I was looking everywhere for where to change the email address that Apple Calendar alerts get sent to. When you add an alert, you can choose an email notification for an event, and there is a drop down list of email addresses to choose from. But how do you change the default email address? The answer: change your ‘work’ or ‘home’ address in your own contact in Apple Address book! Continue reading »
I’ve still got some items to give away but I’ve decided to make it a little harder!
Firstly, Here’s the loot:
Apple have a fantastic piece of software called ‘find my mac’ which can locate your laptop anywhere. But it needs to be tuned on… and once your computer is lost or stolen – it’s too late! Here’s how to turn on ‘find my mac’ before you lose it! Continue reading »
If you hold down the SHIFT and COMMAND key and then at the same time press the number 3, your mac will take a screenshot of your entire screen and save it as a .png (picture) file onto your desktop. Try it right now! Press SHIFT-COMMAND-3, you will hear a camera shutter style sound, and a new file will appear on your desktop. Double click the file – it will be a picture of your screen at the moment you pressed SHIFT-COMMAND-3. This is built right in to all versions of OS X.
You can also capture just a small part of your screen. See this article on how to take a partial screenshot using shift-command-4.
Apple have made it super easy to get music files from the iTunes store onto your iPod. But it’s not so obvious how to download a music file from the Internet to your iPod or iPhone.
If you are travelling with your laptop (or iPhone) and your data is limited, here are a few simple ways to make sure you don’t use too much data. Continue reading »
To connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod to your home stereo you just need a dock and a 3.5mm to RCA cable like this cable above. The RCA cable plugs into the rear of your stereo and the 3.5mm plugs into your iPhone dock jack. Continue reading »
The Bose Bluetooth headset goes to Columbus Holt from the USA.
Congratulations! (You have 14 days to claim your prize – I’ve sent you an email.)!
This month’s giveaway – a Bose Bluetooth Series II headset RRP $199.
For the past 2 months I’ve been running a design contest at hatch wise.com for a new logo for this website. We had 170 entires! Here’s the winner.