence
RCDefaultApp is a Mac OS X 10.2 or higher preference pane that allows a user to set the default application used for various URL schemes, file extensions, file types, MIME types, and Uniform Type Identifiers (or UTIs; MacOS 10.4 only). MacOS X uses the ex
In Mac OS X 10.4 "Tiger", the default message format for Mail messages changed from the Apple custom mbox-package format to the new emlx format (where messages are stored in individual files for Spotlight indexing). However, if you need to recover from a
Newer portable Macs use safe sleep (hibernation) in combination with normal sleep (older computers can use this, too). What happens is that when you put your computer to sleep, the system writes the contents of RAM into the file /private var vm sleepimage
RM-Install, powered by BitRock, is a free, multi-platform, enterprise-class Ruby on Rails stack enabling you to instantly begin developing and deploying great Rails applications without the worry of installing or maintaining the various integrated softwar
The X Window System (more commonly called X11) on Mac OS X provides significant opportunities for Mac OS X developers. Based on the open source XFree86 project, X11 for Mac OS X is compatible, fast, and fully integrated with Mac OS X. It includes the full
• Safely archive your large volume of vital email information. • Easily access your email database with fast, sophisticated searching. • Protect your essential email data from data format obsolescence.
Hi all, Another new version, asymptotically approaching 1.0. Changes Now supports arbitrary reordering of images via drag and drop Better supports unicode text everywhere (sorry about that!) New "Add tag to All" feature - adds one particular tag to all im
This page briefly describes the sequence of events that happen when Mac OS X boots. Some details of the boot process from power-on until the kernel is up and running are covered in Booting Mac OS X and XNU: The Kernel. To recapitulate:
Versions is the first Mac OS X Subversion client that won't make you long for the command line interface anymore. Without over-simplifying the way Subversion is structured, Versions gives a clear overview and all the tools you'll need.
Letterbox is a plugin for Apple's Mail.app that takes advantage of your widescreen monitor. It rearranges the interface into three vertical columns – so the message pane is to the right of the message list, rather than below. You'll probably need at lea
Apple's Keynote presentation software makes it easy to create great looking presentations with professional themes, transitions, and charts and tables. If you need mathematics, though, you're out of luck. For some reason, Apple's designers failed to inclu