AppleScript control of login items
Everyone loves automation. Automation is conservation of energy; its like the habits we people are into, the habits that seem to be there for all living entities. One great automation option we may enjoy in our everyday work is that provided by the operating systems on our computers to perform tasks for us. One such [...]
Mac Mail automation
Since the Yosemite update a few days back, I decided to give Mac Mail another chance. One really annoying thing that I had to face right from the beginning was the lack of a keyboard shortcut for a “must” option to “Erase Deleted Items” “In All Accounts…” (quoting the menu options). There is an incredibly [...]
Mass-delete photos on the iPhone (iOS...
The only way that I found to delete multiple photos from the iPhone (iOS 7) without having to select them one-by-one or, at best, ‘Moment’-wise, was to use Preview on my mac! Preview has a magical option in the ‘File’ menu which is called ‘Import from iPhone…‘. This option opens a window showing all photos [...]
Mac OS X Mavericks and Focus-Follows-...
I found a workaround to enable (a 50%) focus-follows-mouse functionality on MAC OS X Mavericks after reading pages and pages and testing various snippets and techniques that failed. The thing is I always use focus-follows-mouse on all platforms including Windows (recently found a way for Windows 8). The only thing that worked (50% what I [...]
EFI to NTFS disk conversion
Some years ago I got my macbook air and in a flash of genius I got a 200GB USB disk to use as a backup disk (time machine backup disk). This was great and there where a couple of times it prooved really useful. Recently I wanted to detach this USB disk from its primary [...]