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‘The Switcher Chronicles’ - Screen Shots

Confession, I FORCED my wife to be a “switcher”. Yes, I forced her to start using OS X, because Christmas 2012 I purchased a new laptop for her at her request (she didn’t specify a brand… and um… yeah… I’m not buying a PC). This may come to a shock for some people as: [ Read More... ]

Migrate OSX 10.6 Wiki to 10.8 with lost Directory
Migrate OSX 10.6 Wiki to 10.8 with lost Directory

This title is very specific and may not be everyone’s exact scenario, however, there was plenty of beneficial items in my latest exercise with Wiki data on OS X; specifically taking old 10.6 Wiki data and putting it on a new server in which the Directory information was lost. [ Read More... ]

Octotransfigurator-inator: Migrating from Wordpress
Octotransfigurator-inator: Migrating from Wordpress

Let’s face it, this site has become stale over the winter months… but largely due to dedicating time to researching, writing, practicing for my two MacIT presentations that happened from Jan 30 - Feb 2nd. Now that I’m finished with MacIT, I need to post PDF links and Vimeo video links that I promised during my session. But as I look at my site I’ve realized that it needs something new. I’m tired of looking at the little squares that were on the top right hand corner. I’m tired of the default blue. I’m tired of Wordpress… but there are two issues: [ Read More... ]

Flying TSA Pre Check
Flying TSA Pre Check

The TSA Pre Check program is the background security checks performed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for their Trusted Traveler program. This “Trusted Traveler” is the key because the only people who reference TSA Pre Check is the TSA (more to follow on this). With the TSA Pre Check completed, you are allowed to use the expedited screening process that is found at select Airports. Also, your airline must participate with the program (again, more to follow on this). [ Read More... ]