I switched from a MacBook Pro to a Surface Pro 3 – One Month In

One month ago, my wife’s laptop died overnight with no sign of life. Both my wife and I have been using MacBook Air or Pro for the last 5 years. She usually gets a hand-me-down when I upgrade every 2 years. The most recent set up prior the incident was my wife using a 2013 MacBookContinue reading “I switched from a MacBook Pro to a Surface Pro 3 – One Month In”

Bulk Resize of Images using Terminal in Mac

I recently tried to bulk resize several hundred large photos in OS X Preview. This repeatedly failed (spinning wheel of death). In search of a method to resize these images, I found an easy way using Terminal. Open up your Terminal app (can open Spotlight and search terminal). cd into the desired image directory (e.g. ifContinue reading “Bulk Resize of Images using Terminal in Mac”

Used & Refurbished Mobile Phone Market Size in the USA

I recently needed a quick indication of the used and refurbished mobile phone (cell phone) market size in the United States. To get a quick indication, the easy answer is to check the number and value of transactions on eBay for used and refurbished phones. This would give a very quick estimate of what is actuallyContinue reading “Used & Refurbished Mobile Phone Market Size in the USA”

Gmail Icons in Multiple Colours Ideal for use with Fluid App

Gmail icons in multiple colours are useful for multiple reasons, but if you use Fluid App to to create multiple independent Gmail “apps” for all your accounts, it is great to have different colours for each email by using Gmail icons. Finding high quality app icons in multiple colours took some time, but here isContinue reading “Gmail Icons in Multiple Colours Ideal for use with Fluid App”