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.
If you're like Michael, you probably have lots of apps running on your Mac at any given time. Using the Application Switcher is a great way to jump between open apps, but there's a lot more than meets the eye. There are four other keys that, when combined with Command and Tab, will help you deal with running multiple apps better than ever.
Nancy Carroll Gravley has three great Mac tips to make our computing experiences more fun and less stressful, including some tips on using the built-in dictionary, some scrolling shortcuts, and information on how to use the 'proxy icon.'
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.
Sandro Cuccia answers the question, "can I email multiple photos on my iPhone?" by showing two ways to do this. Plus… a caveat.
If you remember what it was like to wait for film and print processing back in the day, you can truly appreciate today's iCloud and Photo Stream technologies. Nevertheless, there are some confusing aspects that Sandro Cuccia hopes to clear up in this article about staying in control of your iCloud Photo Stream.
Panic's Status Board for the iPad lets you see all kinds of information at a glance, but its real power comes into play when you start building your own modules to see your own customized information. Sure, that opens up opportunities for coders to design custom modules, but the Panic team also made it fairly easy for mere mortals to roll their own, too.
When iOS 5 was released, Apple introduced geofences, the ability to detect proximity to a location. Today, in iOS6 with the Reminders app, users can set up a reminder so that when they enter or leave a geographic location, they'll get a notification on their iPhone. John Martellaro explains how to set up this really cool feature.
Almost all modern OS X apps give you the ability to customize the toolbar to your liking and to accommodate your workflow habits. Sandro Cuccia shows you how to do this in the Preview app.
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