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Configuring Xcode to use Subversion

Jun 3, 2010 - 2 Comments
Connecting to the Repository Using svnserve

Whether you are a new Apple developer or an experienced Cocoa engineer with roots in NeXTStep, you will understand the need to back up your hard work. Integrating Xcode with subversion not only allows you to back up your code, but it also enables you to keep a history of changes that you can revert … Read More

Resize Partitions in Mac OS X with Disk Utility

Nov 20, 2009 - 23 Comments
Resize Partition in Mac OS X with Disk Utility

You can easily resize any disk partition in Mac OS X using the included Disk Utility app, located in /Applications/Utilities, and you can even resize a mounted volume. In fact, you can grow or shrink HFS+ (Mac OS X) Partitions on the fly, with the resizing done live regardless of whether the drive is internal … Read More

How I Got an Ultra-Portable 2.5lbs Mac OS X Netbook with a 10″ LCD for $204

Sep 8, 2009 - 11 Comments
hackintosh dell mini 10v

So you want a small lightweight portable Mac OS X machine, the closest thing Apple has in this area is the MacBook Air which is $1600 or more. No doubt about it, the MacBook Air is a great machine but I don’t want to spend anywhere near $1600 for another laptop when I already have … Read More

How to Ignore Mac Software Update Packages in Snow Leopard

Sep 8, 2009 - 5 Comments

Apple certainly means well with the Software Updates, but sometimes I get update notifications I just don’t care about, or just don’t want to install for whatever reason. If you’re in this situation and you have a version of OS X before the App Store that ran exclusively in a native Software Update window, like … Read More

Install Mac OS X 10.5.8 or 10.6 on a Dell Mini 10v – Hackintosh

Aug 27, 2009 - 4 Comments
Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X

The Hackintosh community is rather controversial but increasingly popular, and some of the most appealing Hackintosh machines are those based around Netbooks, tiny lightweight laptops that fill a niche Apple has yet to dabble in. The Dell Mini 9 has long been the cream of the Hackintosh Netbook crop, but it looks like the Dell … Read More

Creating a Hackintosh: Installing Mac OS X on Netbooks from the Dell Mini 9, MSI Wind, Lenovo S10, and more

Apr 26, 2009 - 25 Comments

Creating your own cheap Mac Hackintosh out of a PC Netbook is pretty popular right now, so I compiled a list of various how-to guides mostly for myself but figured I would share it with our readers as well. The guides rank from reasonably easy (Dell Mini 9) to an arduous hack, and it’s technically … Read More

Useful Quick Look Tips from TUAW

Jan 5, 2008 - Leave a Comment

Quick Look is likely the only feature in Leopard 10.5 that I actually notice and something I would certainly miss if I went back to 10.4, it’s just too useful. The Unofficial Apple Weblog has a decent post listing 10 useful Quick Look usage tips, some are built right in and won’t require modification, while … Read More

Change the Mac OS X Dock from 3D to 2D in Leopard & Snow Leopard

Dec 24, 2007 - 8 Comments

The appearance of the new Dock changed in Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard which has caused somewhat of an uproar in the Mac community, some of whom even claim it looks like it belongs in Windows Vista. That change stuck around in later versions of OS X as well. If you’re totally insulted by the … Read More

Show Full Directory Path in Mac OS X Finder Window Title Bars

Dec 2, 2007 - 30 Comments
Show the full path in Finder title bars

Have you ever wished you could see the complete file system path in the titlebar of a Finder file system window? Well you can use a secret setting in Mac OS X to display the path in the titlebars of windows. The geekier Mac users amongst us and those familiar with the unix world should … Read More

Get iTunes style scrollbars in Mac OS X Leopard

Nov 11, 2007 - 7 Comments

The appearance of Mac OS X has slowly been drifting away from the old aqua style to a more modern and refined look that closely resembles iTunes. The change in this direction was really made obvious within Leopard with the introduction of the coverflow style finder and the removal of the brushed metal windows. For … Read More

Customize your OS X 10.5 Leopard Dock

Nov 5, 2007 - 4 Comments

People seem to either love or hate the dock in Leopard. If you’re not a fan of the default ‘swoosh’ reflective Dock, there are many options available, and a site has popped up catering to nothing but Leopard Docks. Aptly named LeopardDocks.com is dedicated to nothing but customizing your Leopard dock, with everything from shiny … Read More

Customize the Mac OS X Login Screen

Feb 22, 2007 - 91 Comments

After several hundred times of logging into your Mac you may be tired of looking at the same old login screen. Maybe you’d like to have a customized login screen for your school or employer’s workstations. Forget the $10 programs that automate the process, we’ll show you how to customize the login screen entirely on … Read More

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