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Custom overlays coming to SeaMap

News flash: you can now add geo-referenced images to SeaMap, just send in your maps as mercator images and they will be added to the next release. Advertisements

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Three simple tips to improve MacBook battery life

Here are three simple tips to improve battery life on your MacBook or MacBook Air. Let’s assume you are on a plane watching some movie. You probably already have a smug face since you can watch a movie for a

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Which process is using my port ? (OS X)

Oh on linux you just run netstat -p but that won’t work on OS X. There is another path to take: lsof -i | grep LISTEN  

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Enable native NTFS read/write support in Snow Leopard

Snow Leopard has the ability to mount NTFS volumes as read/write, but it’s not enabled by default. Here’s how to get full read/write support for NTFS drives in Snow Leopard : In Terminal, type diskutil info /Volumes/volume_name, where volume_name is the name

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iPad not firing orientation changes when primary views hidden

Okay, this one was driving me crazy. I have an app that has a UISplitView, and in the left view there is an navigation hierarchy, so at some point controllers will pushed up the view stack. Well, at that point

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Taking a screenshot from the iPad simulator

I just found out about a convenient way of taking screenshots from the iPhone Simulator (which, incidentally, is also an iPad Simulator). Just run your application and when you get to the screen you need to save, press Control +

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Product Management and iPhone

What lessons can you learn from the iPhone, look past the hype and see it for what it is — a number of great case studies wrapped up in a well-designed and potentially revolutionary product. Even if the iPhone launch

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