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Mar
28
reviewed Reviewed TODO manager with hierarchical TODOs?
Mar
28
comment How do I remove Twitter and Facebook from Mountain Lion?
It's hard to see this getting another good answer so unless you are planning to write up the steps you performed, you might want to edit this to explain why simply not signing in to the services is an option. As commented, deleting system frameworks can yield a compromised system, a more crash-prone system and must be inspected / repeated each time a software update is released by Apple.
Mar
28
revised What apps are people using to record voice meetings on the iPad?
edited tags
Mar
28
comment What apps are people using to record voice meetings on the iPad?
Despite initially wanting a voice memo, I find that field recording on an iPad is much better when it integrates with note taking. Evernote is my choice if I need OCR and for shorter sessions. Notability is the strong winner for capturing long or in-depth sessions where I will want to review what was said and when.
Mar
28
accepted What apps are people using to record voice meetings on the iPad?
Mar
28
revised What apps are people using to record voice meetings on the iPad?
added evernote and explained why Notability is my choice for this solution.
Mar
28
comment GateKeeper allows me to install anything, no checks are done
However, according to Gordon's answer this also depends on the quarantine bit being set, so just because GateKeeper doesn't have a white list entry (or it gets removed), the quarantine bit needs to be reset or the app deleted to renew the "gatekeeper" dialog box and open protections.
Mar
28
comment GateKeeper allows me to install anything, no checks are done
Each user has different rules that get stored in /var/db/SystemPolicy - so you would be a bit heavy handed to wipe that and start over, but you can remove specific rules with spctl so spctl --assess -v /Applications/Whatever.app would show you if it's allowed or rejected and spctl --remove /Applications/Whatever.app would reset the "dialog" and status for a specific application. I use a tool to collect all the apps on systems so that I can audit usage and correct things when needed with a short script.
Mar
28
comment How can I create plaintext files with Markdown syntax and convert them to PDF format?
Yes. Markdown doesn't differentiate between normal links and citations, but multimarkdown style syntax works out of the box. I've slapped that on the end of answer.txt above. The author of Marked is prolifically active, blogging, improving, adding features and squashing bugs as well. You can compare how cloudily renders markdown with this link of the same source above - cl.ly/Nuq1
Mar
28
revised How can I create plaintext files with Markdown syntax and convert them to PDF format?
My answer was too confusing - simplified the answer part and move the flexibility part to the bottomw
Mar
28
comment How can I create plaintext files with Markdown syntax and convert them to PDF format?
Marked does one stop save. foo.txt -> foo.pdf with PDF being a beautifully rendered. Here is an example using a revision of my answer above. answer.txt is UTF-8 text file and answer.pdf is what Marked saved as PDF.
Mar
28
revised How can I create plaintext files with Markdown syntax and convert them to PDF format?
added 6 characters in body
Mar
28
answered iPad mini model 1454 not supported LTE
Mar
28
comment What applications do i need to make a Newsstand app?
This is a fine question for here, but do read the faq. We consider topics that are covered by an NDA or are beta software or are code level developer questions to be off-topic. This broad question is fine since even Apple lists many resources publicly for people to download the tools and learn about Newsstand, but at some point, you will have to take your technical questions to either stackoverflow.com or developer.apple.com/devforums
Mar
28
answered What applications do i need to make a Newsstand app?
Mar
28
reviewed Leave Open SSH request timeout every time
Mar
28
revised iPad mini model 1454 not supported LTE
edited tags
Mar
28
comment iPad mini model 1454 not supported LTE
Have you purchased an iPad already and are learning the limitations of the model you were sold or are you hoping to get pointed to this article where you can see which model you wish to buy? apple.com/ipad/LTE
Mar
28
answered How can I create plaintext files with Markdown syntax and convert them to PDF format?
Mar
28
reviewed Looks OK What utilities should I put on an emergency recovery drive or SD card?