Tag: osx

Apple just killed the hackintosh

Apple announced yesterday at their event that the newest version of OS X, version 10.9 (Mavericks), will be free to all Macintosh computers that can run it. This is pretty amazing, we can finally keep all of our Macs on the same OS instead of us currently supporting three different versions. But for hackintosh users, it means that there is… Read more →

Multiple email addresses with one Apple ID

Apple IDs, the center of identification in the Apple universe, have the capability to attach multiple email addresses. By signing into appleid.apple.com you can verify additional email addresses. Once added you can use them with several Apple services, most notably, iMessages. Others can iMessage you with any of the verified email addresses. Read more →

My Apple Event predictions

Tomorrow Apple is holding an event to announce new products for the Mac. What will be announced is anyone’s guess, but here’s what my intuition is telling me: A new MacBook Air is pretty much a given. The rumors are pretty strong that there will be an 11.6″ and 13.3″ Macbook Air, and that they’ll be more affordable than the… Read more →

OS X Widget to show machine name

[][]I use Apple Remote Desktop or a KVM (Keyboard/Video/Mouse) switcher to administer several OS X servers and machines. When you’re working on machines in this way you can sometimes get confused on which machine you’re currently controlling. If you’re lucky you won’t do anything stupid, but there have been times when I’ve shutdown/restarted a server that I didn’t mean too!… Read more →

OS X not saving passwords?

About a month ago I noticed that passwords weren’t being saved in apps in OS X like Safari, Omniweb, etc. I didn’t bother trying to figure out the problem, until today when I would go to a site in Safari and it would ask to save the password. I said yes everytime, but it still didn’t save it. Finally I… Read more →