Category: Apple

Finally the  Apple Special Event (September 12, 2018) begins

  It’s 0100HRS in Singapore, where the Apple special event begins streaming on online. :)

 Apple AirPods Retro from ColorWare

This is new ColorWare products from  Apple AirPods. The Rainbow colored button and faux vents will have you reminiscing back to the 80s. Grab it while stock last at this steep price of USD399. 😲  

Setup USB TTL console cable from mac OS

Step1:  List all USB connected device system_profiler SPUSBDataType   it will lists all the available USB devices, and also the adapter is listed such as below: Since it it from Prolific Techonology, you can get the driver here. for those user using SiLabs CP210X, you can get the driver here too. NOTE: Mac OS High Sierra …

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Finally migrated my Hackintosh from macOS Sierra to High Sierra

After weeks of planning and backup of my existing hackintosh, Finally, I gave a try on new macOS High Sierra from the existing Sierra.

Mac OSX terminal command line for wifi

Show and List all your network adaptor networksetup -listallhardwareports   Turn off wifi on your macbook networksetup -setairportpower en1 off   Turn off wifi on your macbook networksetup -setairportpower en1 on   Scan and list the available wifi network /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/Apple80211.framework/Versions/A/Resources/airport scan

Apple removed Mac login using iCloud password since OS X 10.11.4.

Recently, trying to troubleshoot a bug on my MBP, I’ve signed out from iCloud and realise iCloud login option no longer available. After some research Apple actually removed Mac login using iCloud password since the release of OS X 10.11.4, it doesn’t forcibly remove it from existing accounts, but if you turn it off, you …

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Apple adds TRIM support for aftermarket SSD in OS X 10.10.4

When you are in OS X 10.10.4, you can enable TRIM for aftermarket  SSD. Enabling TRIM for non-OEM drives requires the trimforce command be entered into Terminal, specifically, sudo trimforce enable.

How to hide macintosh update ?

If  you are facing update that keeps repeating, try execute the below command to ignore the update that not required.   > softwareupdate -l Software Update Tool Copyright 2002-2012 Apple Inc. Finding available software Software Update found the following new or updated software: * ThunderboltFirmwareUpdate1.2-1.2 Thunderbolt Firmware Update (1.2), 134K [recommended] [restart]   > sudo …

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OSX 10.9.x- How to check system profiler on WiFi connected

OSX 10.9.x- How to check system profiler on WiFi connected Open your OS X terminal using the below command to display your wifi interface profile and connected SSID details too. system_profiler SPAirPortDataType

Mac to a USB serial device

Mac to a USB serial device The below is a simple guide to get your mac connect to a USB serial device, maybe a USB-RS232 or USB-TTL. 1) Open your terminal window 2) using the below command to list all tty devices that is recognised by your mac  ls /dev/tty.*   Shiki-mbp-:~ shiki$ ls /dev/tty.* …

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