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iPhone 3.0 finally adds iCalendar subscriptions

As announced last month at the preview event, Apple has finally added support for subscribing to iCal (.ics) calendars to the iPhone OS. This is a feature I’ve been missing from the first day I started using the iPhone: up until now the only way to synchronize a calendar was using a desktop app and […]

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Creating compressed .dmg files

Here’s a quick howto for people that need to distribute files to Mac users. I used to create .tgz files when I needed to transfer a large amount of data to another mac, but I recently found an easier way. With a little bit of scripting (or a lot of mouseclicks in Disk Utility) you […]

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Command line tools for Ahsay Online Backup Manager

I received some questions today about the ability to use a commandline interface with Ahsay’s OBM (Online Backup Manager). For those that don’t know Ahsay: they are one of the larger suppliers of custom-brandable online backup software. Almost every company that offers an online backup service and doesn’t write their own software uses Ahsay.  One […]

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