Q & A: Sending large files

Cory Blog, Web

I have a file that I need to send to a friend but it appears my email won’t send it. If i can’t email it then how do i get it to my friend? Signed, Unsatisfied Sender Dear Sir, Your question is not an uncommon one, so rest assured that there are others wondering the same thing. There is an …

Snap windows with Cinch

Cory Blog, Mac, Software

Disclaimer: Although in my day job I work with PCs, I am Mac guy through and through (thanks to my wife). With the release of Windows 7, however, there are a few features which I wish OSX had. Shhhh. Don’t tell anyone. Built into Windows 7, you can quickly drag a window to the right edge of your screen and …

Macgyver your keyboard with Keytweak

Cory Blog, Software

I recently had a co-worker ask me if it were possible to change a key on her keyboard to be something else, something more convenient for her daily spreadsheet handling. I went straight to Google and found Keytweak (for Windows)- the macgyver of all keyboard remapping tools. Why? Because it’s simple- almost DIY. All you have to do, after installing …

Clone(zilla) your HDD for Quick Recovery

Cory Blog, Software

An oldy but a goody in the world of system backups. I’ve recently stumbled across Clonezilla as an effective way to not only backup the current state of your harddrive by way of imaging it, but, in my everyday use, an effective way to image and deploy other systems. I recently setup my Time Capsule on my home network and …

Remember Y2K with a Secure Backup

Cory Blog, Mac, Software

So yeah, happy new year! While I’m stuck at work for the rest of the night there’s no better time to talk about securing your Mac with a backup than now, whilst remembering the “dawn of Y2K” was just yester-year, when loosing everything was all the rage. I recently happened upon a great deal on a 1TB Apple Time Capsule …

Save Windows Icon Location

Cory Blog, Software, Windows

I’m all about sharing things I find useful,  so writing about this little post about this little app fits right in line. At work, I have all my desktop icons arranged exactly how I want them-“minimally” really, because I hate a cluttered desktop. But every now and then I am working away from my desk, thus need to remote into …

About: New Page and How I Did It

Cory Blog, Customizations, Web

UPDATE: Because of the new theme, I have removed the “About” page to which this post refers and am using the default About page, but have decided to keep this post as a tutorial on how it can be done. Click on “About” in the menu bar and you’ll be taken to the new static about me page. About Me …

Digital Coloring

Cory Blog, Software

Ok, I’m no proclaimed graphic artist, but with what I do create, I often need to use certain colors that are placed here or there on my screen and I’m not sure what the color is “called.” On my mac, the DigitalColor Meter is built in. It lets me navigate over any color on any window on my desktop. It …

See-Net; for Reviews and Purchasing Help

Cory Blog, Software, Web

Way back when, I fell upon a site with countless free downloads and reviews on software applications, a not so little site called download.com. At download.com I can search for any type of software I want either by category, popularity, or by guessing. Then I can sort those results by paid, trial, or free, again by popularity, by rating, and …

Free Space. Get it Now!

Cory Blog, Mac, Software

Mostly Mac: There are many ways to free up space on your hard drive, on mac, your “start up disk.” Let me point out a few: Download and Run Onyx (reviewed in Tricks of the Trade: Current Mac Apps and More Software Means Productivity) Uninstall Apps with AppCleaner (mentioned here More Software Means Productivity) Delete music in iTunes that you really don’t listen …