This week’s techmail is How to set up an OpenVPN server which is a quick-n-dirty primer on how to get OpenVPN setup. Insider’s tip: it’s part 1 of a 3 part series about fairly basic OpenVPN configuration and usage (OpenVPN has got a lot of neatness and frustration under the hood!). If you want to(…)
This week’s mac techmail is Get an easy VPN on-the-cheap with ShareTool for Mac which looks at ShareTool, a program that allows you to remotely control your computer when away from home, or work, whatever the case may be. I like that ShareTool uses OpenSSH for a transport mechanism, and I like that you can(…)
Last week’s mac techmail was Working with Safari Extensions: A few to try which is a bit of a primer on how to work with Safari’s Extensions, and also gives some of my favourites to try. There aren’t a lot of Extensions as of yet, but there are a few goodies to be had already.
The mac techmail two weeks ago was Synchronize OmniFocus tasks via Spootnik on the Web which looks at the Spootnik web service. You can do more than just sync OmniFocus using Spootnik (i.e. use it as a remote WebDAV service to sync OmniFocus on two macs); if you use Basecamp than you can munge and(…)
Last week’s mac techmail was Turn your Mac into a security surveillance centre which discusses the SecuritySpy software and using it to watch the feeds of remote video cameras. Very cool stuff, and shockingly inexpensive (the cameras I got now monitor the exterior of the house, and they were about $100/ea). Nothing super fancy (pan/tilt/zoom(…)
As with the Linux tips, I’ve been so busy that I’ve neglected the mac tips, so here they are: Power up your Apple Mail with MailTags and Mail Act-On discusses two very useful plugins for Apple Mail. With these plugins you can put Mail on steroids with some great filtering additions, tags, outbound filters, smart(…)