Tagged: Mac OS X

Apple should make installer for OS X Mavericks available - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Jan 19, 2015

Apple – you’re leaving some of your users stranded. When Apple released the latest version of OS X—Yosemite—they removed the previous version of the operating system from App Store. Some suggest this might be because the hardware requirements for Mavericks and Yosemite are the same, and that users “should” favour the newer version. However … Read More

Apple drops another cat at your door - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Feb 17, 2012

It’s Mountain Lion. If you’re not an Apple computer user and are perplexed, Apple has announced an update to their operating system. Looking down through the highlighted features you’d be forgiven for a first thinking few of the additions would be considered operating system features but are instead a list of bundled … Read More

Free vector graphics for Mac (and Linux/Windows) - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Dec 08, 2011

If you are looking for a cost-free option to draw vector graphics on Mac OS X, consider Inkscape. While it will not be everyone’s preferred solution–no one application ever is–it is cost-free, very capable and, thus far, stable. Vector graphics featured early for Macintosh users. Those with longer memories will have experience with … Read More

Before installing Mac OS X Lion - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Jul 21, 2011

…make a copy of the installer first. Once you download Mac OS X Lion, if you press ‘Continue’ and charge on, the installation process will remove the installer once it’s done. (This may not happen until after restarting, but I haven’t details on this.) If you’re anything like me, you’ll want to make a … Read More

Mac OS X dreams - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Oct 21, 2010

First I must apologise to regular readers for the writing hiatus. I’m being buried in work. It’s late at night here and following the mood I am writing lazily off the top of my head. Today is one of ‘those’ Mac event days. I’ve read of so many over the years, I’m now fairly blasé about … Read More