Fix sound volume issue on MacBook Pro running Windows XP SP3

Apple doesn’t seem to care too much about the “experience” we’re having running Windows XP on their EXPENSIVE laptops. With OSX 10.5 and 10.6 they ship a sound driver that is simply NOT WORKING PROPERLY, and again, they don’t seem to care too much. Well, if you, like me, are annoyed as hell about this, […]

San Francisco and new site design coming soon!

This is a quick update just to say that San Francisco didn’t swallow me (although it’s been a very intense week since I moved here) and that so far I’m happy about how many contacts I’m establishing in the area. The great news though is that the site redesign is almost complete, and soon all […]

Get the favicons back on Firefox 3.5 for OSX 10.6 Snow Leopard

I don’t know why the Mozilla team decided not to show favicons in the bookmark toolbar, but it’s a BAD idea: the toolbar becomes instantly hard to scan and a lot less useful. Luckily there’s an extension for Firefox called Stylish and a script to install once the extension is active that can take care […]

How to install Service Pack 3 for Windows XP on a MacBook Pro running Snow Leopard

This post is more of a “note to self” than anything else. I spent good part of today fighting against my MacBook Pro, trying to install Service Pack 3 for Windows XP (Bootcamp partition). After a few hours of frustration, I found this link buried in Apple’s support site that contains a workaround. The meat […]