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Syntax Highlighting with MarsEdit on WordPress

Writing articles containing code snippets often becomes a pain in the rear when you try to format those code snippets. Moreover if you would like them to be displayed with syntax highlighting like how code normally being displayed in modern editors, it presents a real challenge. Here is a solution to display syntax highlighted code […]

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Fixing Mountain Lion’s Deep Sleep Issues

If your SSD-based Mac portable won’t wake up after sleeping for a long time, reinstalling the system may be a solution. The key is to leave out system configration files when you migrate your data back.

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Mountain Lion can’t Wake Up from Slumber

You’re pondering to upgrade to Mountain Lion? If you’re using a laptop, you might want to hold off for a while. Here’s why.

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Never use iTunes Wi-Fi sync again

Wi-Fi sync is great – you don’t need to plug in your iPad or iPhone to sync with your computer. This is wonderful when you subscribe to podcasts using iTunes and need to freshen up your iOS devices every day with new podcasts. That is if it always works reliably. However in my experience of […]

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Do Not Use Wi-Fi for Tethering your iPhone

Personal Hotspot is best to use with Bluetooth instead of Wi-Fi, which seems odd since often you expect Hotspot = WiFi. At least on iPhone you can choose between Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, or USB to use it as an Internet modem for your other computers. Why Bluetooth? Read on.

Time Machine Disk Image Settings

How to Create a Time Machine Backup to a Network Drive in Lion

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 […]

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Podcasting your RSS feed?

With a world streaming with information, gushing from all over the place, you would ask, who needs another one? But the internet is not created equally in all parts of the world, especially in third world countries. While I was visiting my family in Indonesia. I realized how awful the internet connection there, except when […]

Breaking free from the filter bubble

Breaking free from the filter bubble

By now you probably have heard of the online filter bubble. You probably feel unease by the sheer number of people being encased in a filter bubble and concerned that you yourself might be trapped in one and would like to get out from your filter bubble. Let me tell you that the filter bubble […]

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How time tracking can make you more productive

If you feel that time tracking is only for corporate drones that does it for their manager’s sake, be prepared for a shock. Even if you’re a solo freelancer that doesn’t need to answer your time to anybody else, you can benefit by tracking your own time and see how you’ve been spending it. Why […]

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How to create a news show from a Twitter stream.

You can add a Twitter stream or any search result as a feed source for News Anchor channels. This is done by exporting a Twitter search result as an RSS feed.