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Adobe Flash Player prior to blocked by OS X

With immediate effect, OS X now blocks all versions of Adobe Flash Player prior to the current release,, or for those still using that older series. 18 more words


Gestix on Mac OS X Yosemite - download this kickstarter to facilitate launching MySQL and Apache when needed

This tiny application has been created with Automator and can be inspected to see the applescript program inside it:

on run
    do shell script "/usr/local/mysql/bin/mysqld_safe > /dev/null 2>&1 &" with administrator privileges
    do shell script "apachectl restart > /dev/null 2>&1" with administrator privileges
end run… 99 more words
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Computerworld reviews Apple's new 12-inch MacBook: Perfect for working on the go

”There are a lot of innovations crammed into Apple’s latest MacBook, including a 12-in. Retina display, a new Force Touch trackpad, a full-size keyboard that’s been redesigned to compensate for the device’s size, the introduction of USB-C (a new USB standard featuring a reversible connection) and cleverly stacked batteries for maximum space efficiency,” Michael deAgonia writes for Computerworld. 209 more words


Writing Video with OpenCV, Python and OS X

A lot of sources on the internet will suggest that to write a video file to disk using OpenCV, you’ll create a VideoWriter object like this: 149 more words


After many of complaints about Wi-Fi issues, Apple dumps discoveryd in latest OS X beta

”After many complaints from the developer community about poor networking performance on Yosemite, the latest beta of OS X 10.10.4 has dropped discoveryd in favor of the old process used by previous versions of the Mac operating system,” Benjamin Mayo reports for 9to5Mac. 134 more words


Gaming Insights: Cities: Skylines

Cities: Skylines is a city building game (with many comparisons to Sim City) where players build, manage and even modify their ever expanding cities. Players start off with a plot of land and can establish their metropolis by enhancing their environment like building bus routes to help your citizens get to work, or by creating dams to generate electricity. 2,822 more words


Day 26.5: So how am I doing with this MacBook?

My first blog on this blog was a rant on how much I hate my Chromebook (and, implicitly, how much I hate Chrome) and how I rage-sold it for a MacBook Air. 63 more words