January 25, 2010 /
VMWare Fusion “Failed to Lock the File”
I had a VMWare Fusion crash today with a Windows virtual machine running. When I tried to bring it back up though I got a “Failed to Lock the File” error. Restarting...
January 18, 2010 /
Switching Video Cards on Your Macbook Pro
If you have a unibody Macbook Pro in the 15″ or 17″ models, then you probably have two video cards. In the case of my Macbook Pro, I have an nVidia 9400m and an nVidia...
January 12, 2010 /
Activity Monitor System Memory Meanings
Ever wondered what all the different memory types are that are shown in the pie chart at the bottom of the system memory tab in your Mac OS X Activity Monitor? If you’re...
January 9, 2010 /
Get More Out of Your Apple Magic Mouse
Something else I got this Christmas is an Apple Magic Mouse. This is the latest generation of mouse from Apple, and it is an absolutely fantastic device! Just turn on Bluetooth...
December 3, 2009 /
Is Mac Really Better than Windows?
I was just reading a post over at the Global Thoughtz Technology blog about Brian Croll, Apple’s OS X Marketing Vice President, commenting that Windows 7 uses antiquated...
January 9, 2009 /
Accessing & Converting Blindwrite Disk Images
VSO Software’s Blindread and Blindwrite are an excellent set of tools for creating backups of copy protected disks on the Windows operating system, especially when using...
January 6, 2009 /
Shrink A Virtual Disk Size With VMWare Fusion
I came up against a problem today whilst working on fixing a design to work correctly in both IE6 and IE7. That problem was, I am running IE6 in a Windows XP virtual machine...
October 14, 2008 /
Where Have I Been?
It’s been a while, and how I’ve missed you my poor, neglected blog and readers, it’s been so empty without you. So what have I actually been doing for the past...
September 6, 2008 /
Using Time Machine On my Macbook Pro
I recently set up an external hard drive to use with Time Machine on my Macbook Pro. As nice as the wireless backups of an Apple Time Capsule would be, I don’t need...
June 25, 2008 /
Snow Leopard Thus Far
I have noticed news and rumours popping up, as well as some releases on Apple’s website about the next version of OS X, due out next year, Snow Leopard. Just going off the information...
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