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Create application shortcuts in Google Chrome on a Mac
This is awesome, especially the little dmg shortcut maker tool at the end of the post. Super useful for keystroking your way to a site on the mac desktop
chrome  google  osx  hacks 
march 2013 by mathowie
, Fusion drive on older Macs? YES! Since Apple has...
How to get a fusion drive on your SSD/HDD older mac.
osx  hacks 
january 2013 by mathowie
iPhone’s Phonetic Name Fields — Shawn Blanc
This is important info for Siri use on the 4s.
iphone  siri  hacks 
october 2011 by mathowie
[FAQ] Boxee Beta on ATV - A Step by Step Guide! - boxee :: forum
Super easy instructions to load the latest Boxee beta on a previously Boxee'd AppleTV. Took me five minutes to complete.
boxee  appletv  hacks 
january 2010 by mathowie
Physical keyboard for my iPhone (and other iPhone de-wimpifying) - mehack
This is what I've always wanted. I may just finally jailbreak my iphone to get it.
iphone  hacks 
december 2009 by mathowie
help.BenM.at
Visit this page in your iphone 3.0 safari browser, click the AT&T option, then install, and internet tethering works instantly. Awesome.
att  iphone  hacks 
june 2009 by mathowie
ikea hacker: Put a cat litter box at the entryway?
That first photo is the cleanest and most amazing looking litter box hack I've seen. You see modern furniture instead of a cat poop door!
clever  hacks  modernfurniture 
may 2009 by mathowie
The EarthTainer™
Interesting hack for self-watering tomatoes
gardening  hacks  home 
march 2009 by mathowie
Engineers show off "no jailbreak" iPhone keyboard hack - Ars Technica
God I'd kill for a iphone external keyboard. It'd turn my phone into something as powerful as a netbook. Hopefully the 3.0 software lets it happen
iphone  hacks 
march 2009 by mathowie
joshua's blog: overclocking the lecture
How to speed up video lectures without harming the sound too much. Awesome.
video  hacks  quicktime 
november 2008 by mathowie
Domainr
Awesome new tool from Case and co. for figuring out cool domains like fortuito.us
webdev  webhosting  domains  utilities  hacks 
october 2008 by mathowie
aTV Flash - Apple Core, LLC
I need to hack my appleTV with this
tv  hacks 
october 2008 by mathowie
firefox-mac-pdf - Google Code
Holy fucking shit, I finally have inline viewing of PDFs in Firefox (FF3/OSX10.5 only). This was the last annoying thing about Firefox for the past several years.
pdf  firefox  hacks  extensions 
june 2008 by mathowie
Mozilla Labs » Blog Archive » Weave Status Update
Mozilla Weave is the new Google Browser Sync replacement (since gbs was discontinued), with a new version coming out on June 20th.
firefox  hacks  extensions 
june 2008 by mathowie
The Secret to Reformatting a Western Digital WD 1TB My Book External Hard Drive « Psychohistory
I bought one of these at Costco and without this hack, I couldn't figure out how to reformat and use superduper for backup with it.
mac  hacks  backups 
may 2008 by mathowie
Belkin Auto Kit "Hack" for iPhone! (How To) - Mac Forums
My ultra-old Belkin adapter works on my iphone, but a newer black charger does not, and this hack would make it work.
iphone  hacks  audio  cars 
may 2008 by mathowie
QDN: Finally, a cookie fix for Firefox
Firefox has a set limit of 1000 cookies total, which isn't enough to be logged into loads of sites at the same time. Using about:config, you can up it to 65k max
firefox  howto  hacks 
november 2007 by mathowie
Amnesty™ Widget Browser
Finally found a way to make Dashboard widgets useful in OSX -- by keeping them visible at all times. So long Yahoo Widgets/Konfabulator!
dashboard  osx  hacks 
november 2007 by mathowie
The Electric Unicycle
If I could do more than solder, I'd be all over building one. Funnest thing at foocamp was this.
hacks  cycling  howto  projects  robotics  segway 
june 2007 by mathowie
globalnavbg.png (PNG Image, 982x152 pixels)
Apple.com's new nav with multiple states exists in a single image, using CSS. Very nice.
css  hacks  apple  webdev  filetype:png  media:image 
june 2007 by mathowie
Cycling '74 || Product soundflower
App that lets you send audio output as an input. For playing music into a skype interview, for instance
podcasting  mac  osx  audio  hacks 
may 2007 by mathowie
Badger: Badge Any RSS Feed With Yahoo! Pipes - kentbrewster.com
Incredibly simple RSS-to-javascript-to-HTML converter.
api  rss  pipes  json  hacks 
march 2007 by mathowie
iB::Topic::PS3 Compatibility
how to convert videos to PS3 format on a mac, using VisualHub
ps3  video  hacks 
december 2006 by mathowie
How long in the freezer to chill a Coke from 89F to 35F? | Ask MetaFilter
how to cool a warm can of coke in 2 minutes using household stuff.
coke  hacks  askmefi 
december 2006 by mathowie
SURVIVAL A Simulation Game
In light of the James Kim story, this is a fascinating and educational task.
news  survival  hacks 
december 2006 by mathowie
Brad Sucks » Temple of Ego
The Temple of Ego meme spreads! I really need to set one of these up with my flickr, vox, delicious, blog, mefi, and pvrblog feeds.
hacks  rss 
november 2006 by mathowie
Takahashi-Method-based Presentation in XUL
wow, nice use of XUL in firefox to do simple presentations
mozilla  firefox  powerpoint  hacks 
november 2006 by mathowie
Adactio: stream
awesome RSS mashup hack to build a Temple of Ego using existing feeds
blog  rss  hacks 
november 2006 by mathowie
Strobist: How To: DIY $10 Macro Photo Studio
I spent two days trying to shoot a photo of a gadget once. This is so much cleaner and easier.
photography  hacks  howto 
july 2006 by mathowie
guicide's Nav Hacks
how to hack your own image into the startup routine on Honda navigation systems
honda  nav  carstereo  hacks 
may 2006 by mathowie
Blog Archive » Isight Fun
Talking to people on wall-sized screens! The future is finally here! (wasn't this tech in fahrenheit 451?)
isight  tv  hacks  osx  ichat 
march 2006 by mathowie
onfocus.com | slashdot topic feeds
scraped category RSS feeds for slashdot
hacks  slashdot  scrapi  rss 
march 2006 by mathowie
Hawk Wings
Nice, an entire weblog devoted to Apple Mail
blog  Mail.app  osx  email  hacks 
february 2006 by mathowie
Jabphone - Jabber to phone gateway
Holy crap, basically this is free skype-out for jabber/gTalk servers.
gtalk  jabber  hacks  voip 
january 2006 by mathowie
Where have all the Vo-wels gone...long time passing. | MetaFilter
The new flickr hack "retrievr" is so good, I'd venture to say it's getting close to Turing Test territory.
flickr  hacks  retrievr  mefi 
january 2006 by mathowie
CSS styled Restaurant Menu
One of the only ways I've seen to do a right/left alignment in CSS with dots.
css  hacks  tips 
december 2005 by mathowie
Home of nuhi - Projects - nLite
nLite lets you streamline windows xp installs to the bare minimum of services and drivers
applications  utilities  windows  hacks 
december 2005 by mathowie
bitter pill: applescript + vonage = one lazy bastard
dial numbers directly from Address Book using this applescript
vonage  hacks  osx 
december 2005 by mathowie
BestBuy Xbox Inventory Locator
Wow, a google maps hack showing local Best Buy inventory on the new xbox 360.
xbox  hacks  wishlist  googlemaps 
november 2005 by mathowie
Mixiran: Convert Xp To Media Center
just one 17Mb file contains all the media center apps. Sounds adventurous, but I might try it out.
hacks  xp  windows  mediacenter 
november 2005 by mathowie
wtf_inc: spare parts motorcycle
badass. This is what monster garage should be about, building stuff from random junk
motorcycles  via:makezine  hacks  design 
november 2005 by mathowie
Extended Desktop
the new imac g5 defaults to mirroring on additional monitors, this lets you have an extended desktop
apple  hacks  utilities  imac 
november 2005 by mathowie
Flickr: Flickr Hacks
Using greasemonkey, this hack replaces the send to flickr bookmarklets
greasemonkey  flickr  hacks 
october 2005 by mathowie
PRISM
converts the IR port to a R/C servo, perfect for kite photography
kitecameras  makemagazine  hacks 
june 2005 by mathowie
erinch.com » Car Cam Project
Nice use of old computer hardware. Be sure to check out the videos.
carputer  hacks  car 
june 2005 by mathowie
Cage Fighter
de-uglify Mail's aqua buttons in Tiger
mail  osxtiger  hacks 
april 2005 by mathowie
Chicago Transit Authority map on Google Maps | Holovaty.com
Holy cow, google maps + a greasemonkey script. Adrian just opened pandora's box.
mapping  hacks  googlemaps  greasemonkey  chicago  masstransit 
april 2005 by mathowie
Listings
This is the mother of all crazy scraping hacks. I *love* this idea of combining cool web services that should have an API to interact, but don't
googlemaps  craigslist  scrAPI  hacks  via:torrez 
april 2005 by mathowie
Flickr Picture Viewer | HME Apps
Yay, a new hack for pushing flickr photos to your TiVo!
flickr  tivo  hacks 
february 2005 by mathowie

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