Hacking - this is how you make your world easier ...

By hacking I mean improving and simplifying things. This can be the handling of programs or the improvement of hardware by making changes to it that the manufacturer has not actually intended.

For me, hacking has nothing to do with malicious attempts to break into any computer, it is just a word for cleverly altering existing things.

If you also have some good hacks in store, feel free to send them to me.


25. March 2013
AVCHD import into Final Cut Pro X

Import of AVCHD films from the Sony CX730 into Final Cut Pro X on the Mac

After a few days ago I was desperate because I wanted to import a 50p film from my [Sony CX730 E-> sony-cx730] into Final Cut Pro X on the Mac and it somehow didn't work, I [...]
12. March 2013
WISO tax 2013 Mac

WISO tax 2013 for the Mac - tax return 2012 very easy

The software products from WISO have long been a guarantee for simple operation and good results. Unfortunately there was nothing that would run on the Mac so far (if you leave out a [Windows Bootcamp Installation-> bootcamp]). Well [...]
25. February 2013
Instructions: Battery replacement for the Ion Audio Blockrocker

Boot Camp: Windows 7 starts with a black screen on the iMac

Yesterday I installed Windows 2009 on my iMac late 7 on a Boot-Camp partition. Unfortunately there was a problem, because when the iMac starts, the message "Windows is starting" appears and then [...]
7. February 2013
Icon tips and tricks

Tip: Store iMovie projects on an external hard drive

In times of small SSD hard drives with a few GB of storage space and cameras that take 12 megapixel photos and videos in 4k cinema quality, more and more users have the problem that the hard drive is too small for the whole [...]
29. January 2013

Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy on the Mac Book Pro Retina 13/15 inch

In the AppStore, it is not only with this game that the complaints of MacBook Pro owners who have a Retina device are increasing. I have one myself and can confirm the problems with some games. Sometimes the [...]
15. January 2013
Icon tips and tricks

Mac OS X: Use text without formatting

No question about it: Copy & Paste is one of my favorite computer functions. But unfortunately I often have the problem that I, for example, copy text from a website and then paste it into an email. Thereby [...]
4. December 2012
Instructions: Battery replacement for the Ion Audio Blockrocker

Turn off iCal alarms and advisory tones for birthdays

Today it was that time again. My iCal annoyed me with an alarm on the iPhone because of some unimportant birthday date at 7:00 am. Time to finally start looking for [...]
28. November 2012

Reset forgotten admin password under OSX 10.8 Mountain Lion

I recently reinstalled an old Mac for a friend and then - because it had to be quick - typed in a meaningless password as the admin password, which I was sure that I would [...]
22. November 2012
OS X keyboard shortcuts

OS X Keyboard Shortcuts - The complete list

Working with keyboard shortcuts under Mac OS X is often much more efficient than juggling the mouse or trackpad. There have been many attempts to put the most important abbreviations together in lists [...]