How to configure iMessages in OS X Yosemite and iOS 8.1 for SMS Forwarding

How to configure iMessages in OS X Yosemite and iOS 8.1 for SMS Forwarding
With the release of OSX Yosemite and iOS 8.1 it is now possible to send and receive SMS via the Messages app in Yosemite and on the iPad. I had to troubleshoot my setup to get SMS Forwarding to work and here is what I found out: Your devices (iPhone, iPad, Mac) need to be ...

Running Mavericks in VMware Player

Running Mavericks in VMware Player
I have previously posted about my hackintosh and how to install Mavericks on its own hard drive. I can then load Windows or OSX via the motherboard’s boot-menu (hint: F12 on Gigabyte). This forces me to reboot my PC, which I don’t do very often. I rarely need to use OSX the way I use my ...

Installing OSX 10.9 Mavericks on my hackintosh

Installing OSX 10.9 Mavericks on my hackintosh
I haven’t used OSX daily for some years now, but occasionally I boot from the hard drive containing OSX on my hackintosh. It has gone from Lion (see this post for my hardware) to Mountain Lion. And recently I installed Mavericks, which is version 10.9 of Apple’s operating systems for Macs. This time the install went ...

Apples October 2013 Event

Apples October 2013 Event
The two biggest surprises for me was the new iPad moniker and the price for OSX Mavericks.

I want user profiles on my iPad!

I want user profiles on my iPad!