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About Richard

Richard is a professional web developer and business consultant. He opened his first web hosting company at the age of 13 out of his bedroom on an ISDN connection and hasn't looked back since. Richard currently resides in sunny Florida.

Starbucks Customers: Addicts or Assholes?

April 27th, 2009


When it comes to coffee, I love it. Not just for the caffeine but for the taste. I love coffee so much I drink a ton of it whenever I can — I even enjoy coffee-flavored items such as ice cream, candy, and alcoholic beverages. Needless to say I’m also a big fan of the […]

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Dim Display like Real Mac when Idle… Kinda

April 10th, 2009


Have your Hack display dim during periods of inactivity, just like the ‘Automatically reduce the display brightness before display sleep’ feature that doesn’t work on all of our Hackbooks.

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Where’s that printer driver?!

April 7th, 2009


Gutenprint – High quality printer drivers for Mac OS X. In many cases, these drivers rival or exceed the OEM drivers in quality and functionality. Gutenprint also allows for installation of network-based printers where the device won’t be auto-detected and have the proper driver install.

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Making your PC keyboard more Mac-Like

March 31st, 2009


When your PC keyboard doesn’t want to behave in OS X

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“Green” MacBook Pro Wallpaper

March 18th, 2009

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I’m sure you’ve seen the new “green” MacBook Pro commercials on TV. Well now you can get a little closer to it by using the official, gigantic, high-res wallpaper that was used in the advertising. Weighing in at a whopping 2560×1600 pixels, it’s definitely sexy stuff and it just might grow on me. Grab a […]

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