Archive for the 'Mac' Category

10 surprising facts from Steve Jobs’ biography

Sunday, November 27th, 2011

While reading the amazing biography of Steve Jobs these things struck me particulary: 1) How much of a hippie Steve Jobs was in his young years 2) How many (partly quite ugly) fights were fought behind the scenes at Apple and Pixar (internally and with partners) 3) How often Steve Jobs apparently broke into tears [...] shows top-rakend iPhone apps over time

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

During my work at kooaba I deal alot with tracking the statistics of iPhone apps. I was also curios how other apps develop in their rankings. I could not find any web-site which consistently tracks the top ranked iPhone apps. So I decided to create my own. is the outcome of this endeavor. It [...]

Must have software for the Mac

Sunday, December 6th, 2009

One of the best things about the Mac are the little utility Software’s that solve some niche problem very well. Many of them are very well designed, both in terms of UI and usability. Yes, most of them cost money, but unlike their PC equivalents they usually don’t suck and a few bucks are well [...]

Expandrive rocks!

Saturday, May 24th, 2008

You are working on a mac? You need access to data on other, remote linuxish machines? Buy Expandrive. It’s awesome. Really. (It’s cheap, too). Hat tip: Jo.

Project Inbox Zero

Monday, March 24th, 2008

Managing your email can be a pain. Recently I stumbled over Remo’s remark mentioning that he got his mails done in 2007. This reminded me of the GTD book that I had read a few years ago, but never implemented, since changing a system needs time. Managing at least e-mail after the GT principle seems [...]

Leopard as buggy as vista?

Monday, December 24th, 2007

Upgraded my macbook to leopard a few weeks ago – and I am not happy – it’s alot slower booting up, spotlight is also slow – Cisco VPN doesn’t work anymore, even after reinstalling. Good bye free wifi through Switch – Word and Power Point PDF export suddenly produce several hundred MB large PDFs (for [...]