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Mac Hacks

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Want to take real control of your Mac? The hacks in this book help you dig below the surface to tweak system preferences, mount drives and devices, and generally do things with your system that Apple doesn’t expect you to do. With a little effort, you can make your Mac and its applications perform exactly the way you want them to.

Table of Contents

  1. Special Upgrade Offer
  2. A Note Regarding Supplemental Files
  3. Preface
    1. How to Use This Book
    2. How This Book Is Organized
    3. Conventions Used in This Book
    4. Using Code Examples
      1. Guest Hackers
    5. Safari® Books Online
    6. How to Contact Us
    7. Acknowledgments
  4. 1. Before You Hack
    1. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 1</span>. Create a Great Backup. Create a Great Backup
      1. What Makes a Good Backup?
      2. Time Machine
      3. Backing Up with Disk Utility
    2. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 2</span>. Create a Bootable Flash Drive. Create a Bootable Flash Drive
    3. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 3</span>. Partition that Drive Nondestructively. Partition that Drive Nondestructively
      1. Beyond the Hack
    4. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 4</span>. Get to Know Your User Account. Get to Know Your User Account
      1. Turning Your Administrator Account into a Standard Account
      2. Enabling the Root User
    5. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 5</span>. Home Folder to Go. Home Folder to Go
      1. What Your Home Folder Means to You
      2. Setting Up Your Portable Drive
        1. Transferring your user account
        2. Two Home folders or a Home folder to go?
        3. Keeping everything synced
      3. Using Your Home Folder on the Go
    6. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 6</span>. Fun with PLIST. Fun with PLIST
      1. PLIST Files for Hackers
    7. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 7</span>. Troubleshooting Mac OS X. Troubleshooting Mac OS X
      1. Misbehaving Applications
        1. An application stops responding
        2. The Finder stops responding
        3. Force quitting greedy processes
      2. Startup Problems
        1. Your Mac beeps at you instead of starting
        2. Your hard drive is making noises
        3. Startup troubleshooting
        4. Reset your PRAM
  5. 2. Mountain Lion Hacks
    1. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 8</span>. Copy the Mountain Lion Installer to a Flash Drive. Copy the Mountain Lion Installer to a Flash Drive
    2. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 9</span>. Resurrect Web Sharing in Mountain Lion. Resurrect Web Sharing in Mountain Lion
      1. Automating Apache
    3. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 10</span>. Make Notification Center Less Annoying. Make Notification Center Less Annoying
      1. A Shortcut for Notification Center
      2. Make Notification Center Less Intrusive
      3. Truly Killing Notification Center
      4. Hacking the Hack
    4. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 11</span>. Quick Hacks for Mountain Lion. Quick Hacks for Mountain Lion
      1. Make Those Keys Repeat
      2. Turn Off Autocorrect
      3. Reveal Your Library Folder
      4. Get Save As Back the Way You Expect It
      5. Turn Off Resume
    5. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 12</span>. A Clean Install of Mountain Lion. A Clean Install of Mountain Lion
      1. Performing the Clean Install
        1. Clean Install with Two Macs
        2. Clean Install with One Mac
  6. 3. Customize Your OS X Experience
    1. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 13</span>. Tame Your Browsers. Tame Your Browsers
      1. The Road to Flash-less Happiness
        1. Disable Flash
        2. Uninstall Flash
        3. Trick sites into not needing Flash
      2. Open Safari Pages in Chrome
      3. All Your Bookmarks Everywhere
      4. Help Safari Get its RSS Groove Back
      5. Safari Reading List
    2. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 14</span>. Blog with Your Mac. Blog with Your Mac
      1. Step 1: Why Are You Here?
      2. Step 2: Get Set Up
      3. Step 3: Start Blogging
      4. Step 4: Make Blogging Easier
        1. Get a bookmarklet
        2. Get the full Mac blogging experience with MarsEdit
      5. Finder: The Mac Blogger’s Secret Weapon
    3. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 15</span>. Host a Web Page on Your Mac (and Get at Your Files Anytime). Host a Web Page on Your Mac (and Get at Your Files Anytime)
      1. Do You Have the Bandwidth?
      2. Make a Web Page
      3. Fake a Static IP
      4. Extending the Hack
    4. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 16</span>. Change the Startup Sound. Change the Startup Sound
      1. Using Terminal Commands: A Better Way?
    5. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 17</span>. Full Screen for (Almost) Any App. Full Screen for (Almost) Any App
    6. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 18</span>. Create Custom Icons. Create Custom Icons
      1. Changing Icons the Easy Way: Cut and Paste
        1. Undoing the Hack
      2. Designing Your Own Icons
        1. Generating the image
        2. Composing the icon
  7. 4. Hacks for a More Informative Mac
    1. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 19</span>. Quit the Finder. Quit the Finder
      1. Undoing the Hack
    2. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 20</span>. Move a Widget to the Desktop. Move a Widget to the Desktop
      1. Quit Dashboard for Real
        1. Unhacking the Hack
    3. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 21</span>. Turn Your Desktop into a Fount of Useful Info. Turn Your Desktop into a Fount of Useful Info
  8. 5. Make It Automatic
    1. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 22</span>. Getting Things Done with AppleScript. Getting Things Done with AppleScript
      1. Creating the Script
      2. Hacking the Hack
    2. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 23</span>. Create a Service with Automator. Create a Service with Automator
    3. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 24</span>. Customize the Services Menu. Customize the Services Menu
      1. Find the Service You Need
      2. Find and Uncompress the File
      3. Move the File
      4. Using the Service
      5. Adding a Keyboard Shortcut
    4. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 25</span>. Speed Things Up with Keybindings. Speed Things Up with Keybindings
    5. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 26</span>. Eject iTunes. Eject iTunes
      1. Step 1: Quit iTunes
      2. Step 2: Tell Automator to Wait
      3. Step 3: Eject Your Drive
      4. Step 4: Save Your Utility
      5. Step 5: Make Your Utility Useful
  9. 6. Fun with Unix
    1. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 27</span>. Harmless Unix Tricks. Harmless Unix Tricks
    2. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 28</span>. Install Homebrew. Install Homebrew
      1. Prepare for Homebrew
      2. Install Homebrew
    3. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 29</span>. Get Things Done Safely with the Command Line. Get Things Done Safely with the Command Line
      1. Navigating Around Your Mac
      2. Creating Directories and Working with Files
      3. Fancy Command-Line Moves
    4. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 30</span>. Manipulate Images with ImageMagick. Manipulate Images with ImageMagick
    5. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 31</span>. Customize the Dock with Terminal. Customize the Dock with Terminal
      1. Highlight that Item
      2. Get Rid of the Glass
      3. Add a Recent Applications Stack
      4. Organize Your Dock with Spaces
      5. Have the Dock Display Only Running Apps
  10. 7. Lock Down that Mac
    1. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 32</span>. Achieve Network Anonymity. Achieve Network Anonymity
      1. Control Those Cookies
    2. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 33</span>. Monitor Your Network Traffic. Monitor Your Network Traffic
      1. Using Mac OS X’s Firewall
      2. More Information with Private Eye
    3. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 34</span>. Protect Sensitive Files. Protect Sensitive Files
      1. The Quick and Easy Way: Bury It in Your Library
      2. Make It Disappear
      3. Hiding Files in a Disk Image
      4. It’s Better to Be Better
    4. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 35</span>. Encrypt a USB Drive. Encrypt a USB Drive
      1. Using Your New Drive
      2. Beyond the Hack
    5. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 36</span>. Add Physical Security Measures to Your Mac. Add Physical Security Measures to Your Mac
      1. Security Cables
      2. Screensaver/Sleep Password
      3. Login Password
      4. Firmware Password
  11. 8. Other OSes
    1. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 37</span>. Run a Minecraft Server on Your Mac. Run a Minecraft Server on Your Mac
      1. Configuring Minecraft
      2. Going Further
    2. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 38</span>. Play Wii Games on Your Mac. Play Wii Games on Your Mac
    3. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 39</span>. Manage Your Devices with Profile Manager. Manage Your Devices with Profile Manager
      1. Preparing for Profile Manager
      2. Setting Up Profile Manager
      3. Enrolling into Profile Manager
      4. Automating Enrollment and Random Management Tips
      5. Device Management
      6. Conclusion
  12. 9. Networking Hacks
    1. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 40</span>. Optimize Your WiFi. Optimize Your WiFi
      1. Make Wi-Fi Diagnostics Easily Available
    2. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 41</span>. Secure Your Wireless Network. Secure Your Wireless Network
      1. Basic Steps
      2. Disable SSID Broadcast
      3. Restrict MAC Addresses
      4. Add WPA2
      5. Unhacking the Hack
    3. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 42</span>. Use Your Mac as an Access Point. Use Your Mac as an Access Point
      1. Pulling Off the Hack
  13. 10. Multimedia Hacks
    1. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 43</span>. Turn Your Mac into a DVR. Turn Your Mac into a DVR
      1. Get the Apps
        1. Install TVShows 2
    2. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 44</span>. Master Torrents. Master Torrents
      1. Share Torrents
    3. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 45</span>. Move Your iTunes Library. Move Your iTunes Library
    4. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 46</span>. Get Free and Better-Sounding Music for iTunes. Get Free and Better-Sounding Music for iTunes
      1. Make Music Sound Better with iTunes’ Equalizer
  14. 11. Hack Some Hardware
    1. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 47</span>. Have Your Mac Automagically . Have Your Mac Automagically <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">Recognize You</span>
      1. The Hardware You Need
      2. The Software You Need
      3. Mac, Meet Phone
      4. Preparing Bluetooth Proximity Tasker
      5. Putting It in Action
    2. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 48</span>. Squeeze Some Speed out of an Aging MacBook Pro. Squeeze Some Speed out of an Aging MacBook Pro
      1. Preparing for the Hack
    3. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 49</span>. Give Your Polycarbonate Mac a Dye Job. Give Your Polycarbonate Mac a Dye Job
      1. Caveats
      2. Warnings
      3. Disclaimer
      4. Supplies
      5. Process
      6. Finished Project
    4. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 50</span>. Get that iMac out of the Way. Get that iMac out of the Way
      1. Removing the iMac’s Stand
      2. Installing the Adapter
      3. Installing the Articulated VESA Mount
    5. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 51</span>. Use a Wiimote with Your Mac. Use a Wiimote with Your Mac
    6. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:pls="http://www.w3.org/2005/01/pronunciation-lexicon" xmlns:ssml="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="hack-label">Hack 52</span>. Turn Your MacBook into a Tablet. Turn Your MacBook into a Tablet
      1. Absolution of the Author
      2. Supplies
      3. Caveats
      4. Procedure
      5. The MessagePad in Use
  15. Index
  16. About the Author
  17. Colophon
  18. Special Upgrade Offer
  19. Copyright