Monthly Archives: January 2016

Removing Google Updater

Installing Google Chrome sneaks in a very annoying Google Updater app that is always phoning home, even after you decide to UNinstall Chrome. It is possible to remove the little bastard! Assuming it is in the /Library (rather than the … Continue reading

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The perfect dress

Murphy’s Law strikes again — the moment I find the perfect dress, and I mean perfect, I am no longer interested in wearing dresses! This one is fantastic.  

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The Dalai Lama’s Instructions for Life

These 20 tips by the Dalai Lama are really good advice. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. Follow the three R’s: –  Respect for self, –  Respect … Continue reading

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Turn on Detect Displays with Option key

In System Preferences -> Displays, press Option to see the “Detect Displays” button if it is hiding.

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Apple broke f.lux

One of my all-time favourite apps is f.lux, which reduces the blue harshness of a Mac/iPad/iPhone screen at night by altering the color temperature of the screen. It has been consistently useful enough for me (and missed sorely when absent!) to … Continue reading

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