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Understanding Operating Systems - What is an operating system?

An operating system is the most important software that runs on a computer. It manages the computer’s memory, processes, and all of its software and hardware. 28 more words

API forensics for iOS system time: missing documentation

I started using the mach_absolute_time function on iOS to get proper event timing information. It works well, I think; the problem is that I actually don’t know what this function is supposed to do. 701 more words


Beware : "Damaged message was restored" phishing scam eMail


today I got an eMail from Google Administration, stating “Damaged message was restored and re-sent to you”,

on my Mac this was immediately recognizable as a Junk-message (or rather : a Phishing Scam-message), as you can see in the picture below. 15 more words

Tips & Tricks

Troubleshooting an Obscure DeployStudio Runtime Error

DeployStudio is an old hat classic ’round these parts, and many Mac admins are familiar with its foibles and idiosyncrasies. For those of you who haven’t moved on to… 926 more words


Mac OSX - How to switch between windows of same application

You can switch between applications by using the keyboard shortcut [ Apple + tab ]. Switching between Safari and XCode for example.

This is an invaluable time saving shortcut. 51 more words

Mac OS

App Review: Day One (Day One 2 Coming Soon)

Day One is easily the best app for keeping a journal or life log–if you’re going to do it in a 1s and 0s environment, rather than… 432 more words