Recent Articles By Sandro Cuccia [RSS]
In OS X and in Mac applications, developers frequently include small graphical elements that, by clicking or tapping on them, will provide additional commands, features, and other information. The Disclosure Triangle is such a feature that is often difficult to see, yet it provides such a valuable service. Sandro Cuccia explains.
It’s not too difficult to shoot prize-winning photos with your iPhone. However, to maximize your chances of dazzling your viewers with compelling imagery, you need to understand the basics of photographic composition. Sandro Cuccia offers a handful of guidelines to help you out.
Not sure what to do when you see that frightful bomb dialog box on your Macintosh 512e or Macintosh Plus screen? Sandro Cuccia is here to show you a secret trick to beating that bad bomb. But, does it really work? Find out by reading on…
Sandro Cuccia uses the remote on his iDevice earphones to issue phone commands, talk to Siri, to control music, podcast, and audiobook playback, to manage playlist selections, as well as to shoot iPhone pictures. Yes, all this – and more – can be done with your earphones. This article shows you how.
Accessing and using the sometimes-elusive Font Panel is a great time saver. Among other things, it allows you to customize and categorize your collection of fonts, and it's quick and easy. Sandro Cuccia shows you how.
OS X 10.9 Mavericks introduces technology that watches over and manages the energy consumption of all running applications and background processes. Along the way, Apple gives notebook Mac users the tools to monitor the efficiency of apps and, ultimately, how battery drain can be mitigated. Sandro Cuccia shows you how to use two pre-installed tools to better understand your Mac’s energy profile.
Sandro Cuccia likes to organize his iOS 7 email messages according to whom he considers to be "Very Important People" (VIPs). In this article, he shows you how to do this and optimize your email workflow.
As a special Christmas gift to his readers, Sandro Cuccia shares the ingredients to his secret sauce for knowing how things are done on the Mac and iOS devices.
Sandro Cuccia shows you an easy way to determine how hard your Mac’s processor is working at any given time. If your Mac gets swamped, you have yet another way to determine if it’s time for a hardware upgrade.
Geofencing is a very functional feature that lets us define virtual perimeters so that we can be notified in various ways as we cross those perimeters. Using the Reminders app in iOS, Sandro Cuccia shows you how to fine-tune the geofence perimeter on your iPhone and iPad.