Terminal: Exporting Text from Commands

8:25 AM, May. 1st, 2014 · · Tips

Melissa Holt’s love of all things Terminal is no secret, and in this Quick Tip, she’s going to prove her love once more. She’ll cover how to export data from the commands you run in a much simpler way than using pipes or other fancy stuff, so if you need to, you can save pages and pages of output into a text file for easy perusal.

How to Avoid Losing Sight of Your OS X Cursors

10:30 AM, Apr. 26th, 2014 · · Tips

An enormous system pointer on the Mac desktop

Sometimes we call them Cursors. Most of the time, we call them Pointers. Whatever you call them, you look at them a lot. However, you often spend more time looking FOR them rather than AT them! Sandro Cuccia shows you how you can magnify your pointers and cursors,  and improve your overall Mac Experience.

Siri: Asking for Sports Statistics

8:30 AM, Apr. 25th, 2014 · · Tips

Using Siri is a great way to see all sorts of information about your favorite sports team, and you can even go beyond asking about schedules or scores into getting pretty detailed statistics. In this Quick Tip, we’ll cover just how you’ll do that for teams and for players. Who knew that Apple’s voice assistant could help you win bar bets?

Numbers: Fitting Your Content to a Printed Page

8:25 AM, Apr. 23rd, 2014 · · Tips

With both the old and the new versions of Numbers, you can easily configure your spreadsheet so that the columns fit to a single page—without having to jump through a ton of hoops (or change your headers!) to do so. In this Quick Tip, we’re going to go over how to do that in both versions of Apple’s spreadsheet software, so no matter which one you use, this article’s for you.

Online Privacy: Track Which Apps Access Your Personal Information

12:55 PM, Apr. 18th, 2014 · · Tips

Thanks to heartbleed, there's a renewed interest in sorting out which apps and services can access our personal information. Considering how many apps we use every day, that can be a pretty daunting task. With a little help from MyPermissions, however, that's far more manageable, and it can help you control exactly what information online services can gather, too.

iTunes Radio: Create a Station from a Song or Artist

8:40 AM, Apr. 18th, 2014 · · Tips

There’s a neat feature of iTunes Radio that’ll let you create a custom station from what you’re currently listening to—or from any item in your library—with just a click or two. In today’s Quick Tip, we’re gonna cover it, and if you’ve never tried out iTunes Radio, we’re telling you that now’s the time. It’s cool!