Tag: Mac OS X

iTunes gadgets

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OK, if you want your iTunes to work like your iPhone or iPod touch then there is this application called Cover Art which does it. Does quite work right in that the lyrics don’t scroll but are incredibly tiny, but the cover does shimmer which is cool! “Simplehelp”:http://www.simplehelp.net/2007/05/22/top-10-itunes-addons-and-plugins/ has a cool list like: iTunesMyWalkman which…

MacBook Air reinstallation and hopefully Time Capsule transfer

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OK, so I’ve completely wiped my MacBook Air, time to rebuild it. Here is a list of things that have to happen. Sure sounds Windows like doesn’t it 🙂 # Remote install Mac OS X. Sigh. This is going to take 4 hours over the air apparently # Try the “Time Capsule recovery”:http://www.askdavetaylor.com/how_to_restore_imac_macbook_from_time_capsule_machine_backup.html which comes…

Mac Routine Maintenance (Not!) don’t do this

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With Windows, I have this whole ritual for keeping things clean that include these free utilities * Spybot. Keep immunizations up for adware, spyware and use its Tools to fix the registry of bad entries, cleanup startup groups of shovelware * Antivir. Freeware antivirus package. Just need to keep it scanning and take the regular…

Canon Pro9000 printing on an Time Capsule

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Just a reminder on how to print to a Canon Pro9000 via an Airport Extreme or a Time Capsule. This is actually tricky. You have to download the generic Canon IJ Printer (http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&fcategoryid=182&modelid=12892#DownloadDetailAct) This has pretty tight requirements: * Mac OS X v10.5.3* Latest version of Airport firmware* Pro9000osxcp10120ej7.dmg which is the 10.1.2.0 version driver.