OSX Quick Tip: Move All of your Stuff to a new Mac – FAST

One of the hardest parts of getting a new machine is moving over all of your content from your current system to the new one.  In Tiger, however, that is a snap. All you have to do is connect your old Mac to your new Mac via a Firewire cable.  Then head into the Applications Read more…

OSX Quick Tip: Expand Multiple Folders Simultaneously

Want a quick way to find a file that you’re looking for?  Sure you can use Spotlight, but if you like digging through folders there is a way to open multiple folders at the same time. First Command-Click on all the folders that you want to open. Next, press Command-Right Arrow and those folders will Read more…

1st Sign of Armageddon – Microsoft Makes a Widget

As far as I know, this is the first widget made my Microsoft for OS X. (I know if I am wrong, someone will quickly point it out to me). The widget is for the Microsoft online LIVE site. It’s called Live Search Mini, and looks pretty and shiny…at least this image does…I’m not downloading Read more…

Apple Gazette Daily Episode 34 is Live!

Apple Security Update, Target selling AppleTVs, and Apple Futureshock discussion You can subscribe via iTunes, or by RSS feed, or… you can directly download the episode right here. In addition to that, you should be able to play every episode of the podcast directly in your browser by using the widget below. Just click on Read more…

Apple Releases Security Update

If your software update hasn’t notified you yet, Apple has released a pretty extensive security update. It’s not a bad idea to go ahead and manually update your system to get it out of the way. Here’s a breakdown of what is in the update: Security Update 2007-004 is recommended for all users and improves Read more…

How to Switch to a Mac @ LifeSpy

In addition to writing for this site and Forever Geek.com, I have also started writing for LifeSpy, another blog in the Bloggy Network Empire. In a cheap attempt at cross promotion, I have just written my latest LifeSpy post…How To Switch to a Mac. Here’s an excerpt: It’s never been easier, because now that Apple Read more…

Leopard Officially Delayed until October

Apple just issued the following statement: iPhone has already passed several of its required certification tests and is on schedule to ship in late June as planned. We can’t wait until customers get their hands (and fingers) on it and experience what a revolutionary and magical product it is. However, iPhone contains the most sophisticated Read more…

OSX Quick Tip: Drag Text into the Dock

You can drag text into the dock and do a variety of things with it. For example, if there is a piece of text you want to email a friend, don’t bother copying and pasting, just highlight the text and drag it to the Mail icon. A new message will pop up with the text Read more…

Rumor: Mac OS Leopard to change name to “Mac OS Now”?

File this squarely in the “take it with a grain of salt” category, but I just received a tip from an Apple Employee that says: “Mac OS Leopard name changed to Mac OS Now to indicate a leap in its development rather then just hinting on a small update” You guys know how I feel Read more…

OSX Quick Tip: Searching Just Your Bookmarks

If you want to search through just your bookmarks, you’ll be interested in this quick tip from Apple. First, click on the Show All Bookmarks icon in the top-left corner of the Bookmarks Bar. Doing this makes the Collections column visible on the left side of Safari, but more importantly, it adds a Search field Read more…