Category: "Mac stuff"

How to control fan speed & noise on the mac pro

How to control fan speed & noise on the mac pro
Did you know there were actually 5 different fans inside a Mac Pro (early 2009 version)? They are named Intake, Exhaust, BoostA, PCI and Power Supply! By default, all of them turn pretty slowly; in the 600 to 850 rpm range! Which makes the whole thing pr… more »

How do I sync my macs?

If you have multiple macs (and an iPhone), mobile.me is a must have, of course, but it only syncs so much... basically: Address book Calendar Mail (but I'm using IMAP anyways) Safari bookmarks System preferences mobile.me does not auto-sync:… more »

Rented movies on iTunes come with 5.1 surrond sound

Tonight, for the first time, I rented a movie on iTunes...And I gotta say I was pleasantly surprised by the fact the movie came with 2 soundtracks: Stereo & "Surrond".Well, "surround" turns out to be AC3 Dobly Digital and it does work on the Mac… more »

How to open a Mac OS X sparsebundle when it shows up as a regular folder

What do you do if you have, say, an encrypted sparsebundle and some day you try to open it and you discover it shows up as a plain folder in the Finder instead as a bundle icon? Double clicking will just open the folder and show you the bands that mak… more »

Just ordered my Mac Pro 2009

Just ordered my Mac Pro 2009
I finally ordered the Mac Pro that will kick the last "standing" PC out of this place :D I feel lighter already :))This is going to be my main/development machine. The PC I had for this since 2006 is actually still good from a hardware standpoint... th… more »