Evernote

Evernote search in Spotlight fixed!

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2014-04-30 I have used Evernote for several years and I recently purchased a new MacBook with OS X Mavericks.  I set all my software as normal and found Evernote in the App Store.  I downloaded and installed, and my notes populated as normal.  A few days go by and I notice I can’t see any […]

OS X

How to Create a Time Machine Backup to a Network Drive

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Let’s say you have a home NAS (Network Area Storage), a router with a hard drive, or even an old Windows machine with a lot of disk space lying around. You want to make use of this disk space to store your Time Machine backups. You open Time Machine Preferences and the only way you […]

OS X

Download files from the web via the OS X command line

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I am frequently developing web pages and often times I find it frustrating when I can not restart my browser because I’m in the middle of a download. So when I need to download a large file and I don’t want to have to worry about whether or not Safari or Firefox continues to run […]

OS X

Install wget in Mac OS X Without Homebrew or MacPorts

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The command line tool wget lets you retrieve a group of files from FTP and HTTP protocols, it’s a very useful utility for web developers and powerusers to have around because it lets you do things like perform quick and dirty site backups and even mirror websites locally. This approach is going to build and install wget in […]

Migration

Move data from an old Mac to a new Mac

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How to use Migration Assistant with a new installation When you first fire up your new Mac, you’ll be compelled to walk through the setup process. Early in that process you’ll be offered the opportunity to transfer data from your old Mac to the new one via a wired Ethernet connection. This is your first […]