Tag Archives: Mac

How to skip to first/last page in Preview.app

Reblogged from here:- You can do page up/down and home/end on a compact Mac keyboard [Macbook, minimal BT keyboard] by using the function (fn) and arrow keys: fn + up-arrow = PageUp fn + down-arrow = PageDown fn + left-arrow … Continue reading

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Deleting lots of old tweets

I recently realized that it would be safer to delete thousands of old tweets than allow a determined hacker access to them. I don’t know how good Troll Boy’s skills are. So I set about finding a way to delete … Continue reading

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Safari and .torrent files

Know why Safari won’t activate Transmission the second you click on a .torrent file even if you already told OS X to open .torrent files with Transmission? By default, Safari doesn’t consider .torrent files safe and hence will only download … Continue reading

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Fixing greyed out Dock icons

From http://www.tuaw.com/2008/08/22/terminal-tips-make-hidden-dock-icons-transparent/ :- Got icons annoyingly greyed out on your Dock after an OS reinstall/upgrade? Here’s the fix. Open the Terminal.app under Applications > Utilities. Then issue this command: defaults write com.apple.Dock showhidden -bool NO Next, issue this command:- killall … Continue reading

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AirPlayer and AirFlick

Erica Sadun is a genius. She has made AirPlay on the Mac much more useful! 😀 Warning: both pieces of software below are alpha, and come with absolutely zero tech support or warranty, so don’t attempt installing them if you … Continue reading

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