Tips and Tricks

OS X Mavericks Tips

OS X Mavericks Tips

Finder The gesture to show the Desktop by holding down your thumb and spreading with three fingers has been reworked to allow for a gradual activation. Try this by holding down four fingers and slowly spreading to show the Desktop. In Mavericks, there is a new character popover to access emoji and other special characters.(…)

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Speed Up Your Mac

Speed Up Your Mac

1. Clearing Your Desktop Your desktop plays a part in how long it takes for you to boot the system because it’s the first screen that it has to load up. As much as possible, try to keep it simple by minimizing the number of icons from the dock and clearing up the amount of files you can see. You(…)

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Top Tips

Top Tips

OS X has some really great features that Windows’ users might envy; There are the well documented and much talked about features like Mission Control, Desktop Spaces, and the Launchpad, but OS X is also stocked full of several smaller and less hyped about features and tricks that even some veteran Mac users are unaware(…)

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Tools and Downloads

Tools and Downloads

Get the latest software to use iCloud Storage APIs in your app. Xcode Developer Tools Xcode is the complete toolset for creating apps for Mac, iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Download Xcode and enable your apps for iCloud. Get Xcode for free. iCloud Web Tools Debug your iOS 6 and OS X Mountain Lion apps that(…)

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System requirements

Recommended system requirements Meeting the following system requirements will allow you to take advantage of all the latest iCloud features and get the best overall user experience. iPhone, iPad, iPod touch iOS 6 or later iWork for iOS 1.7 or later: Pages, Numbers, and Keynote (for purchase from the App Store) Mac OS X Mountain(…)

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Useful iPhone Shortcuts !

Useful iPhone Shortcuts !

1. Change the Spotlight Search Result Order The iPhone’s Spotlight Search functionality is a great improvement from early incarnations, but you can make it even more relevant to you just by tweaking the settings. In the “Settings” menu, go to “General,” then select “Spotlight Search.” You are then presented with a list of categories. By(…)

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About This Mac window

About This Mac window

You can use the About This Mac window to find your computer’s serial number when started up from Mac OS X. Follow these steps: Choose About This Mac from the Apple Menu. Double-click the version text, for example “Version 10.11”. Your computer’s serial number now appears where the version text had been. Note: Some earlier(…)

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Get OS X Tips, News and Help !

Get OS X Tips, News and Help !

Get Daily OS X News, Opinions, Reviews, Tips, Help, Forums… Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8

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Apple Support Tips

Apple Support Tips

To search Apple Support, type in a few descriptive words in the search field and press Return (Enter) on your keyboard for a list of relevant results. By default, the search engine will look for matches using any combination of the words in or words related to your search query, not necessarily all the words(…)

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Applications, Files, and Folders

Applications, Files, and Folders

An application is a computer program that gives you the tools to accomplish specific tasks. For example, you’re probably using the application Safari right now to read this webpage. Other applications include Mail, iTunes, Pages, TextEdit, and many more. Accessing an application To open an application, click the Launchpad icon in Dock or click the(…)

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Find a MAC Address in Mac OS X

Find a MAC Address in Mac OS X

A MAC address is a unique identifier that is assigned to each physical network interface on a computer. Different than a computers IP address, MAC addresses are frequently used for network access control and to monitor network connectivity, and they can be spoofed for virtualization needs or to circumvent some network limitations. If you need(…)

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Top10 Mac Tips

Top10 Mac Tips

The Safari Bookmarks BarThe Safari Bookmarks Bar puts websites one click, or even one keystroke, away. Edit and use Safari 5′s Top SitesSafari makes your favourite websites readily available with its Top Sites feature. Here’s how to customise the Top Sites to reflect your preferences. Safari AutofillLet Safari fill in forms for you. Merge and(…)

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