How To Get Batch Change Back in Photos for Mac

6:30 PM, May. 5th, 2015 · · Mac OS

One of the handy features of iPhoto was Batch Change, allowing you to change metadata for a, well, for a batch of items. It's missing from the Photos app, but a clever Automator workflow can help bring it back. 

Apple’s iPhone 7 Will Make Current iPhones Obsolete

3:55 PM, Apr. 24th, 2015 · · Mac OS

Now that the MacBook and Apple Watch are shipping, it's time  to start thinking about the iPhone 6s (or iPhone 7 according to some rumors). Just when we think the iPhone can't get any better, Apple seems poised to blow us away. Again. 

Photos on the Mac: Comparing Edited Images to Originals

8:50 AM, Apr. 24th, 2015 · · Mac OS

Wondering where the trick of holding down Shift in iPhoto to compare edits went with the new Photos app? Hey, this Quick Tip has you covered. Not sure what we mean about the thing that holding down Shift used to do? Hey, this has you covered on that, too, and you may just find that it's your favorite "new" ability with the Photos program.

OS X Yosemite Photos: Showing Your Recently Deleted Items

8:55 AM, Apr. 17th, 2015 · · Mac OS

If you've tried deleting an image from Yosemite's new Photos application, you may have wondered where it went. Where's the trash folder? How do you empty it? Should you sell all your belongings and move to Hawaii? Answers to these questions (except for that last one) can be found in today's Quick Tip!

OS X: Getting the Size of Mailboxes

8:55 AM, Apr. 10th, 2015 · · Mac OS

Ever wondered how you could see which of your mailboxes take up the most space and clean them out accordingly? That's the purpose of today's Quick Tip! Melissa Holt will go over the ins and outs of this feature, so if you've got a very bloated Mail program, now's your chance to…let some air out of it? We're not sure where we were going with that analogy.

Your OS X Menu Bar is Prime Real Estate

6:30 PM, Apr. 9th, 2015 · · Mac OS

Your OS X Menu Bar is Prime Real Estate

Dr. Mac says, "I'm not normal; I've currently got more than 25 menu bar apps in addition to the handful included with Yosemite. But I happen to like menu bar apps... a lot...  and I find all of the ones I have installed useful in some way."

Here are a few of my faves...