Posts tagged “tips”

iPhone Email Hack

iPhone Email Hack

Enter your email address with two taps.

#FridayFive: Useful Sites

#FridayFive: Useful Sites

Great websites that help get things done

Mac Pro-tip: Pressing and + will make the font larger in just about every program you use. (And and will decrease the font size.)

It’s a silly little tip that almost everyone knows. But if you don’t know it, it’s a godsend. (It’s a little depressing to admit that your eyes are getting older, but …)

MacBook Air Wake-Up Fix

MacBook Air Wake-Up Fix

In which I get my MacBook Air to rise again

Have you noticed your MacBook Air fan has suddenly started running continuously, and loudly? You may need an SMC reset.

See also: Intel-based Macs: Resetting the System Management Controller (SMC)

Opening New Firefox Tabs

If you’ve upgraded your copy of Firefox recently you might have noticed that suddenly new tabs open right next to the page you’re viewing. In previous versions of Firefox new tabs opened at the end of the list. My good buddy Damien found a way to make Firefox behave the way it did before the

How to Magnify PDFs in Mac OS X

One of the cool features in Mac OS X is the ability to “quick view” a file without actually opening it. If you have an item selected (highlighted) in a Finder window or on your desktop — or even a file embedded in an email message — just hit the spacebar and you’ll get a

WordPress Wednesday: How to Display the Age of Your Site

If you scroll to the bottom of this page, you’ll see that in my footer I display how long I’ve been publishing this site. It’s pretty simple to do this; all you really need is the DateDiff plugin and PHP’s default date() function.

What Is This?

davidgagne.net is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

bartender.live

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.

Hemingway

You can read dozens of essays and articles and find hundreds of links to other sites with stories and information about Ernest Hemingway in The Hemingway Collection.