Author Archives: Steve Major

Gatekeeper & App Translocation on macOS

This is a quick trinket to fix an issue with App Translocation and Gatekeeper. Starting with 10.12 an App from outside the App Store when run from a disk image or the downloads folder, path translocation kicks in to protect … Continue reading

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YouTube – AvE

This guy is so much fun to listen to. While often speaking in the common man’s tongue with a Canadian flair, you quickly realize that he’s extremely smart and has a lot of real world experience. From machining, to electronics, … Continue reading

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Synctunes – iTunes to Android Music Sync

Synctunes is an app for Android with a desktop counterpart (macOS or Windows) that will let you sync your iTunes library, or selected playlists from an iTunes library to your Android device. I looked at quite a few of these … Continue reading

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Washing Machine Filter Upgrade

Something that always bugged me are the inset washing machine filters. You know, unhook the hoses in the back and you have archaeological dig in the machine with needle-nose pliers to unscrew them all the while contorting into various positions … Continue reading

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Goodbye macOS Server, Hello Synology!

Warning, this will be more of a rant rather than a helpful trinket; perhaps a cautionary tale. I’ve written several times over the years about how Apple was slowly ruining what was once one of the best server suites available. … Continue reading

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Automatic Call Recorder

One of the neat and useful apps I found for my Android phone is one called Automatic Call Recorder. It does just what you would expect, any call made or received to your cell phone is automatically recorded and saved. … Continue reading

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