How to Format your external to backup your mac

Disk Utility

Learn How easy it is to Format (set-up) your external harddrive to start backuping your mac: Open Disk Utility.( Inside Applictaions folder- is Utilitis folder- open to find Disk Utility) The disk utility window looks like this: Select your backup drive from the list on left( mine is the orange one)and click the “Partition” tab.

i’m Breaking up with lifehacker

lifehckDealBrkr2

to this here website,(taintme)-The lifehacker.com site been the absolute fav/bestEver/ go-to site -barnone. A source of much  inspiration , frequent reblogging and general nerd/hack awesomeness …I’ve found projects that spoke to the hybrid nerd in me ..projects i would actually carry out- start to finish…The site filled a gap that is/was extremely specific to my…
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Adobe is creeping me out a little.

adobe

Apple AND Adobe: both companies are creeping me out alittle. alot Adobe posted this open Letter to Apple : We publish the specifications for Flash — meaning anyone can make their own Flash player. Yet, Adobe Flash technology remains the market leader because of the constant creativity and technical innovation of our employees. We believe…
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mac essentials

a visual reference to apple keyboard shortcuts

when apple refers to keyboard shortcuts and shows you them using symbols like this:   or    do you feel lost? not anymore:       unlock the kingdom of Key Strokes …see the handy little chart below – a “key” to modifier key symbols you can see in Mac OS X menus:  

Free Long Distance?

Apparently here its free to call long distance ..with no catch.If you use this or have any further insight lemme now: i got relatives in HongKong And Canada, that can talk and talk and talk…..

.mac mail is lame

macliars

I am , once agin, soo disillusioned by mac and their piece-of-crap-take-a-back-seat-to-ipods mail app. i havent received mail in thel ast few hours.. so i went to the web login .. onlky to find this and the best part.. is this: is this: *note that they say ‘all systems operational’…so freakin microsuc of you mac…
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Narcissisim

yesterday, unbeknownst to me..was aholiday?so due to that fact…and cause i was getting over being sick-i kinda had a free day. it felt like a professional day from school…All kickass open obligation free-timmmmeee..yes. I decided id try out some stuff i had left sitting in wait for a long while…so being the new year and…
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pretty much my favorite OS

ligerOS

It’s pretty much my favorite OS Deb: What are you drawing? Napoleon Dynamite: A liger. Deb: What’s a liger? Napoleon Dynamite: It’s pretty much my favorite animal. It’s like a lion and a tiger mixed… bred for its skills in magic.

reset the pram

my G5 wont start. i may kill . i ran software update slast night . restarted…grey screen… apple logo……spinning …then the fan starts wheezing…revving higher and higher…( ive NEVER HAD A PROBLENM W/ THE FAN SOUND ETC) so i did all fixes i could think of: reset the pram .. started up from startupdisk w/c…
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