OS X Hints

This section dedicated to All the Apple, Mac, iPhone, iTunes, and other application/hardware tricks I’ve learned.

WTF is IFTTT?  Automate your life, that’s what! I share mine with you…

WTF is IFTTT? Automate your life, that’s what! I share mine with you…

Per the site: What is IFTTT? IFTTT is a service that lets you create powerful connections with one simple statement: IFTTT is pronounced like “gift” without the “g.”   Basically, this is an automation tool. When something happens to a service you use, trigger an action somewhere else. How does it work? It’s actually slightly(…)

The 25 Most Popular Passwords of 2013: God Help Us

The 25 Most Popular Passwords of 2013: God Help Us.   You’d think that, by this point, people would start being a little more discerning with their passwords. You would be wrong. And here are the 25 most common (i.e. worst) passwords of 2013 to prove it.   In perhaps the most notable change, this(…)

Can I Set Up A Folder Naming Preset That Includes The Whole Folder Hierarchy? | Bagelturf

Can I Set Up A Folder Naming Preset That Includes The Whole Folder Hierarchy? | Bagelturf

Can I Set Up A Folder Naming Preset That Includes The Whole Folder Hierarchy? I´ve got a question when saving Images. I can relocated masters, and when I´m doing it I can create naming presets. Like folder/Project and so on. So here´s my question: Aperture only takes the foldername of the first folder in the(…)

Help Apple cut back on iMessage spam – Mac OS X Hints

If you haven’t yet been hit by iMessage spam, you’re lucky: It’s awful. And it’s even worse when you realize that the spammer can know with certainty that the unwanted message really was delivered to you. As first noted by MacStories, Apple recently posted a way to deal with unwanted iMessages in your inbox. Here’s(…)

How I created my own iCloud, backup, and safety system for my precious files

How I created my own iCloud, backup, and safety system for my precious files

Several easy solutions to creating my own cloud, and how I use it on all my devices. In this article I will explain why I do it, how I do it, and the layout that works for me. I will also give you links to the tools I’ve used, in the event you want to(…)