Random VirtualHostX license winners

  • April 19th, 2009

VirtualHostX is the easiest way to setup proper local URL’s for test sites on OS X. Three licenses were available for readers compliments of Tyler H. The giveaway recipients were chosen randomly from the ordered list of comments. The winners and their most used apps for work are: Rob Abbott – TextMate + Versions (claimed) […]

VirtualHostX: Easy Virtual Hosting configuration on OS X

  • April 9th, 2009

Having discovered VirtualHostX, I can’t imagine going down the path of manually editing OS X configuration files ever again. If you have ever setup a local environment to test your website(s), you have surely found yourself spending a few minutes wrestling with Web Sharing and Apache – the whole virtual hosting setup. Instead of testing […]

Workflow favorite: GrabUp + PHP Directory Lister

  • January 27th, 2009

Select a portion of your screen, upload to image hosting service, copy unique URI, paste in an email or instant messenger conversation. We have all exercised the same redundant process of sharing screenshots. Right? Some people utilize dedicated screenshot applications like LittleSnapper or Skitch to manage screens locally which also integrate features like uploading via […]

Amazon S3, CNAME record, Panic’s Transmit, and WordPress

  • January 12th, 2009

Amazon Web Services Simple Storage Service (S3) is the solution for anyone wishing to store or deliver massive amounts of data without eating up precious bandwidth on their own server. Amazon S3 works great for your computer and web hosting needs. Getting started with Amazon S3 Getting started with Amazon S3 is simple and takes […]

Fix for Apache2 / localhost after Apple 10.5 Time Machine restore

  • October 24th, 2008

For local development, I prefer to use the Sites folder in my Home directory rather than the default Library/WebServer/Documents. When the time came for me to start local development on my MacBook again, I was immediately frustrated when I discovered that http://localhost/ no longer redirected to my Sites directory. The problem? A recent Time Machine […]

ies4osx, Internet Explorer, Intel Macs need only apply

  • November 22nd, 2007

Individuals operating on Apple hardware powered by the Intel chipset are undoubtedly familiar with the versatility afforded by OS X and virtualization software from Parallels and VMware Fusion. These products offer the convenience of running full operating systems like Windows XP or Vista at near native performance. The benefit of opting for software like VMware […]

Asus Eee PC sub-notebook running Apple OS X

  • November 15th, 2007

Ignoring the legalities or hair pulling from Apple’s legal department, Dan decided that it was high time for a sub-notebook running OS X. If Apple wasn’t going to hurry up and build it, then he might as well take a stab at transforming the Asus Eee PC into the super portable Apple notebook that everyone […]

EVDO fans make ready, Kyocera KR1 firmware update

  • May 5th, 2007

Sprint EVDO coverage in Seattle is fast with very little competition (for now) – Still waiting for HSDPA to ship There is no doubt that anywhere any time internet via EVDO is a personal favorite. Even more so of a favorite for Sylvia who seems to have semi-permanently jacked my Sprint Novatel U720 USB modem. […]

Nokia (N95) mobile phones play nicely with Apple OS X

  • April 29th, 2007

UPDATE: Nokia now offers a free official utility dubbed Media Transfer which provides support for transferring photos & videos with iPhoto, and music with iTunes. The utility also provides support for application management on your handset. Having spent my fair share of time with various mobile handsets, I’ve spent a noticeable amount of time and […]

Mailplane, Gmail will replace your desktop email client

  • April 16th, 2007

One year ago, I experimented with Google Hosted – 5ThirtyOne – Google Hosted Email – and soon moved and began managing all of my email accounts using Google’s services. Why? Because it was convenient, accessible, simple, quick, and everything email should be. Because Gmail provides the option to “Send mail as:” or download mail from […]

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