osx
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Enabling a USB to Serial Port Adapter under OS X 10.9 Mavericks
apple
Appears that with the coming of OS X 10.9 Mavericks, we are once again faced with various peripherals that cease to function correctly. I often do work that requires a serial port.
Using Hazel, Python, Lingon, and ARP to Determine if a Device is on your Network
hazel
A friend of mine (he has a blog over here) gave me an idea for a program. He wanted to know when his kids got home (and when they left).  His idea was
How to fix Bluetooth Quality issues on OS X (snap, crackle, pop, skipping)
Apple/Mac
For reasons beyond anyone’s understanding, Apple sets OS X’s bluetooth audio quality quite low, this is probably to allow for better bandwidth, but still.  When I first read the bluetooth quality
How to Recover the Google Nexus 7 to Stock ROM on OS X
android
See my other article here for instructions on how to root the Nexus 7 under OSX in the first place.  Some of those instructions are repeated in this post. Install Android SDK I
How to Root the Google Nexus 7 on OS X
android
I got a Nexus 7 last year and have been playing with it on and off since then.  Recently I upgraded to JellyBean 4.2.2 and it toasted my Root.  I went
How to become a Certified IPv6 Technician – Part Two
airport
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is the “new” Internet addressing protocol created by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) to deal with the exhaustion of the current IPv4 address space. In Part One
How to become a Certified IPv6 Technician - Part One
airport
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is the “new” Internet addressing protocol created by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) to deal with the exhaustion of the current IPv4 address space. What does that
What I Learned about Time Machine backups from timedog
Apple/Mac
I love Time Machine. For years and years backups were something I was supposed to do, but never found the time to do. Backups were difficult, you had to purchase backup software, find
Adobe Type Units Error - How to Fix It
apple
The Problem I was recently perusing my /var/log/system.log file under OS X Snow Leopard (OS X 10.6.6), also available by running the Console application in your Utilities folder
macOS Hints and Tips
Apple/Mac
There are many ways to customize your macOS environment to suit your personal tastes. However, not every preference you want to change can be modified using System Preferences or Application Preferences. Often, settings
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