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 »
This month’s giveaway – a Bose Bluetooth Series II headset RRP $199.
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.
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.
Quite often I receive a document to print double sided but I receive it as two single PDF files. Other times I have two documents that came from two different applications (for example one from pages and one from numbers) and I want to print them back-to-back on one piece of paper using my double sided printer. Here’s how to print to PDF files together using OS X Preview.
I’ve been playing around with Dragon Dictate version 4 for a few weeks now so it’s probably time I did a review. This review is for people who had never used Dragon Dictate before. Continue reading »
Usually in these bundles there are a few nice surprises, but I wouldn’t recommend the latest Stacksocial bundle unless you need a DVD ripper or you want to play with Tangerine and make some exercise playlists.