Wednesday, November 26, 2008

MacPorts LaTeX and the marvosym package

After installing the MacPorts version of LaTeX, I have a problem with it: the marvosym LaTeX package does not work as expected.

Today, that I have a little free time, I will search the problem a little bit more in order to find a solution.

Do you have a solution?

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Safari 3.2.1 released

Hopefully, it won't crash as often as its previous version!
It is available in both Tiger and Leopard editions.

Monday, November 17, 2008

Michael Jordan video!

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Mac OS X 10.5.6 Update is on its way!

According to those two posts (link and link), Mac OS X 10.5.6 is on its way.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Format a U3 USB stick

A couple of months ago, I wanted to buy a USB stick. I would like to have a Sandisk one but I did not like the U3 functionality they offered.
Back then, I did not know that I could remove it so I bought a USB stick from a different brand. Nevertheless, I found that you can remove the U3 functionality from a U3 USB stick using the following instructions:

Friday, November 7, 2008

Software that I want to learn

There are some software packages that I always wanted to learn. My list includes the following:

  • Adobe Flash CS4 Professional: I always liked Flash and admired its capabilities. Someday I want to become a master of Adobe Flash.
  • The R statistics package: I really like the R statistics package. I know some basic things about it but I would really like to become an advanced R user!
What software packages do you want to learn?

Monday, November 3, 2008

My article for the Dec.2008 issue of Mactech

Subtitle: How to drag-and-drop files and directories between Dashboard Widgets and/or Finder

Did you find the above information helpful? You will find a lot more information in my eBook "Programming Dashboard Widgets". You can learn many things from the eBook. You can buy it here.

Saturday, November 1, 2008

6GB of RAM on a MacBook Pro!

According to this article from TibBITS, recent Macbook and MacBook Pro models (including my MacBook Pro!) can support up to 6Gb of RAM!

Please note that this is an unsupported configuration!