Quickly toggle between standard and special F keys on OS X

By default OS X assigns special actions to F keys like F1, F2: Brightness F3, F4: Dock, Expose And so on… These are great when you’re browsing and consuming media but when you start working in IDEs and other applications with complex keyboard shortcuts I want the F keys to behave like standard F keys. […]

When Chrome’s search predictions stop working…

I had been experiencing this problem recently where I would no longer get search suggestions in Chrome’s omnibar.  The type of completion that was not working was the one where you might type ‘great’ and be offered ‘great wall of China’, and not a suggestion from your bookmarks or history.  Note that this solution is […]

PS3 Media Server Disappeared!

I hadn’t used PS3 Media Server on my headless box[1] for a long time, but when I tried it this evening I noticed that it was no longer showing up in any of my UPnP clients. The log files looked perfectly normal and after triple-checking the configuration I noticed that the problem seemed to be […]