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How make Safari download PDF files instead of opening them in-page

When I find a link for a PDF file I don’t want Safari to open it in-page. Why not? What if I just want to download it to read it later? What if I have a list of PDF files … Continue reading

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How to Disable the Character Accent Menu in OSX

I came into this last year (I think) and I found the solution somewhere and I added it to my personal notes. After a Mavericks reinstall I got the same problem. Starting with Mountain Lion (not sure) when I hold … Continue reading

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How “official iphone unlock” ignored me (officialiphoneunlock.co.uk)

[UPDATE 2014/08/26] I was contacted by dalpay.com which seems to be the company used by officialiphoneunlock.co.uk to manage the payments. They reviewed my case and decided to refund the payment. Now I’m in peace with officialiphoneunlock but I would like … Continue reading

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The expert

This is a very well made video that shows a common situation faced, not only by engineers but, by almost everybody that has a logical and analytical mind when confronted by people that think they know your job better than … Continue reading

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What is hidden in positive statements

I just finished reading The Emotion Machine: Commonsense Thinking, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future of the Human Mind by Marvin Minsky It was a really interesting book which I really recommend. I would like to highlight this part from the … Continue reading

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First impressions about Mavericks

I installed Mavericks over Mountain Lion on a MacBook Air early 2011. Let’s first start with the good stuff I found so far: More disk space. Before the installation I had 22GB free and now I have 34GB free. I … Continue reading

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The challenge of user interfaces simplification

iOS 7 is here. I’ve been using it since the first beta. As far as user interfaces are effective, I don’t care too much about aesthetic, also because it’s totally subjective. What is ugly for you is beautiful for someone … Continue reading

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