Tag: efficiency

Bash script to add TV episode names

Earlier I wrote an Applescript that goes online to TV.com and finds the episode titles for TV show video files. While that seemed to work properly, TV.com changed their format and my Applescript went kaput. Since I really wanted to

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How to: Restore Address Book, Keychain, and iCal data

Maybe you’ve bought a new computer and can’t use Migration Assistant, or maybe you need to restore your data after it has been corrupted. Whatever the reason, you’ll be happy to know that replacing the data in Address Book, iCal

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Max: convert audio with maximum power

It’s funny how solutions to problems come out of the blue. I was in the process of converting a number of .aif audio files to .MP3 with ffmpegX when I happened to pick up the April 2006 edition of Macworld

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Automatic or Manual (Syncing)?

When you get an iPod, you’re faced with many decisions: should I put mostly movies on it? Which songs should I use? Should I manually manage the music, or can I leave it as automatic syncing? While I can’t help

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Applescript to unmount stubborn volumes

I’ve been frustrated recently because external hard drives connected to my MacBook have refused to unmount. After resorting to restarting before trying again, I posted my problem to a number of online forums. Knowledgeable member of the Macworld forums oddlot

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