Installing Hadoop on Windows/Linux/macOS in 5 Minutes

Need to install Hadoop for a class or a project? It can take some time. Learn how you can easily do it with 1 command in this post.

February 16, 2019 · 3 min

Quick macOS Trick: Get Safari To Open Links In The Window You Want

Tired of Safari opening links in random windows? It’s not actually random. Learn how to open the links in the window you want, easily!

February 2, 2017 · 2 min

Ensure correct names for OS X apps before installing to avoid issues

If you have encountered strange issues when trying to install an OS X app from internet (especially a prefpane), then the name of app may be a culprit. Recently, I had weird issues when trying to install the excellent Choosy app. I had tried to install the app some time back, it had some issues with El Capitan. I checked last month and there was a new version available. So I downloaded it and installed according to instructions....

February 24, 2016 · 2 min

Missing Mailbox? Try These Mail Clients

Now that Mailbox is dead, take a look at the apps I am using instead of Mailbox for iOS and OS X.

February 19, 2016 · 2 min

What makes a Mac different?

Everyone says that Mac is different and better than Windows. What makes it better?

October 18, 2015 · 2 min

5 Useful Apps for New OS X Users

Recently got a Mac? Or looking for nice apps to save time and increase productivity? Look no further, here are 5 useful apps that you must try out!

June 7, 2015 · 3 min

Offline Blog Editor: Microsoft Word

Yes, you read it right. It is Microsoft Word, that document editor from Microsoft. Seems like Microsoft is going in right direction in at least one department. I guess now I know why Microsoft is not updating Windows Live Writer, because they have a better (though paid) alternative that is much better. I have used Word a lot like any student and grammar checking is unmatched. Apart from that, it offers many good features....

April 17, 2013 · 1 min

Why You Should Have The Best Tools

Working on run of mill editor/compiler? Stop and go for the best tools right now. See how best tools are good for you.

June 5, 2012 · 1 min