I recently tried to bulk resize several hundred large photos in OS X Preview. This repeatedly failed (spinning wheel of death).
In search of a method to resize these images, I found an easy way using Terminal.
- Open up your Terminal app (can open Spotlight and search terminal).
- cd into the desired image directory (e.g. if they are in your Pictures directory, you may: type “cd Pictures/”).
- Enter “sips -Z 1500 *.jpg” (with no “” marks).
- Press enter. It will output every .jpg file in the directory you are in into a max of 1500 width or height.
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I recently needed a quick indication of the used and refurbished mobile phone (cell phone) market size in the United States.
To get a quick indication, the easy answer is to check the number and value of transactions on eBay for used and refurbished phones. This would give a very quick estimate of what is actually being sold. Continue reading
Update to the latest software and reset your GoPro Hero 3, Hero 3+ or Hero 4 just by using your microSD card. Simply download the file, unzip and copy to your microSD card to update and reset the software.
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Here is how to simply redirect your domain to always use https:// with no www.
This htaccess file will redirect:
Gmail icons in multiple colours are useful for multiple reasons, but if you use Fluid App to to create multiple independent Gmail “apps” for all your accounts, it is great to have different colours for each email by using Gmail icons.
Finding high quality app icons in multiple colours took some time, but here is the best result:
Gmail: Remixed icon download.
Caffeine, a free app (or on the Mac App Store), allows you to prevent your Mac from going to sleep. A very handy when you are stepping away from your MacBook and don’t want to disconnect from downloads, chats, or similar.
The problem is that the icon looks terrible, especially on a Retina display. Luckily, it is simple to replace!
GoPro Hero wireless passwords are forgotten frequently. If you do forget your password, it can be a pain to guess it again. Here is a quick way to reset your GoPro wireless password. These files can simply be downloaded and copied to your microSD card to reset your GoPro Hero 3+ or your GoPro Hero 3.