I was doing a search in Houdah Spot when I realised that there are hundreds of megabytes of video files in Skype Application support directory. On checking thes evideo files, they are MP4-encoded memes. What that actual bloody hell is that for ? So I deleted both the media-cache_v3 and media_cache_v3 directories (I need that […]
I recommend you buy Boom2 to improve the audio quality – especially Youtube. Works better than expensive headsets.
Apple Safari extension circumvents certain techniques used by Google and Facebook to track link clicks.
Brilliant. This is an extension to provide a minimal (Google Chrome-like) status bar for Safari. It also has built-in longurl support to convert those pesky and opaque short urls to long ones again. via Minimal Status Bar for Safari by visnup.
My deep passion for Mailmate for email continues. I created a mailbox just for today’s email, both inbound and outbound with a “per user” setting.
In iTunes 11.1, I noticed that if I press the ⌥ / Alt / Option key then the back button on iTunes becomes a Genius shortcut. I use Genius a lot so I think that’s cool. The Genius icon will stay in place until you Pause / Play. Nice way of reminding you that you […]
One of my favourite apps to avoid using is Adobe Flash. There are large security, performance and battery life benefits. I do not have flash installed on my OS X and used When I must have Flash, I use Google Chrome because a Flash Player is built into it. But switching to Chrome can be made […]
Screen Capture Applicaton for the Mac that replaces Skitch since Evernote trashed it. Highly recommended. Best Features: Snaps an image with minimum of fuss Fast upload to Dropbox (Skitch no longer able to upload anywhere useful). Annotations of images are quick & simple Glui
As part of working more hours at my desk in my home office, I’ve been considering ways to improve my productivity and comfort. To this end I now have a 27″ and 24″ Apple displays since some studies suggest that additional screen space allows for the more productivity. Disregarding the opportunities for distraction I’ve found two […]
Microsoft Word for Mac 2011 is not compatible with Mountain Lion. I’m getting constant problems with copy/paste, table formatting and screen display.Microsoft claims that it is Mountain Lion ready but it’s the worst performing app on my installation. This is a common, easily reproducible artifact: Of course, I recommend that you do not use MS […]