As I detailed in my previous post on how to get this phone working with Leopard, upgrading to Mac OS X 10.6 aka Snow Leopard broke things again.
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Short summary of what I’ve been busy with:
For my PVR/HTMAC project, I wanted to auto-mount several shares from my NAS. After some searching I ran across this hint on the <a href=”“http://www.macosxhints.com” target=”_blank”>Mac OS X Hints</a> website, which works perfectly:
I recently acquired a Mac Mini, which I’m going to use as a PVR.
On TUAW (The Unofficial Apple Weblog) they’ve got a nifty tips section, with today this tip that I rather like:
After yesterday’s clone I noticed some applications behaved erraticly, amongst which Preview, Thunderbird, Appfresh… rather irritating.
Upgraded my Macbook with a bigger disk: from an 80gb Toshiba MK8034GSX drive (with which it came delivered) to a (secondhand) 320gb Hitachi HTS543232L9A300 (what’s in a name…). Long live diskspace! ;)
Here’s a short how-to to get the iodine dns tunnel working on your Mac.
I use Irssi on my mac with Terminal.app in Leopard. All very nice, except that in Terminal.app, the dark gray colour used in my Irssi theme shows black. Black on black doesn’t work very well.
Apple has confirmed the 26th as the releasedate for Leopard!
Here’s a simple howto to get your Mac internet-connected using GPRS/3G on your bluetooth-equipped phone. I’ve only tested this with my Motorola V3 and Vodafone (Spain), so no guarantees about the other providers, but the main part should be the same.
I’ve been trying for a while to get the Apple X11 installed on Mac OS X. I just couldn’t figure out how.
If you’re like me, and have Fink installed on your Mac and compiling away all those wonderful unix applications, and you have a desktop nearby running linux (with more processor power being unused), you’ll want to setup distcc so you can harnass all that power.
Anyone want to Hack a Mac and get paid for it? Well, now you can:
From http://www.apple.com/hotnews/, there’s an Apple Statement:
I finally (well, no, I got the answer from my thread on mac-forums.com) found how to type spanish characters on Mac OS X (thanks to the wonderful Study Spanish site):
A few days onwards with my spiffy new macbook, I’ve discovered a lot of useful tools: