Mac OS

Unsupported Resolutions - Mac OS

Searching Google for setting unsupported resolution on mac returned an application called SwitchResX, which is the kind of solution I have been looking for a while. I use 2 2560x1440 monitors at work but the problem arises when I'm working from home - Macbook Air supports the resolution of 1440x900. Therefore I connect it to an HD screen - the TV - and work with a wireless keyboard & mouse. When doing so, the screen is mirrored on laptop and TV - where I've noticed that Mac also sets the…

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Mac OS Lion Issue: Spotlight Cannot Find Some Applications

I frequently use Spotlight to search or start apps on my Mac instead of a third party tool such as Alfred. Since for a couple of weeks Spotlight cannot even find any of the built-in apps including TextEdit or even Safari! I am not sure but I think that might be related to the external drivers I use. Anyway, the issue can be simply resolved by adding and then removing your hard-drive from Spotlight Privacy settings. This will initiate a re-indexing of your whole system.…

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