Several Ways to Create Space On Your Mac

4:30 PM, Jun. 26th, 2015 · · How-To

SSDs are fast becoming the norm, and space is not as plentiful there as on those spinning drives. Kelly has a few (free!) suggestions for how to get some of that space back. 

OS X: How to Use Separate Spaces with Multiple Monitors

8:30 AM, Jun. 25th, 2015 · · How-To

OS X Yosemite (and Mavericks), by default in a clean install, provide for each monitor, in a multiple monitor system, to have its own display Spaces. The immediate symptom is a rather confusing presentation of a full menu bar on each display, with the one that's inactive dimmed. John Martellaro explains the ins and outs of that setting, multiple displays and Spaces.

How to Test Your Mac for a Hardware Problem

4:30 PM, Jun. 18th, 2015 · · How-To

Modern Macs have a built-in diagnostic test that can be used to help troubleshoot a hardware problem. The technology has changed over the years, and the procedure is determined by how old your Mac is. John Martellaro has the details.

Use AppleScript To Create a Custom Evernote PDF Menu Action

9:14 AM, May. 29th, 2015 · · How-To

As Mac Geek Gab listeners will know, we've recently altered our workflow and begun experimenting with using Evernote to prep and share agenda items for the podcast. One of the most common things for us to do is share the PDFs of each listener's question (often with our answers) and Evernote seemed like a perfect system for this. Automating the saving, naming and syncing of this process required some very simple AppleScript, and we'll show you how it's done.