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Forget Top 10 Must Have App Lists

Posted 10 November 2009 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

That’s so 2008, instead use a service like or to discover what others are using, and what are popular in each category. This can save you a lot of time scanning through silly blogs like this one with top lists just seeking out traffic. Wakoopa itself will install an app, which I’m not […]

Major VMWare Fusion Version 3 Improvements

Posted 28 October 2009 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

VMWare released the final version of VMWare Fusion 3 for Snow Leopard. VMWare Fusion has a long list of improvements, most notably including: Improvements for Snow Leopard Support for both 32-bit and 64-bit Snow Leopard kernels New 64-bit native core engine leverages power of 64-bit Snow Leopard Leverage K64 kernel performance improvements for reduced overhead […]

How to Fix And Always Trust Specific Certificates in OS X Snow Leopard

Posted 03 October 2009 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Security is never fun, sometimes Snow Leopard may repeatedly ask you for to accept a certificate for an application you trust. This may be either a webpage, secure IM client, wireless, etc. The way to fix this is to navigate to Finder -> Applications -> Keychain Access Find the certificate in question, highlight, click get […]

VMWare Fusion Version 3 RC Released

Posted 20 September 2009 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 1 Comment

VMWare Fusion Release Candidate Feature Highlights: VMware Fusion Technology Preview Release Candidate includes over 250 bug fixes and enhancements. Highlights include: Full support for Mac OS X 10.6 “Snow Leopard” including K64 64-bit native engine for Mac OS X Leopard and Snow Leopard for better performance Full support for Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit virtual […]

Fixing VMWare Fusion “Virtual Machine Appears To Be In Use Errors”

Posted 10 September 2009 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 7 Comments

If VMWare Fusion crashes for some reason and will no longer let you access your virtual machines, rather displays that they are in use, you may try the following steps to resolve the issue. 1.  Quit VMWare Fusion. Before you start, make sure that you have totally quit VMWare Fusion, and it is not running […]

VMWare Fusion 3 Supports Aero Glass in Windows 7

Posted 09 September 2009 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

VMWare Fusion now supports Aero “Glass” theme on Windows 7. It is sure far prettier than the basic theme, but you’ll need the latest VMWare Fusion beta (

Optimizing VMWare Fusion Performance (EXP) on Snow Leopard (10.6)

Posted 09 September 2009 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Tweaking VMware Fusion for the Best Experience Have a MacBook Air or other Mac with 2GB or less of RAM? VMWare Fusion by default is set to optimize performance for virtual machines disk access by caching IO in memory. The consequence of this is of course less RAM is available to the host or OS […]

Snow Leopard 10.6.1 Update

Posted 09 September 2009 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Currently in testing and due out the end of the week, is Apple’s first update for Snow Leopard which should notably the following changes. Network Diagnostics now offers to remove manually-entered DNS values for DHCP configurations Software Update for printer drivers of Bonjour/USB printers HICocoaView double-redraw during live resize Bluetooth connection to nearby printers on […]

Forcing Snow Leopard OS X to Boot 64 Bit Kernel

Posted 04 September 2009 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Apple touts Snow Leopard as 64-bit, however, it only actually runs a 64-bit kernel currently if you configure it to boot into 64-bit mode. 64-bit kernel or not you have been able to run 64-bit apps in 10.5 and still now in 10.6 even though you are not booting a full 64-bit kernel. Apple did […]

Change Windows 7 Ultimate to Windows 7 Enterprise

Posted 29 August 2009 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 6 Comments

It is actually not that difficult to flip from Windows 7 Ultimate Machine or VM to Windows 7 Enterprise (you just need to modify the registry keys to reflect it), and then use the Windows 7 Enterprise DVD to run an upgrade. First you should of course backup your data. Here is a quick hack […]