Monthly Archives: February 2011

How to donate to help Christchurch, New Zealand

This information comes directly from official websites: http://www.civildefence.govt.nz/ and from http://canterburyearthquake.govt.nz/. Last updated: 2011/02/26@22:22EST Online – internationally or in NZ Christchurch Earthquake Appeal (just launched by the Prime Minister): http://www.christchurchearthquakeappeal.govt.nz/ Red Cross: http://www.redcross.org.nz/donate University of Canterbury Student Volunteer Army: https://www.givealittle.co.nz/cause/VSA … Continue reading

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Lock screen keyboard shortcut

Ever wanted a real lock-screen keyboard shortcut that doesn’t rely on setting screensavers to require password or other stupid workarounds? This feature should seriously be part of OS X already. Here’s a pretty easy way of doing it: http://www.markwheadon.com/blog/2009/02/lock-screen-mac-os-x/ NOTE: … Continue reading

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Breaking Kindle eBook DRM

Excerpt from https://apprenticealf.wordpress.com/2011/01/13/ebooks-formats-drm-and-you-%E2%80%94-a-guide-for-the-perplexed/ […] Ethics of DRM Removal It shouldn’t really be necessary to say this, but just to be clear: None of the developers and maintainers of these tools or this site are in favour of ebooks being ‘pirated’. … Continue reading

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