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I'm Alex.


May
19
comment Prevent facetime from asking for password in Mavericks
Please accept this answer
May
19
comment What are the softwares for translation on Mac?
Have you tried translate.google.com ?
May
19
comment Can't restore mavericks backups in time machine
If you browse the time machine drive manually, do you see backups that should contain mavericks?
May
18
comment Is there a way to blacklist USB devices without unplugging?
What's the problem you're trying to solve? Perhaps there's another approach
May
15
comment Open a favorite web page quickly using the keyboard?
You can assign priority of spotlight file types in the spotlight preferences
May
15
comment Open a favorite web page quickly using the keyboard?
Safari maps Command + the number keys to the first 10 bookmark bar items
May
15
comment Install Windows on MacBook Pro, without OS X
I've been using mavericks on a 2006 white plastic macbook since a few weeks after release, and it's outstandingly responsive. The mavericks RAM compression feature is completely indispensable and breathes new life into old hardware.
May
15
comment Install Windows on MacBook Pro, without OS X
Ooops, didn't catch that. It's a bit less conventional, but it's possible to install mavericks on his MacBook: forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1593194
May
15
reviewed Reject suggested edit on How to solve stuttering after upgrade to Mountain Lion?
May
15
comment Install Windows on MacBook Pro, without OS X
Is there any particular reason you need Windows?
May
15
comment Install Windows on MacBook Pro, without OS X
Pirating 10.8 to be able to install Mavericks via the app store is the way to go IMO.
May
14
comment Hide Adium (or any other app's) icon in the dock
I see you're going for the minimalist dock approach, you know you can disable mirror reflection of the dock with defaults write com.apple.dock hide-mirror -bool true;killall Dock
May
13
revised Apple USB Keyboard not working on 27" iMac (Intel Core i7)
intel macs have NVRAM, not PRAM
May
9
comment Is MacOS 1.0 Free?
Oh the wonders of Google search...
May
8
comment Adding text around a circle with pages
Pages isn't really meant for this sort of work. To make logos for any real use, InkScape, Illustrator or Sketch are a minimum.
May
8
revised How can I encrypt a folder in OS X Mavericks
encrypt ≠ lock (locking a file is a separate feature)
May
6
revised Add commandline app shortcut
added 6 characters in body
May
6
answered Add commandline app shortcut
May
5
comment What is the best way to connect a MacBook Pro to a Samsung TV set?
HDMI might be ABLE to transmit audio, but the Mini-Display port doesn't, so unless you have a native HDMI port, audio will not work.
May
5
comment What is the best way to connect a MacBook Pro to a Samsung TV set?
He mentioned that his mac has mini dvi, which isnt present on any models with thunderbolt (afaik). Thunderbolt is a combination of PCIe and minidisplay port. The regular adapters to HDMI use the mini-display port portion of the protocol, which does not carry audio