In this article, Melissa Holt is going to cover a bunch of methods for zooming in or enlarging small text in Safari (and around your Mac!). She'll also discuss one special setting that you can use to leave images the same size as you enlarge the text on a page, which is especially useful for sites that are covered with ads. Folks with bad eyesight, this tip's for you.
The Stickies app. Yet another gem that comes pre-installed on every Mac. Don't malign it if you haven't played with it for a while, because Sandro Cuccia shows you how Stickies can be used to enhance your workflow.
If you need to include some text from a document or a website in an email message, you can of course select it, copy it, open Mail, start a new message, and paste it. But what if there were an easier and far faster way? Well, there is, and Melissa Holt's gonna tell you all about it in this tip. That's why we keep her around, folks.
Mountain Lion's Notification Center is awesome, but if you've got a banner that pops up and gets in the way of you clicking something underneath it, what do you do? Gnash your teeth? Rend your garments? No, read this tip! Then if you're still into the garment-rending, go right on ahead.
Apple includes multitouch gesture support for the built-in trackpads on its MacBook Pro and MacBook Air lineup, as well as the Magic Trackpad. With the long list of gestures OS X supports, it can be hard to figure them out. That is, until you know that Apple hid away a nice set of gesture tutorials in the System Preferences app.
If you need to reply to or forward along only a portion of an email on your iOS device, it's really easy to do. Far simpler, in fact, than trying to remove extraneous text after you hit the Reply button. In this tip, Melissa Holt's going to tell you how to do it and why it's useful. We promise you'll be at least mildly entertained.
A new Mac-specific trojan has surfaced that can push its own ads into websites viewed in Safari, Chrome, and Firefox. The trojan tricks users into installing an adware browser plugin that handles the job of inserting extra ads into Web pages.
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Just because you have a Mac doesn't mean you're safe from malicious hackers. Stay away from websites you can't trust, and don't install something just because a browser window pops up saying you should. Let's be careful out there.
Apple released Xcode 4.6.1 on Saturday, adding support for the recent OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.3 update. Xcode is Apple's app development environment with tools for creating and debugging code, and building app interfaces.
We've been showing you how you can get lots done on your Mac using all kinds of free apps that Apple gives you. This week, Sandro Cuccia shows you how to use Disk Utility to create safe and secure, password-protected and encrypted containers for your files.
Apple updated Safari to version 6.0.3 on Thursday. In addition to some bug fixes, the update includes improved performance for scrolling on Facebook.
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