Aussie readers, I’m selling my iMac on ebay here.
Here’s how to stream a movie from you laptop or iMac to your Apple TV.
Here’s how to customise your own Keyboard shortcuts for any OSX application menus. Continue reading »
So it turns out there can be a glitch with Mavericks and Gmail. When I installed Mavericks on my Macbook Pro, all my messages piled up into my outbox, but weren’t sent. It turned out that Mail wasn’t picking up my password properly from the System Preferences. Here’s how I got it going. Continue reading »
Here’s how to share a pages document with a PC user. Continue reading »
This 13″ refurbished Macbook for sale on the US store for $999 is a good one. For those readers from Australia, it’s $1139 here from the Australian store. (If it’s out of stock – it’s worth checking back in a few days, they are released a few at a time.) Read on for why it’s so good.
Apple has changed the way calendars sync in Mavericks. It’s very nicely integrated now. Here’s how to sync your Apple Calendar with an external Google calendar. Continue reading »
Spotlight has been round for years but if you’re like me you may not be using it as well as you can. Here’s an example of a recent search I did that might help you learn some features of spotlight. Continue reading »
This is an advanced topic for people wanting to host a wordpress site on their own mac. Continue reading »
Today is 7 years since the iPhone was launched. Continue reading »
I just purchased this Alcatel phone. It’s a bit of a dud, I wouldn’t recommend it, but if you do end up with one, here’s how to copy contacts across from the OSX address book. I assume this will work on any mobile phone. Continue reading »
Here’s how to sell something on ebay from your mac. It’s all fairly simple. The only real trick is how to easily get your photos from iPhoto into ebay. Here’s how. Continue reading »
I have a Docucentre C4350 Fuji Xerox printer which does not have postscript installed. The normal drivers from Fuji assume you have Postscript installed. Here’s how to get the non-postscript printer going. Continue reading »
A few important tips before you install Mavericks that could say you a lot of time and agony… Continue reading »
Here’s how to get the FTP server running in OSX 10.9 Mavericks. This is advanced and not everyone will need the FTP server. The only thing I was use it for is to receive incoming scans from my Fuji/Xerox network scanner.
Here’s the process for how to copy a DVD to your iPad to watch on a plane or in the car. Continue reading »
I have recently discovered a couple of free websites that convert Microsoft publisher files to PDFs. You can then open, read and print the pdf file on your Mac.
There have been many times that I have been given a keynote file from someone, and I want to get the movie out of it and save just the movie (or a picture) as a separate file. You used to be able to right click and select “view package contents” but that doesn’t work anymore. Here’s how to do it now.
There are so many movies coming round in junk emails these days that you may be happy you can’t play WMV or AVI files on your mac. But just in case you do need to actually look at one, here’s how.