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How to use an Apple TV with Hotel WiFi (Captive Portal)
Apple/Mac
Recently my family and I went on vacation and stayed in a condo that had "Complimentary WiFi". We had packed our AppleTV because my son knows how to access all of his purchased movies (way too many) and it has my wife and I's current programming for the evenings.
Recover a lost Admin account on macOS with FileVault 2
apple
How to recover a lost Admin account on macOS when you have FileVault 2 enabled
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 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
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
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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