Install TeamViewer – Mac

Installing TeamViewer enables you to share your screen with someone in another location. Download TeamViewer Go to the TeamViewer website. Download TeamViewer by clicking the Download button. Mount the TeamViewer disk image Wait for the download to complete. Double-click the dmg file. In Safari (shown): Click the Downloads button. Double-Click the TeamViewer icon. You can […]

Securely Encrypting Files – Windows

Sharing documents that contain sensitive, personal information, can be risky. Varying levels of identity theft can result if your documents aren’t properly protected. There are any number of methods to securely share such documents. Here are a few of the simpler methods: Print the documents, or copy the files onto portable media (CD or flash […]

Securely Encrypting Files – Mac OS X

Sharing documents that contain sensitive, personal information, can be risky. Varying levels of identity theft can result if your documents aren’t properly protected. There are any number of methods to securely share such documents. Here are a few of the simpler methods: Print the documents, or copy the files onto portable media (CD or flash […]

Safari blank page when visiting apple.com

When I navigate to an Apple Knowledge Base article, all I get is a blank page. Here’s a fix. Note: This problem has existed for some time… Safari 8.0.2, OS X 10.10.1 Yosemite. Open the Safari Preferences Click Privacy Show the list of stored cookies. Click Details… Delete the apple.com cookie Type apple in the […]

OS X – Email Address Management – Contacts with multiple email addresses

The problem… “When creating a new email to my brother, his work address auto-completes when I type his name. I want is home address to be automatic.” The fix… Open the Mail, Address Panel From the Mail program, use the Window menu to open the Address Panel. Select the desired Contact. Find your brother in […]

Roomie: A RedEye Alternative

While dealing with some RedEye quirks, I stumbled across iRule. It occurred to me that there have been some significant changes in the home A/V control landscape since I first install ThinkFlood’s RedEye a few years ago. After a little Google research, I decided to give Roomie Remote a tryout. The required App is currently available only […]

RedEye #0: Notes

Things learned about RedEye.   RedEye IP Stops Responding or Slows Down If the Port Script is edited, there may be an error in the script. There is no way for RedEye to gracefully accommodate errors, which normally involve syntax. To help avoid scripting errors, test your code in an IDE outside of RedEye. If […]

RedEye #6: Testing IP Control Codes

Knowing what a device returns after a command is received (sent by redid), helps design a control strategy.   Create System Variable, myInput, for the Control Code Point your web browser at the RedEye. Click Setup Click the Room Click Custom Variables   Click Add New Variable For Name enter myInput Value can remain empty […]