How to Instantly Invert Display Colors in OS X

4:47 PM, Nov. 11th, 2014 · · How-To

Another useful tip Kelly collected at MacTech Conference comes from Tad Johnson of JAMF Software. He's partial to using inverted colors on his computer sometimes, and explained how to do it with a keystroke.

How to Instantly Share Mac Screenshots Using Dropbox

6:31 PM, Nov. 10th, 2014 · · How-To

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Kelly went to MacTech Conference last week and got to ask a lot of people about the cool tips and tricks they use in their daily workflow. Today's comes from Nathan Toups, CTO of KEY, and it deals with how to let Dropbox handle your screenshots for even faster sharing.

Connect a MacBook to an iMac’s Display with Target Display Mode

3:30 PM, Nov. 4th, 2014 · · How-To

It's not well known, but, for example, a MacBook Pro/Air can connect to and drive a 27-inch iMac display either as an additional display or mirror mode using what's called Target Display Mode (TDM). However, specific hardware and cables are required. John Martellaro explains the possibilities.

Three Siri Tricks for iOS 8

10:30 AM, Nov. 1st, 2014 · · How-To

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In iOS 8, Apple has greatly enhanced the abilities of Siri. Nancy Carroll Gravley covers three of her favorites, including Reminders, nicknames, and song recognition.

How to Enable Apple’s SMS Relay on your Mac or iPad

10:50 AM, Oct. 21st, 2014 · · How-To

When Apple announced iOS 8 at WWDC one feature was met with great applause: SMS Relay. This allows users to send and receive Text Messages (i.e. the "green bubble" messages) on our Macs the same way we've always been able to send and receive iMessages. SMS Relay is made possible by using your iPhone as the conduit between your Mac and the SMS network. Now that you have both iOS 8.1 and Yosemite installed (you must for this to work), there are just a few more steps to follow to activate this, but they're pretty simple.