How to: automatically restart Time Capsule (AppleScript/iCal)

It has been an obssession of mine to reboot routers on a routine basis. I’m not sure why I do it, but it makes me believe that the router is kept “fresh” and will continue to perform optimally. Maybe I am just used to running Windows (where you will need to reboot the machine every…

Using and managing the Terminal history in OS X

by Topher Kessler There are times when using the Terminal that you might enter a command or two and then want to either run it again or review a whole sequence of commands that have been entered. This can easily be done by pressing the up arrow, scrolling through the previous commands, and then pressing…

Access iCloud files using the Finder in OS X

Documents in Apple’s iCloud service are meant to be opened from within programs, but there are ways to access and manage them using the Finder.   by Topher Kessler August 20, 2012 1:42 PM PDT Apple’s iCloud is built to be application-centric, which means that unlike other cloud-based file management services for OS X that are…