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Mac Uptime…

Mac Uptime…

I think I nearly forgot what “restarting” a PC means…My Mac switches on “instantly”, (faster than a TV perhaps?) which M$ promised with Vista which is a different story altogether. So, I wanted to download a tool that could let me know the uptime of my mac. Searching for that, I found that there was a built in command line program that does it. So I typed “uptime” on the terminal and this is what I...

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How much space do you need on your Time Machine Drive…?

On of the most facinating, useful and equally powerful feature of Leopard, is Time Machine. I’ve been using Mac for over 3 months now and Time Machine for about 2 months. With this background, let me explain my usage rates. I had a lot of data in my PC. Close to 200 GB of data, which I migrated to my mac when I bought it. Took me about 2 days (or more?), and after a month or so, I purchased a new 1TB Western Digital hard drive for 179...

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Usability and Visual Studio 2005

Usability and Visual Studio 2005

People always hate when things don’t work as they expect. This doesn’t have to apply for software products. You bang your TV, when it suddenly turns black and white. You shake your remote when it doesn’t work even though you know that the battery is dead. Usability is a great area. As a Usability expert, myself,, I always poke into applications and check whether it’s “easy to use”. One such example was my...

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TIP: Quick Page Up on the iPhone [iPhone Tip]

This one might be a cheapo… But its’ really a time saver for any iphone user… You can jump quickly to the top of *any* list in *any* iphone application.Follow this…Touch the status bar of the iPhone to jump to the beginning of the list. It’s equivalent to pressing ctrl+home in windows. This works on contacts app, third party app and virtually every list you find on the iPhone. —MugunthPlease retweet,...

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Facebook Privacy…

Facebook Privacy…

Recently, when I was playing a “genius test” (I flunked that’s a different story altogether)… I was stuck my this advertisement… Mugunth, you have two challenges…It looked very similar to FB update… but was not from FaceBook… clicking on the link takes you to this stupid link… http://www.funbox.com/sg/alerts/dumbtest/?p_id=109&new1=XXXXX There is also a disclaimer on that...

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