Reading HFS+ formatted disks on Windows 7

Introduction Ran into a challenge the other day in retrieving data off a crashed Macbook Pro system which is formatted in HFS+. Currently I have a very old iBook that I have used in the past, but it has lived it’s very useful life. So I had to find another way to access the data off the drive. I knew there was a way to accomplish this in Windows so I started searching around for a Windows solution,... read more

Installing Bluefish 2.2.3 on Mac OSX Lion 10.7

Now that I have started using OSX as another OS I started looking for a good free HTML editor. Of course being a Linux user I always look at OpenSource alternatives.Well, Bluefish is one that popped up. Bluefish is a powerful editor targeted towards programmers and webdevelopers, with many options to write websites, scripts and programming code. Bluefish supports many programming and markup languages... read more

Converting Adobe Type 1 Fonts AFM for use on Windows 7

Recently ran into an interesting issue where a client had a purchased Adobe Type 1 font the had been using on their Mac OSX systems and need to use the font on their newer Windows systems. Being that the fonts were Adobe Type 1 fonts and only had the .AFM files this was an issue with using the font on a Windows system, so it had to be converted. This was achieved by using Fondu and AfmToPfm. Fondu was run... read more

Booting OS X Snow Leopard in 32 bit mode

Recently ran into an issue on a MacBook Pro and programming a Logitech Harmony 900 remote with communication when uploading the new configuration. The Program would just prompt to plugin the remote to the USB and would never recognize it was plugged in. After doing a bit of digging in the forums found the issue was with the Mac OS X drivers from Logitech for Harmony Remote 7.7.0 were 32 bit only.... read more