Tag Archive | "file"

How To Install IonCube Loader On MAMP On Your Mac

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

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Tweet MAMP (Mac, Apache, MySQL, PHP) is a package that allows you to run your own PHP-enabled web server with MySQL easily on your Mac. However, if you’re looking for additional libraries like the ionCube libraries, you’ll need to download and install them yourself. That’s not bad because it’s not hard at all. What you […]

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How To Find Out What’s Locking Files or Folders in Mac

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

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Tweet One of the first problems that I came across the Mac was the “File in use” error that occurred whenever I tried to unmount a hard drive, or unmount a USB thumb drive. It was annoying because I didn’t know how to find the source. In Windows, I would face the same problem too, […]

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The Top Free Backup/Sharing Service (With Some Ingenius and Creative Ideas!)

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

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Tweet I wasn’t a Dropbox convert until recently, because I didn’t understand what the big deal was with it, but I’ve tried it recently because of a school project, and it’s like I’ve seen the light! When I first signed up for the service (it’s free), I just used the web-based interface. However, I needed […]

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How To Print The List of Files in a Folder on the Mac

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

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Tweet Sometimes you just need to print out the list of files in a particular folder. While I was on Windows, sometimes I’d just take a screenshot of the folders’ contents, but when I had to print it out or when the folder’s contents were too much, I had to use a third-party software just […]

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How To Remap Keyboard Keys In Windows (Such as the with Apple Keyboard)

Friday, July 2, 2010

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Tweet I use the Apple bluetooth wireless keyboard, but I use it with my Windows computer, not a Mac. I love it though, and I think it’s the best bluetooth keyboard around – the problem is, while most keys generally work fine, certain keys are missing. For instance, on the Apple keyboard, the command key […]

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How To Rotate Images or Pictures On Mac OSX

Friday, June 18, 2010

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Tweet I was trying to rotate images on the Mac, and was getting annoyed at the apparent lack of functionality to do so. In Windows, you could rotate images in Explorer and in Windows Preview after you’ve opened up the file. On Mac OSX, the Preview app doesn’t come with the “rotate” buttons visible by […]

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Why I Chose To Switch To Mac OS Over Windows 7?

Sunday, May 23, 2010

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Tweet So several people have asked me why I made the change to Mac OS, from being a Windows user for over 2 decades. Here’s why: 1. A more functional laptop I wanted a new laptop. I narrowed it down to a Lenovo, Sony or Macbook. 2 years ago, I wouldn’t even consider the Macbook, […]

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