Disabling the Caps Lock Key on a Mac

I hate the caps lock key. Hate. I'm always, always pressing it by accident. I don't do it that often on my iMac, but boy howdy, I click it all the time on my MacBook Pro. At my old gig, when I did the nine to five thing in a…

com.akamai.client.plist errors

So you use a Mac and you notice that you see lots of errors like this in the Console.app application: 10-12-20 2:43:38 PM com.apple.launchd.peruser.501[242] (com.akamai.client.plist[8486]) posix_spawn("/Applications/Akamai/loader.pl", ...): No such file…

Using Spotlight as a calculator in OS X Leopard

Here’s a little handy tip I discovered today thanks to the Apple Quick Tip of the Week podcast: You can use Spotlight as a basic calculator. Now the the thing is, the Dashboard widget is fine and all, but this is so much simpler and faster for doing quick…