Apple released a supplemental update for OS X 10.8.5 to address four issue in Mountain Lion, including a FaceTime HD issue (that also affected Skype on mid 2013 MacBook Air), an issue effecting external drives, a problem with HDMI audio, and an issue affecting USB Bluetooth adapters.
Your mouse and trackpad aren't the only ways to navigate your Mac. Turns out your keyboard handles the task nicely, too, and with the help of a couple handy modifier keys it's a powerful and efficient to move through windows and documents. Micheal Johnston has the low down.
If you send out lots of group emails (or if you'd like to learn how to in the first place!), then look no further than this Quick Tip. We'll cover how to use your Contacts groups to send messages and how to control what email addresses Mail picks when you do so. Why, when we're done, you'll be able to blast everyone you know with every silly email forward you can come up with.
Apple released OS X 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion) on Thursday, an update that addresses four issues. The two issues that probably effect the most people will an file transfer issue in 802.11ac Wi-Fi and an issue with Mail not displaying messages.
Wi-Fi connectivity is no longer difficult to come by for most of us. However, there may be times when you need to create a temporary Wi-Fi network to connect with other devices. OS X let’s you do this easily. Sandro Cuccia shows you how.
Preview, your Mac's built-in application for viewing and annotating images and PDFs, is awesome, and it's especially great for those of us who don't need the power of a program like Photoshop. In this tip, we'll talk about selecting text and graphics in PDFs and manipulating them within Preview, and you'll get some little tricks to make your workflow easier.
Apple is a leader in Accessibility support on Macs and iOS devices. However, you don’t have to be a person with disabilities to take advantage of the many Accessibility features available to you. Sandro Cuccia shows you how to configure and use one such feature on the Mac: Zoom.
Apple blocked the Java 6 and Java 7 plug-ins for the third time this year over Mac users on Thursday over more potential security threats. Mac users running versions of Java that are earlier than version 6 update 51 and version 7 update 25 can no longer run Java code on their computer until they update to a newer version.
Do you see "Birthdays" within Calendar and aren't sure where that comes from (or how you can edit events within it)? Then boy howdy, will you find this to be a useful tip. We'll cover how to edit birthdays, how to troubleshoot things if you can't seem to use the feature at all, and how to turn on notifications for those dates.
When you get new messages, emails, Skype chats, and other routine things that should elicit an alert sound from your Mac, but those sounds never happen, that can be just a little annoying, especially if you rely on those audible alerts to let you know someone is trying to chat. There's a good chance those alert sounds are just backed up waiting to come out, and while Apple needs to release a fix for the problem, the workaround is drop dead simple.
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