OS X: Delete the Annoying ‘Move to Dropbox’ from Contextual Menus

2:35 PM, Aug. 19th, 2014 · · Tips

Delete 'Move to Dropbox' from contextual menu

Dropbox is a great app. However, if you've installed or updated Dropbox lately, you'll notice something that may annoy you: Dropbox has placed its contextual menu item "Move to Dropbox" right next to "Move to Trash." It annoyed John, so he figured out how to get rid of it and tells us how he did it.

4 Ways to Restart the Mac Finder

3:45 PM, Aug. 18th, 2014 · · Tips

There are times when it's necessary to restart the Mac's Finder. (It is, after all, just an app.) Perhaps it's locked up. Or perhaps you've made a configuration change that requires a Finder restart. John shows four different ways to handle the Finder with a view to a kill.

OS X: Moving Bookmarks between Web Browsers

8:50 AM, Aug. 15th, 2014 · · Tips

Have you ever wondered how you could get your Safari bookmarks into Firefox and Chrome (or vice versa)? Well, that's the subject of today's Quick Tip, so wonder no more! Or wonder no more after you come in and read the article, anyway.

OS X Maps: Right-Click for Fast Directions

8:50 AM, Aug. 13th, 2014 · · Tips

With the Maps program on the Mac, you can get fast directions to any location you want. But what are the easiest ways to get that info if you don't know the address of your destination? That's the subject of today's Quick Tip.

Lost Your Fitbit? Use Your iPhone to Track it Down

5:39 PM, Aug. 11th, 2014 · · Tips

You can use Find My iPhone to track down your misplaced iPhone, but what about Bluetooth devices that don't offer a similar feature, like your Fitbit? You can track that down, too, with the help of your iPhone and a little luck. Read on to learn how.

Foursquare is Tracking Your Every Move. Here’s How to Turn that Off

10:48 AM, Aug. 8th, 2014 · · Tips

When Foursquare decided to split its business and restaurant discovery and social checkin app for the iPhone into two apps a couple months ago, that upset a lot of users, too. When the updated Foursquare app came out this week with the ability to always track your location even if the app isn't running, that really upset a lot of users. If you don't want Foursquare or Swarm knowing where you are all the time, you can turn the feature off -- assuming you know where to look.

Pages: Rearranging Layered Objects

8:35 AM, Aug. 8th, 2014 · · Tips

For today's article, Melissa Holt will be discussing how to manipulate layered objects in Pages, so if you'd like to change whether one item is behind or in front of another, she'll tell you how. This method is an easy way to move objects to the background or create interesting, multilevel graphics. (Note: Melissa reports that no interesting graphics actually appear in this article, so don't get your hopes up.)