Tag Archives: Mac

Sync iCal with Google Calendar

Products like Spanning Sync allow you to sync your iCal with your Google calendar. Now Google has a new service called “Google Calendar CalDAV” that allows you to do the same thing.

Details at: Enable Google Calendar in iCal

I tried it and it works very good. Everything sync’d within a couple of minutes (I have a LOT of entries). No problems so far.

Use cURL instead of wget on Mac OS X

I use wget all the time on my Linux machines, but was surprised to find it missing on my MacBook Pro. Since Mac OS is based on BSD, it uses cURL instead. Here’s a good way to scrape files from a remote server.

curl -O http://www.gutenberg.org/files/21171/mp3/21171-[01-24].mp3

Man page is available at: http://curl.haxx.se/docs/manpage.html