Tag Archives: macosx

Create your own iPad

I got a link from Espen about a guy that had taken his old, worn-out macbook and turned it into a tablet. Impressive!!! Tablet Mac Project

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Never worry about losing data again

I have a lot of data – that’s where it started. Secondly, I use a lot of computers and operating systems (OS). I have a private macbook pro, a notebook with windows,  a work computer (usually with Linux), iphone and … Continue reading

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Love at second sight

For about a year now I have not bought myself any gadgets, and because of this I have been suffering from gadget withdrawal for some time now. The result have been that for christmas I bought Nintendo Wii and Wii … Continue reading

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How to remove pdf borders in macosx

Many pdf’s comes with big white borders. This becomes a problem when reading pdf’s on ebook readers since the borders takes up a lot of space on an already small and challenged reading area. Or when one wants to save … Continue reading

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Christmas Freebie: MacHeist

MacHeist gives away free software gifts for free on christmas day. Today it’s 1password, doseido, iConquer, SantaSnaps, Enigmo and Synergy. Run and download.

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How to decrypt encrypted Adobe pdf’s in MacOSX

A sample encrypted pdf file can be downloaded from Adobe’s site: Sample NB. The encrypted file must have printing permissions. 1. Open the file with Preview One can verify that it is encrypted by going to Tools -> Inspector -> … Continue reading

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Spyware on macosx

It’s sad to say it, but I had my first incident of spyware… on nothing less than my macosx. I found out because I had these popups that came up when browsing in firefox: It always pointed to the same … Continue reading

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Developer characters in MacOSX

Frustration solved! Finally ! I have had my mac for about 10 months, but I still hadn’t figured out where to find those programming keys like curly braces, square brackets, straight vertical (pipe) and tilde to name a few on … Continue reading

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How to make US ITunes store purchases for non-US people

So, you want to buy items from ITunes’ US store, but you’re not anywhere around there, are you? First you need to create a new ITunes account. Find an american adress (for example an hotel or another “public” adress), and … Continue reading

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