I recently installed the new OS X 10.10 Yosemite and this new behavior really startet getting on my nerves: whenever I connected my iPhone or iPad to the Mac, it always launched iPhoto! I checked the iPhoto settings and felt like I had turned everything off related to this behavior… Turns it, I hadn’t.
In order to prevent iPhoto from launching in OS X 10.10 Yosemite when connecting an iOS device, make sure you change the following 2 settings are set to “No application”. Continue reading →
“Was lange währt wird endlich gut”. Oder so. Es hat mich nur 8 Jahre gebraucht – trotz den unzähligen Versprechen und Vertrösten – meine Reiseberichte von Tokyo im 2006 mit den dazu passenden Bildern zu versehen. Aber: ich habe ein langjähriges … Continue reading →
I found myself not so satisfied with Wunderlist, as it started to cause some troubles with high CPU load on my Mac. At this time, Apple started shipping OS X Mountain Lion and included the great Reminders.app with it! So I gave it a try… and stayed loyal to the Reminders.app until today (thanks to it’s iCloud sync).
In OS X it is fairly simple to create a virtual disk image of the type “ISO” by using built-in UNIX tools and the Terminal.app. Unfortunately the Disk Utility.app doesn’t allow the creation of ISO images for all disks (it may work sometime).
Here’s what you need to do in order to create an ISO disk image from a CD or DVD on your Mac:
Since a couple days the Apple’s new mobile operating system iOS 7 is available – and the iPhone 4 is the oldest generation of iPhones still supported for the new iOS. I do have an iPhone 4 and decided to take the chance to update from iOS 6 to iOS 7. Here is a brief summary of my experience during the last few days with iOS 7 on an iPhone 4.
It’s still one of the easiest ways to get someone’s data when you get your hands on a USB stick. It’s quite interesting, what you find on these portable drives – whether it’s from a friend or a business contact. There are serveral ways to protect yourself better by encrypting and password locking the drives. Sometimes there’s a preinstalled software on the USB drive available for that – but mostly not.
So in case you are a OS X user and you want to protect your USB drive with a password protected & encrypted drive, I have a short how-to here showing how you can achieve this really easy using standard tools on your Mac!