We all laughed about Microsoft error messages. Here’s a recent snapshot I made on an apple computer: “Windows 7 or older versions are not supported on this Mac.” “Boot Camp only supports the installation of Windows 8 on this Mac. Please insert an USB drive or DVD with the full version of Windows 7 8”
Everybody around me was going crazy for the new iPhone 6. So I got the chance to get a closer look at one of those devices. Honestly, I am really appalled how cheap the device feels compared to the older 5s (the ones I used to know). The curved glass and the camera sticking out are doomed to break […]
It’s not a secret that I tend to dislike apple for the way they raped BSD to get it useable for the masses, but what they do to me from the programmers point of view, is insane. Let’s start out with a simple MAMP installation (Mac, Apache, MySQL and PHP) and a plain system() call in php: system(“kill […]
I am working quite a lot using shell scripts to make my work easier and a few of them are even on my desktop to perform some one click actions. Sadly this doesn’t work on my mac as it just gets opened in an editor, ignoring the executable bit (chmod +x). That drives me crazy. So what’s the […]
My beloved Lenovo notebook actually is gone for repair due to some hardware trouble – so I am stuck with a not-so-beloved mac. For working I do need a sshd daemon running, which is – hooray – shipped per default. You just need to activate it: Go to System settings, look for ‘Sharing’. There’s a Tab named ‘Services’ […]
Since working on my Mac, I have to admit that I got used to use Growl for notifications as it’s a pretty way to get notifications in a non-disturbing way. But since Growl 1.3 Skype went on strike – just like a couple of other applications. No Growl notifications anymore.