Monthly Archives: January 2013

Dear twittererers: what’s the best way to dispose…

Dear twittererers: what’s the best way to dispose of an old PowerBook G4? It’s pretty battered but works just fine. everymac.com/systems/apple/…

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Getting vmware tools to work on ubuntu: apt-get in…

Getting vmware tools to work on ubuntu: apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-`uname -r` psmisc

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Yesterday, the radiator in the home office didn’t…

Yesterday, the radiator in the home office didn’t work. Then the plumber ‘fixed’ it. Now I can’t turn it off. #scorchio #firstworldproblems

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The only way to update iWork if you bought the ret…

The only way to update iWork if you bought the retail package is thru the standalone update: support.apple.com/kb/HT5248 No migration to app store.

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What I want to do: write a presentation. What I ha…

What I want to do: write a presentation. What I had to do: debug Apple’s lousy software update of iWork ’09. Thanks, Apple.

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Stop Android File Transfer from automatically open…

Stop Android File Transfer from automatically opening on a Mac: productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/…

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PhoneGap and Android on Windows

It seems there’s quite a lot of confusion on how to get up and running using PhoneGap for Android development on Windows. There’s a Getting Started with Android guide which is comprehensive, but doesn’t seem to resolve all problems. I’ll … Continue reading

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