Beacon Scan

Beacon Scan is an OS X app to find any iBeacons or Physical Web beacons. It requires a Mac with Bluetooth LE and 10.10 (Yosemite). Just launch it, and it will start showing nearby beacons. You can copy the UUID or other data for easy pasting into apps. Download it here. We’ll have a fancy…

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Beacon Launcher

Beacon Launcher is an OS X app that allows you to easily run scripts when your Mac is near a beacon. Just add in the beacon identifiers, tell it what apps or scripts to run when entering or exiting a beacon, and BAM!, you are done. Beacon Launcher is free, but you can support it…

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How to mess up your Fusion Drive. A cautionary tale.

I did a bit more investigation of 3 TB fusion drives on the new iMac after we received a support call that caused us to scratch our heads a bit. The person had followed our instructions on how to create a Boot Camp partition using Disk Utility, but had somehow gotten into a state where…

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