Have you ever searched the internet with lots of webpages open at once? You could be doing research or booking a holiday, you might even have ten pages open at once. Then, all of a sudden, you get interrupted and have to do something else. Don’t worry, you can bookmark all of your tabs at once to have them saved and ready to go for next time. Continue reading 〉
When you see a Jacki Chan movie, his hands move so fast you can barely see them. With a couple of tricks, you can search the internet so fast you’ll be a Safari Surfer Ninja. Here’s a quick way to open a new tab and start a new google search for any word or phrase on a webpage. Continue reading 〉
Here’s how to customise your own Keyboard shortcuts for any OSX application menus. Continue reading 〉
On a Macintosh the control key has two main uses.
Firstly, when using the mouse, if you hold down the control key while you click the mouse it gives you a contextual menu – a mini menu related to what you are doing at the time. Try it now – hold down the control key and click somewhere in this window. A menu will appear! This is exactly the same as a right-click with the mouse. The control key was more important in the days when Apple computers just had a one button mouse.
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Did you know that if you hold down SHIFT-COMMAND-4 you can take a picture of any part of your screen? Press SHIFT-COMMAND-4 and your cursor will turn into a cross-hair. (Try it right now!) Click and drag over anything and you can take a picture. It’s how most of the small pictures on this website are made.
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I thought I ‘d kick off the year with a little series for new mac users, help out those people who got a Mac for Christmas! Lesson # 1 – The Apple key (also called the command key or key) is used for keyboard Shortcuts. Continue reading 〉
I just installed Front Row on my non-front-row mac and it works with my ATI Remote Wonder USB Remote Control. Very nice.
Here’s how I think I got it working, I tried a few things, this is what I think did it: Continue reading 〉