OS X: Full-Screen Quicktime for free - no QT Pro upgrade needed.

Posted on July 10, 2006 in Uncategorized

A simple script hack from Macworld that you can do yourself in less than a minute. "Is there a way to have QuickTime 7 play in full screen without paying for the pro version? Sure. Launch Script Editor and enter this..." This works great on my Macbook Pro.

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Installing Apache 2.0 and PHP 5 (and MySQL) on Windows XP

Posted on July 06, 2006 in Uncategorized

He shows you how to install Apache and PHP on Windows XP, as well as how to set up a nice working environment. As a bonus, he also shows you how to install MySQL if you're interested. You can have a complete working server environment on your desktop and be …


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download.com - Best Free Utilities

Posted on April 16, 2006 in Uncategorized

Reviews and free downloads at Download.com

The best things in life may be free, but most software isn't. Limited functionality, annoying adware, and pesky nag screens mean even most "free" software isn't actually without cost.

Anyone who has explored the world of free utilities knows the woes of saving …


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Hacking the Mac OSX Login Window

Posted on April 14, 2006 in Uncategorized

Not only does this hack let you change the text of the login screen, but gives you a step-by-step to change the general appearance.

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HowTo: Subscribe to a Google Calendar using iCal

Posted on April 13, 2006 in Uncategorized

I wrote this little tutorial for TUAW that gives you 9 easy steps to subscribe to any shared Google Calendar in everyone's favorite OS X calendar app: iCal.

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Accessing a Airport Network with a Windows XP

Posted on April 12, 2006 in Uncategorized

Accessing a Airport Network with Windows XP

A great step-by-step guide to hooking that rouge PC up to your Airport wireless network. You are going to need the HEX Password Key which should be available from your network admin.

psst... hey network admins. You can find the HEX key for …


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Introducing the Dell De-Crapifier

Posted on April 11, 2006 in Uncategorized

This is an article about a script that was created to remove unwanted software from a Dell PC. It can be run on a new PC to get rid of all the trialware that comes pre-installed. It runs completely unattended!

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Apple Boot Camp Public Beta Announced, Part of 10.5 Leopard

Posted on April 05, 2006 in Uncategorized

More and more people are buying and loving Macs. To make this choice simply irresistible, Apple will include technology in the next major release of Mac OS X, Leopard, that lets you install and run the Windows XP operating system on your Mac. Called Boot Camp (for now), you can …


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A Windows users journey to Mac

Posted on April 05, 2006 in Uncategorized

This blog is written by a Windows veteran, a Mac newbie, describing his switch to Mac from Windows. It's both slightly technical and very technical, ranging from IM clients to setting up PHP/MySQL.

Worth a read, especially for people considering a switch.

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Terminal Services Setup Guide (2003)

Posted on March 23, 2006 in Uncategorized

Learn the best way to batten down the hatches on your servers without going too far.
by Kenton Gardinier for ftponline.com
Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services in terminal server mode can be run in either the Full Security or Relaxed Security compatibility mode to meet your organization's security policy …

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