In previous versions of OS X, before Mountain Lion, one could use the System Preference called Software Update to both update the OS and also view a list of system updates that have been applied. That all changed in Mountain Lion which uses the Mac App Store to apply system updates. This how-to shows you how to see those plus all other app updates once again.
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.
The iPad is a great device for kids, for both education and entertainment. But sometimes a toddler and and iPad don't mix! You can keep your iPad kid-friendly with the built in Guided Access feature. Jared Apperson shows you how.
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.
Melissa Holt's a big fan of Apple's Numbers program, and in this tip, she'll cover one of her favorite tricks for interpreting data—the filtering feature. Use it to find only cells that match your specified criteria, so you can know what your largest expenses are. Or how many times you spent more than $50. Or how much you spent on your cat. Hey, you can never spend too much on your cat, but it's still good to know.
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