August 5, 2011

Lion-style Inverse Scrolling – On Windows XP

My home computer is a Mac, now running OSX Lion. I’ve become quite accustomed to the backwards/reversed scrolling which seems to be the default in Lion […]
July 23, 2011

Why you should upgrade to OS X Lion – sooner rather than later!

Every 2nd Saturday and Sunday makes up what I call “F1 Weekend”. I run a Winfast USB HDTV tuner, which only runs in Windows, and so […]
January 6, 2011

iDefrag for OS X

Just a quick post showing an iDefrag before and after (iDefrag is an OS X defrag app, basically Disk Keeper Pro for Mac, minus some of […]
October 27, 2010

Office 2011 for Mac

Plain and simple. Office 2008 on the Mac sucks. Yeah, I can edit my documents just fine, but it still sucks. Office 2007 in Windows introduced […]
October 21, 2010

I’ve caved, time for an iPad

Okay, no, I lied. But it appears, after Steve Jobs keynote yesterday (or last night Australian time), that Mac OS X Lion is going to be […]
October 4, 2010

Mac OS X Mouse Acceleration

I previously posted a while back that I had issues with the Mac OS X mouse acceleration with a Microsoft optical mouse, which I fixed by […]
September 23, 2010

twistori – a live Twitter feed with a difference

twistori is something really special… After rebuilding my OS, I went searching for a new Twitter client to manage my 3 or 4 accounts. I came […]
September 23, 2010

gfxCardStatus – Mac OS X GPU Switcher

Mac OS X, on the right MacBook Pro, has the ability to change the current GPU in use to maximise battery life, or maximise performance. To […]
September 16, 2010

MacBook Pro HDD Upgrade – Part 2

This didn’t go quite to plan… Firstly, my MacBook’s Superdrive (aka DVD burner), decided to fry the laser assembly at some point in the past few […]
September 14, 2010

MacBook Pro HDD Upgrade – Part 1

When I purchased my 15″ MacBook Pro last year, I optioned for a 250GB 7200RPM SATA drive, as it was not only cheaper, but faster spindle […]
August 18, 2010

iPhone Data Recovery

iPhone needs to be jailbroken to do this (tested on my iPhone 4, with iOS 4.0.1 using the www.jailbreakme.com jailbreaker). You don’t need OpenSSH installed, but […]
March 10, 2010

Mac OS X Gaming Part II

In my last post about MacOSX gaming, I mentioned I like to play Counter Strike / Left 4 Dead, and how I attempted to run it […]
March 3, 2010

Mac OS X Speedup Bits

I decided my Mac was running a bit slower, something I would usually refer to as the “Windows downhill effect”. Turns out Mac OS X has […]
March 2, 2010

Mac OS X Gaming

Having bought a Mac, I sort of stopped playing Counter Strike, in the absence of a mouse etc. I managed to have a crack at TOCA […]
February 23, 2010

Macintosh Performance Guide: Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard: Booting the 64-bit Kernel

I was stunned the other day when I was looking through my system info on my Snow Leopard equipped Mac Book Pro to find it was […]
November 10, 2009

Mac Keyboard Shortcuts

I like to think I’m pretty good with the MacOS now, but let’s face it, there’s still a whole bunch of little things I’m still learning… […]
October 19, 2009

Mousey mousey!

I’m a Mac convert. I have been working with Windows since 2003, and was always the Windows guy blah blah blah. Until I started using Linux […]
October 12, 2009

TeamViewer for Remote Support

We’ve been using TeamViewer here to remotely connect to clients for about 2 months now. To say we have been impressed is an understatement. The ease […]