Like lots of computer users, Mac Geek Gab listener Michael wants to spend his summer vacation away from his email inbox, but he doesn't want his contacts to think he's ignoring them. We show him how to use Apple's Mail app to set up an "out of the office" automatic reply message so that Michael's contacts will know when to expect his return.
Did you know that you can use keywords to search through the past commands you've typed into Terminal? This makes it much easier and faster to re-execute what you've done without having to type the entire thing in again. In this tip, Melissa Holt will show off this handy feature for all you Terminal mavens out there.
Just like earlier versions of OS X, Lion and Mountain Lion lets users see all of their Mac's open windows with the press of a button. Mission Control groups all of those windows by application, but some long-time Mac users prefer the old show-ever-open-window-in-a-grid style view instead. Michael Johnston shows you how to choose which view Mission Control uses, and it's easy to do.
The BtX350 wireless compact bluetooth stereo speaker provides rich, full-bodied sound, strong bass and wirelessly streams via Bluetooth or connects to non-wireless items, such as iPods, with a standard 3.5mm plug. The addition of easy to reach operational buttons, makes this a useful speaker.
Browsing the web on an iOS device can be convenient in a pinch, but sometimes you just need a bit more screen real estate. Here's how to move that browsing over to the Mac without missing a beat.
Apple released Java updates for Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) and OS X 10.7 (Lion) and 10.8 (Mountain Lion). The update brings Java SE 6 to the most recent version.
If you've never checked out the Path Bar or the Status Bar in the Finder, you're about to learn some groovy stuff. Using these features, you can see how much space is remaining on a drive you're browsing or immediately know where your current folder lives on your Mac. Here's the scoop.
If you're running Mountain Lion, your version of Preview will let you insert pages into a PDF from other documents or straight from a scanner, and you can even drop in blank pages, too. It's a handy thing! In this tip, Melissa Holt's going to go over the whole process. Maybe we'll get lucky and she won't make any silly jokes! Nah, probably not.
Buried in the bowels of your Mac’s operating system are a handful of utilities that you may (or may not) take for granted. One such utility, the Archive Utility, has a slew of customizable features. Jared Apperson is brave enough to dive in and see what's there, and he's happy to take us along.
If you're getting tired of changing which account Mail tries to send from every time you compose a new message, you'll want to read this tip. We'll cover how to set your default account on your Mac, and heck, we've thrown in how to do it on your iOS devices for no extra charge. We're good like that.
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