Apple – OS – Software Updates

Background Please practice security first on all platforms; including Apple iPhone.   Updates On Your Phone Access the Settings App Tap General Tap Software Update Tap Download and Install   References Entrepreneur Apple Says It Is Critical to Update Your iPhone iOS Right Now to Stop an Active Hacker Attack. Here's How. Link

TransMac:- Burn Apple Mac OS/X to USB Flash Drive

Background A quick follow-up to our last post. In this post instead of burning unto a DVD, we will burn unto a USB Drive. Lineage TransMac:- Burn Apple Mac OS/X to DVD Disc Link   TransMac Let us see if we can burn an Apple OS DMG File onto a USB Drive. If successfully burnt, … Continue reading TransMac:- Burn Apple Mac OS/X to USB Flash Drive

TransMac:- Burn Apple Mac OS/X to DVD Disc

Background A good man's Mac iMac is no longer coming on. Once started, it tries to re-install Mac OS/X.   Requirements Writeable DVD Drive Blank DVD Drive The Apple DMF file weights in over 6GB And, so we will need a DVD that is bigger than the normal 4.5 GB Please get a DVD Drive … Continue reading TransMac:- Burn Apple Mac OS/X to DVD Disc

iTunes – Auto Launch when iPhone Connected

Background Was working on my cousin's iPhone this past weekend.   Issue This morning the quickest path to charging my phone is to connect it to my laptop. Noticed iTunes auto-launched. Commentary Sorry, iTunes was a weekend thing, not a daily occurrence. Resolution Outline iTunes Preferences iTunesHelper Stop and Disable AutoLaunch Tasks iTunes / Preferences … Continue reading iTunes – Auto Launch when iPhone Connected

Burning Apple Mac OSX DMG files in MS Windows

Introduction A couple of weeks ago, one of my dearest friends Apple's laptop crashed on her.  We tried bringing it back up, but in the middle of trying an OS re-install found out that we had misplaced the CD\DVDs that came with the computer. To make matters more punishing we had problems getting online and … Continue reading Burning Apple Mac OSX DMG files in MS Windows

Tony Fadell – On Setting Constraints, Ignoring Experts & Embracing Self-Doubt

Though almost a year old, I hope you got to listen in to this inspirational video.  And, if not please listen... Published on Oct 25, 2012 iPod godfather and ALVA Award-winner Tony Fadell shares incredible insights on how to design, build, and ship disruptive products: Link .. I think it will yet awaken you to failing … Continue reading Tony Fadell – On Setting Constraints, Ignoring Experts & Embracing Self-Doubt

Technical: Mac OSX / Java Applet Support in Mozilla Firefox

Technical: Mac OSX / Java Applet Support in Mozilla Firefox Here I am trying to upload files to one of our vendors, but the upload icon is not appearing in Mozilla Firefox. I looked all over, but no plugin. I am thinking you 're killing me.  And, yes where did I look? Well in Add-On Manager; … Continue reading Technical: Mac OSX / Java Applet Support in Mozilla Firefox

Mac OS/X – Reading Microsoft Windows Event Log file (*.evtx) files

Prelude As always, it is one inter-operability problem or another. I need to send Windows Event Viewer Log files (*.evtx) to a colleague whose primary work computer is a Mac OSX. Options So what to do, tried using the App Store. But, got no help. Next goggled for help. Found a gem in: Cross-platform Windows … Continue reading Mac OS/X – Reading Microsoft Windows Event Log file (*.evtx) files

UnixODBC on Mac OSX – Configuration Files – odbc.ini & odbcinst.ini

Configuration Files To find the configuration files (odbc*.ini), issued: sudo find / -name odbc*.ini 2>/dev/null Upon issuance, received the file listing pasted below: /Library/ODBC/odbc.ini /Library/ODBC/odbcinst.ini /usr/local/Cellar/unixodbc/2.3.1/etc/odbc.ini /usr/local/Cellar/unixodbc/2.3.1/etc/odbcinst.ini /usr/local/etc/odbc.ini /usr/local/etc/odbcinst.ini Did not have a clue which of these files is being used, so Googled for help: /Library/ODBC/ Apple Mac OS/X Link When you use the iODBC … Continue reading UnixODBC on Mac OSX – Configuration Files – odbc.ini & odbcinst.ini