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Eliminating Annoying Backup Drive Spin-Up

Do you suffer from spin-up wait times as OS X’s Finder attempts to access your idle external backup drive when you open up a file selection dialog box? Those seconds can add up – but wait no more, a solution is at hand!

Posted at 7pm on 19/05/10 | Comments Off | Filed Under: nerdery read on

Streaming CBC Radio Live in iTunes

Last week CBC radio’s streaming feed stopped working on my Mac, and it turns out they changed their streaming format and switched to the Abacast CDN. Their stream used to be in WMV format, but now they’re sending MP3. Unfortunately they haven’t updated their instructions for OS X on their stream page yet. Flip4Mac is no longer required, and iTunes can open the stream directly (yay!). Here’s how to set

Posted at 6pm on 25/05/09 | 23 comments | Filed Under: nerdery read on


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