Here is a little tip for customizing apache on OSX. The first thing you have to do is turn on Web Sharing in your System Preferences. This will start the local Apache server and you can access it by going to http://localhost. From here, you can start modifying it to your will. Apache customization is a big topic and you can find all you need…
The Apple Watch went on sale starting 3AM EST this morning, and its shipping date has already slipped to June, but was it a success? This is exactly what many are trying to determine since Apple got super smart about how it handled the launch. While you can go to an Apple Store to get a feel for the new gadget, you cannot buy one…
One of my recent adventures into NodeJS has led me down the path of MEAN and reading various articles on that, I came across various Terminal alternatives and enhancements. I know, I know, I am late to the party, but when I saw FishShell, I was sold. Then I saw Powerline and liked that too, so here is how to set these up. First thing…
Installing MongoDB on OS X is an easy task. However, if you want the service to start each time your computer is restarted, some additional effort is required. The easiest way to get MongoDB installers is to use Homebrew. [korey@localhost ~]$ brew install mongodb[korey@localhost ~]$ brew install mongodb At this point MongoDB is installed. To start it manually, first create the location where the DB…
Creating service users on OS X is not as straight forward as doing so on Linux system. For starters, the useradd command is not available. So in order to perform the same action on OS X, open a terminal window and run the following commands. For this example, I will create a group and user in order to run MongoDB. [korey@localhost ~]$ sudo dscl ….
Yesterday, at the Apple press event on March 9th, Apple announced various new hardware and software updates. Amongst them was HBO Now, which is a stand alone service provided exclusively through Apple TV when it starts . However, much like most of the other cord-cutting ways of watching legal TV episodes and Movies (Hulu, TV Network Websites), the service will not be available in Canada….
This is really a story of how Air Canada continually disappoints its customers, so it makes me wonder what these criteria is for best airline! I recently filed a claim with Air Canada to get points for one leg of a 3 legged return flight that I was on and had booked through their own site I believe. Point being that I should have never…
Due to recent updates to the Videotron website, you may have noticed that PVR Panel is unable to sync your recordings at the moment. Well, we have just submitted an update to the App Store that should fix this issue. On a side note, as you may know, we originally created PVR Panel since there were no alternatives to managing your PVR remotely from your…
PVR Panel 2.1.0 has been approved and is available now. Unfortunately, We had to drop support for Android due to low adoption. Android has many other challenges due to the variety of screen sizes and phone vendors which makes it not worthwhile at this moment. App Store
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