OS X: How to change an alias icon?

alias-iconI recently did some backup/restores and I noticed that the restored aliases, although fully functional, did not preserve the original icons.

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OS X: How to change the main screen?

DisplayIn multi-screen setups, for example a laptop with an external monitor, OS X prefers the laptop screen, which makes things a bit weird when using mainly the big screen, especially when having to confirm message boxes in the other screen.

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SourceTree – graphical git manager

sourcetree-64Git is currently the prominent version control system used for software development. However using the command line git command is tedious, and SourceTree from Atlassian is probably the best graphical git manager available.

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feedly – reading news utility

feedly-icon-100Reading news is generally a time consuming task, and any help, including syndicating feeds, is welcomed.

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TG Pro – temperature monitoring utility

tg-pro-100After the video chip in my laptop died and the entire PCB had to be replaced, I became more sensitive to heating issues.

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Timelime – a nice time tracking utility

timelimeTimelime (with second m, not n), is the easiest and most beautiful way to track and visualise your working hours.

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OS X: Time Machine backup after hardware repairs

TimeMachineCourtesy of Apple, my laptop suffered a brain surgery, and the main board was replaced. Now it is almost as good as new, but since it still has a history, I would like to preserve it.

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