Get Started with Subversion using SvnX

by File in: General Software, Tutorials

A very important part of a development environment is source code control. Subversion is the server-side software that I use for this. There are a number of SVN clients for the Mac. Let’s take a closer look at setting up my favorite SVN client for the Mac – SvnX. SvnX is a free and open […]

How to Convert an MP3 or M4A File to an iPhone Ringtone

by File in: iPhone, Tutorials

So what is an iPhone ringtone anyway? Well in facts it’s simply just a regular iTunes “AAC” audio file with a slightly different extension name. In this example the iTunes audio file or song would have the “m4a” extension at the end (example: song.m4a). If you want to turn it into a ringtone all you […]

Keep your Mac Running Smoothly with OnyX

by File in: OS X, Tutorials

This tutorial will guide you through using OnyX, an excellent system maintenance tool for OS X. Start out by downloading OnyX. Make sure to pick the correct version for your OS – as there are different versions for Jaguar, Panther, Tiger and Leopard. The installation is very straight forward – open the .dmg file and […]

How to Resolve the Leopard Blue Screen of Death

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This came as a shocker to me, mainly because I have done uncounted OS X upgrades in the past with only very minor issues, but tonight while upgrading my friends 24 inch iMac 1st generation we had a biggie of a problem: the blue screen of death that did not go away no matter how […]