Sync Dropbox folder with sites folder

October 2, 2012 at 9:23 am | blabbing.

A quick and easy way to sync a site you are working on between machines is to setup the site in the Dropbox folder on your machine. If you don’t have Dropbox, go and sign up because its a very handy piece of software for keeping files in sync as well as collaborating with others… Read more »

Apple Trackpad sticking

April 17, 2012 at 1:42 pm | blabbing.

I have been running into a problem more and more with my MacBook Pro. The trackpad is sticking and requiring a reboot to fix. There seems to be an issue with the external bluetooth mouse and the internal Trackpad. I have seen this all over the web and Apple has not fixed the issue. If… Read more »

How many frame of Flash will your audio take?

January 13, 2012 at 1:33 pm | blabbing, Flash, web.

Flash has a finite amount of frames in any given SWF that can be compiled. 16,000 in fact. So how do you know if your streaming audio will fit in a single SWF file? The easiest thing is to put them in different SWF files and call them in one at a time or nest… Read more »

Mac Lion Apps

January 5, 2012 at 3:43 pm | Apple, blabbing, Design, web.

I love the new Mac Lion operating system. The thing that I can’t figure out is why Apple decided to make Address Book and iCal have these old funky looking UIs to them. Apple Apps Page Take a look at the new Mac mail and it’s all nice, gray, minimalistic icons, clean. Same with Safari,… Read more »

Moving from paper planner to digital apps in 2012

January 3, 2012 at 9:38 am | blabbing, business.

I have been a user of paper planners for something like 15 years. Each year I would get a new set of pages and each year I would use them a little less. I had been using the franklin planner for the whole time so the $50 a year for the pages and refills was starting… Read more »

My love hate relationship with Mac products

August 29, 2011 at 8:49 pm | Apple, blabbing, web.

I love Mac stuff, don’t get me wrong. I wouldn’t go back to Microsoft PCs without a fight, but sometimes the Mac just drives me insane. My particular ire recently has been the Magic Mouse. When it works its awesome, the weight and the scrolling and all the little things are great. Forget having to… Read more »

List of youtube parameters to add to youtube embed code

May 27, 2011 at 11:58 am | blabbing, web.

If you are looking for some special control over a specific Youtube video that you want to link to, you can add these parameters to the end of the youtube URL string to enable or disable functionality. For instance. You can jump to a specific time in a video by adding the following to the… Read more »

Highlight admin and author comments in WordPress

May 23, 2011 at 1:18 pm | blabbing.

When you are following a list of comments in a blog post, it can be difficult to pick the comments and responses by the author or admin that can offer much needed fixes, solutions or updates. If you are looking to make you blog comments easier to scan for you readers, you can easily change… Read more »

4 weeks with the Apple Magic Mouse

January 7, 2011 at 4:22 pm | Apple, blabbing, web.

I have spent a decent amount of time with the newish Apple Magic Mouse, and since the new Mac OS Lion has lots of mouse gesture stuff built in I thought i would get a head start on getting used to it. Here is what i have noticed. One of the first things that I… Read more »