Recent Articles By Sandro Cuccia [RSS]
Don't be quick to pooh-pooh iPhone photography! Sandro Cuccia presents several tips on how to make awe-inspiring images with your iPhone. All you need is to know some photographic principles, correct technique, and some truly incredible apps.
For the most part, Spotlight on our Macs is fast, and its accurate. It almost always "just works." In this article, Sandro Cuccia discusses how and what Spotlight indexes, and how you can apply a fix the rare times that Spotlight fails.
Back in high school we all learned about graphing and plotting data. Perhaps you never quite understood why you needed to learn this. Until now! Sandro Cuccia shows you how a photo's Histogram in iPhoto helps you evaluate the image and bring about tonality adjustments that make your photo stand out above all the rest.
There are enough issues to deal with when traveling abroad. You don't need to add concerns about the amount of iPhone cellular and Wi-Fi data you're using, and how much it's all going to cost. Sandro Cuccia shows you the steps you can take to maintain awareness and be in control of telephony and data usage while traveling.
Sandro Cuccia shows you how to use the power of templates in Apple's iWork apps for the Mac to create professional-looking documents and presentations. These techiques will work with Pages, Keynote, and Numbers.
In many ways, Apple's iCloud Photo Stream service makes every iPhone photographer's life simpler. A good understanding of Photo Stream's "ins-and-outs" is needed to derive the most benefit from the service. In this article, Sandro Cuccia attempts to demystify the workings of Photo Stream.
Sandro Cuccia took a trip to Italy recently. In this how-to, he explains how he managed his photography workflow on this trip using only iOS devices instead of traditional camera gear.
OS X looks great, but sometimes you need to give your Mac a little personality, or maybe you just need some quick visual cues for your folders files. Sandro Cuccia shows you how to engage in a fun, but Apple-sanctioned method for customizing your Mac desktop icons.
Sandro Cuccia revisits Preview in OS X. He shows you how to have the latest Mountain Lion version of this versatile app easily scan and store one or more signatures for later insertion into any PDF document.
Sandro Cuccia continues his exploration of free apps preinstalled by Apple. This time it's the newest version of the previously maligned Notes app. Now, Notes comes to Mountain Lion. Its key feature: iCloud integration for syncing to iOS devices. Guess what…it works. Notes is sure to be a bonus enhancement to everyone's workflow.