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Mac OS X Lion: How to enable Filevault 2 on boot drive without Recovery HD or on external drive

June 12, 2012
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In Mac OS X Lion, Apple completely re-designed how Filevault 2 works. Not it encrypts your entire drive, and not just the home folder. Supposedly, Filevault 2 is also a lot more stable. I never bothered trying the last version of Filevault because of all the horror stories, but everybody seems to have good things […]

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Direct linking to messages in Apple Mail on Mac

April 11, 2012
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In an effort to optimize my to-do lists, by moving away from to-do lists and into a more GTD (Getting Things Done)-based system, I decided to give NirvanaHQ a try, their web based GTD app seems pretty nice and so far I’m happy with it. There’s just one thing though, I still very often find […]

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(Fixed) Mac OS X Lion: /etc/hosts stopped working in 10.7.2, being ignored

October 25, 2011
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Besides running this blog, I’m also a freelance web-developer, so I sometimes have a need to modify my local “hosts” file on my Mac, in order to get development/local domains to point to my local web server and also to apply DNS changes before they have propagated through the entire Internet. Usually, you’d do something […]

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How to: LaCie Safe Manager on 64bit Mac Lion (with LaCie Rugged Safe drive)

September 6, 2011
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I’m totally in love with my new LaCie Rugged Safe 1TB drive. It’s a rugged external drive, Firewire 800 / USB 2, which is encrypted using your fingerprint. Sounds fancy, right? It kinda is – and it works wonders. The AES 128-bit encryption is plenty for me. I’m not storing secrets on it, but I’m […]

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Apple to unveil iOS 5, Mac OS X Lion and iCloud at WWDC

June 1, 2011
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Apple just announced in a press release that it will be unveiling iOS 5, Mac OS X Lion and iCloud at the next WWDC to begin on Monday June 6th. Steve Jobs himself will, as usual, take the stage at the opening keynote address to make the announcements. Usually Apple doesn’t release such information before […]

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Wrapup: Apple’s “Back to the Mac”-event. OS X 10.7 Lion, iLife ’11, FaceTime, Mac App Store, MacBook Air.

October 20, 2010
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Apple and Steve Jobs just wrapped up their October 20th “Back to the Mac” Apple event in San Francisco with a bunch of new stuff. Here are the highlights: Mac OS X 10.7 “Lion” & Mac App Store The next big cat in the OS X line will be the “Lion” for OS X 10.7. […]

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Apple to hold “Back to the Mac” event October 20th – new Mac’s? OS X 10.7 ‘Lion’?

October 14, 2010
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Apple will hold a special media event on Wednesday (the 20th) called “Back to the Mac”. The media seems to believe the event will mainly focus on MacBook Air, iLife and iWork and Mac OS X 10.7. MacBook Air According to the rumors, a new MacBook Air will feature a 11.6″ display and being more […]

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