Scott Hanselman’s Complete List of Productivity Tips. Lots of good points. I especially like the CONSERVE YOUR KEYSTROKES point.
Back when I worked exclusively on a Windows machine, I loved using Screenpresso for the ease with which it allowed me to do screenshots and screencasts (if you’re still stuck on Windows, go buy it, it’s worth it).
But now that I’m on a Mac, what to do?
So to start with just press SHIFT–CMD–4 and you can take a screen shot. It’s a native Mac thing.
If you have Dropbox installed go to Preferences | Import and tick the Share screenshots using Dropbox option.
If you want to do screencasts, then fire up QuickTime Player (CMD–SPACE | Quicktime ↩) then press CTRL–CMD–N to start video recording.
That’s how easy it is on a Mac.
Angel Magaña explains why, and how to fix SugarCRM screen formatting issue. Summary: it’s the cache folder permissions.
I use Google Chrome as my primary browser on the MacBook.
Although I only restart the machine every few weeks I like it to re-open the same tabs that were open last.
To do this, in Google Chrome type chrome://settings/ into the address bar and press enter.
This loads the Settings page. Then check the Continue where I left off setting. Close the tab. You’re done. :)
I’m using VMware Fusion on my MacBook. At times I have either files on the local host (the MacBook) that I want to edit or installers that I want to run on the guest (the virtual machine).
With your virtual machine running, click on the Settings icon, select Sharing | Shared Folders ON | tick Downloads.
Your local “Downloads” folder will now be available to your virtual machine.
To close an app on iOS, simply switching to another app does not close it. It is still running and consuming RAM.
This Apple KB explains how to close it properly on iOS7.
On iOS6, use this method.
In Australia we dial 000 for emergency services.
This smartphone app (iOS and Android) shares your location with emergency services as well.
Get it here: Emergency +.
Good insight. Full stack startups.
MkDocs is a fast, simple and downright gorgeous static site generator that’s geared towards building project documentation. Documentation source files are written in Markdown, and configured with a single YAML configuration file.
Most pizza is pretty good. Pretty good is a choice.