Allisons Presentations

Whenever I present at Macworld, Podcast Expo, MacMania, etc. I upload my presentations to Slideshare.net. If you’re looking for one of my presentations, follow this link: http://www.slideshare.net/nosillacast/presentations

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How to Disable Auto-Play Videos in Facebook

Recently Facebook decided that we wanted our feeds littered with auto-playing videos.  The only saving grace is that the audio doesn’t also play but it’s still distracting and annoying to many of us. Luckily, there’s a switch to turn it off from the web-version of Facebook, and in a completely different place to turn it […]

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Doodle Simplifies Scheduling

Doodle is a freemium service that makes scheduling a group of people easy instead of dreadful.  Doodle is available at http://doodle.com Here’s a quick tutorial on how to use Doodle to schedule an event.

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Activity Monitor for iOS Using Instruments in Xcode

Activity Monitor is a great utility on the Mac to monitor what applications and services are chewing up CPU cycles, energy hogs, and other things that might slow your Mac down. in this tutorial, I’ll show you how to engage a version of Activity Monitor to track your iOS device. My particular interest in using […]

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How to Stop Safari Offering Push Notifications

Many websites recently have started causing Safari to pop up a window offering to send you push notifications from that site.  This is a new feature in Safari that allows websites to do this, and it’s turned on by default. If you like it, great! If you find it annoying and intrusive, then follow these […]

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How to Update OpenVPN for Heartbleed OpenSSL Vulnerability

After the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability was exposed, Donald Burr of otakunopodcast wrote up instructions on how to verify the version of OpenSSL we’re running, and how to update it. Here are his instructions: If you run the command: port deps openvpn it will show you what other MacPorts ports that openvpn depends on. If openssl […]

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