mathowie + osx   41

einstein’s legacy
Video app for automated launch of playlists, can loop, perfect for kiosks and signage
mac  osx  video 
march 2014 by mathowie
Autolaunch Fullscreen VLC Player in OSX « Chris Reilly
Nice little hack to make a mac auto-play video on bootup
osx  mac  video 
march 2014 by mathowie
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
Using TextMate with Google Docs | pseudofish
Holy crap, I just set this up (required setting up python, gdata, and Googlecl from scratch) but it's pretty awesome now that it works.
mac  osx  writing 
january 2012 by mathowie
HOW TO: Share an HFS+ drive on Boxee Box - boxee :: forums
Unless you follow these instructions perfectly, external USB mac drives don't work on a Boxee box.
boxee  osx  from delicious
july 2011 by mathowie
Calm Down App
Dear Internet: download and use this. <br />
Signed, <br />
Every community moderator ever.
mac  osx  from delicious
july 2011 by mathowie
Sidestep | Chetan Surpur
Killer app for proxying your traffic on public wireless. Takes all the pain out of setting up ssh proxies, super duper simple.
security  osx  from delicious
march 2011 by mathowie
The Omni Group - OmniDiskSweeper
I forgot the best disk space scanner/manager in the biz became totally free recently. Awesome.
osx  utilities 
november 2009 by mathowie
Things for iPhone and iPod touch
holy cow this looks nice and simple enough that I might actually use it.
gtd  iphone  osx 
july 2008 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
YahooWidgets_3.1.5.dmg (application/octet-stream Object)
Direct download of Konfabulator/YahooWidgets old version 3.1.5, which still works in Leopard. The 4.x versions don't work at all.
yahoo  widgets  konfabulator  leopard  osx 
november 2007 by mathowie
Best. Widget. Ever. - Ctrl+Option+Apple
This is one of my biggest problems with OSX usability. Cryptic symbols = keys? How is anyone supposed to remember all of them?
mbwideas  mac  osx 
august 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
NeoOffice Home
Nice Open Office wrapped free suite for OSX
mac  osx  opensource 
may 2007 by mathowie
Geek to Live: Complete, free Mac backup - Lifehacker
Great simple tutorial on backing up a mac -- exactly what I need.
lifehacker  osx  backups 
april 2007 by mathowie - Introducing Skitch...
amazing looking screenshot app for the mac that auto-uploads to flickr for you.
osx  applications  screenshots 
february 2007 by mathowie
Bandwagon - a photoset on Flickr
wow, automated backup of iTunes to S3
bandwagon  s3  amazon  itunes  osx 
february 2007 by mathowie
Make VLC the default player (OS X) | Ask MetaFilter
I've been wondering this for years. Finally got everything over to VLC today...
video  osx  vlc 
february 2007 by mathowie
HowardForums: Your Mobile Phone Community & Resource - TUTORIAL: tether your motorola/nokia/se phone to your mac with via BT!
handy step-by-step to getting your nokia and sony bluetooth phones talking to your mac and being used as a wireless modem
utilities  bluetooth  osx 
may 2006 by mathowie
GrApple - Aronnax`s Firefox Themes
Awesome Firefox themes for OSX. I'm all about the Uno.
firefox  utilities  osx 
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
Gearlog : Mac Os X 10.5 Likely To Have Virtualization, Windows Support
I would buy a new intel desktop (if they released it) today if 10.5 supports running WinXP in a virtual window (for testing and IE-only web crap)
osx  rumorsontheinternets  mac  intel  emulation 
march 2006 by mathowie
Bye Bye Dashboard 1.0 - MacUpdate
hopefully they mirror the download somewhere besides geocities. I barely ever use the dashboard and would like to see it turn off-able
osx  utilities  dashboard 
march 2006 by mathowie
matt webb's text adventure game that runs locally on a mac, with web api awareness (go west into the gallery room to look up flickr images)
textadventure  gaming  text  osx  etech06 
march 2006 by mathowie
Hawk Wings
Nice, an entire weblog devoted to Apple Mail
blog  osx  email  hacks 
february 2006 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
Synergy: The Missing GUI
finally, after a year and a half of running terminal scripts, synergy is getting a GUI
osx  pc  utilities  networking 
may 2005 by mathowie
Sneak preview: Engadget RSS feed as seen via Tiger Quartz Extreme - Engadget -
RSS + OS 10.4 = Pointcast reborn. And I really loved pointcast's zooming news screensaver (no, really).
rss  osx  pointcast  visualizations 
march 2005 by mathowie

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