Category Archives: Tech Trinkets

Add PATH Environment Variable to launchd Scripts

Recently I was having an issue with Node.js not being detected in my PATH with a Python script executed by launchd. This was bizarre to me for a couple of reasons. First, I’ve been using launchd for awhile now, and … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Get Lyrical

I have a fairly huge iTunes music library and would consider myself a bit of a music buff, having music from almost every genre. I’m also particular about making sure my music is properly tagged with every field possible. One … Continue reading

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