How To Resolve Kernel Panics in Mac OSX

I had the fantastic opportunity to be the lucky recipient of kernel panics on my Macbook Pro that happen once every 24-48 hours. I’ve been trying to troubleshoot and resolve the kernel panic, because as you can imagine, it’s extremely counter-productive. I finally resolved it by removing a wonky KEXT (kernel extension) that turned out to be the culprit – turns out it was USBOverdrive’s KEXT, and this all started when I used USBOverDrive to configure my bluetooth mouse because

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How To Batch Unzip A Series of Sequential Zip Files In Mac OSX

I recently got a bunch of zip files, some sequential (X1.zip, X2.zip, etc), and others not. The thing is, they number in the hundreds, and most contain RAR files within them, and simply extracting each one won’t do. I had to find an automated way to unzip all the zip files, and the utility that i usually use (BetterZip) didn’t seem to help. Finally after trying a few methods (including the unzip command in Terminal), I found this method that

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4 Months After Switching Over From Windows To A Mac

Surprisingly, the transition from a Windows to a Mac wasn’t as jarring as I had thought, and it turned out to be pretty uneventful. It’s been 4 months since I bought my Macbook Pro, and the overall experience’s fantastic, save for 2 cases. 1. Windows-only Applications I deal with Windows-only applications that do not have alternatives on the Mac, and the only way to run these is in a virtualised Windows environment on my Mac (I use VMWare for this).

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Bloated SnagIt Screencapture Utility

I hate it when I want to do something but have to wait for it. I know, I know, it just goes to show how impatient I am, but don’t we live in the age of instant gratification where everything must be done in the snap of your fingers. Screen capturing is something that I (probably) do on a daily basis, so imagine my annoyance when something like screen capturing can’t be done in a quick, painless process. My basic

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