OS X Quick Tip: Email an Entire Webpage!

Today’s Quick Tip comes from Neil. You can send an entire webpage in Safari by pressing cmd+I – this will open a mail window with the entire page loaded inside the body of the message, with the title of the page in the subject line. Perfect for sending your buddy at the office who’s Internet Read more…

OS X Quick Tip: Email a URL at Super Speed!

If you want to share a URL with a buddy, there is a super fast way to do it in OS X. Just hit Command-Shift-I and mail will open with the name of the page in the subject line, and the URL linked in the body of the email. Note that this only works while Read more…

Get to know the Terminal…intro for newbies

If you’re interested in learning about the Terminal, but don’t know where to start, this article from MacApper is a great place to get your feet wet. If you’re anything like me you switched to the Mac so you’d never have to jack with a terminal or prompt ever again – but you should check Read more…

OS X Quick Tip: Close Dashboard Widgets More Quickly!

Today’s Quick Tip comes from Life Clever. Want to close a specific Dashboard widget without opening the Widget manager? It’s simple. Go into the Dashboard, hover your mouse over any Dashboard Widget, and hold down the Option key. After a few seconds, the circle X will appear on the Widget, and you can close it Read more…

Apple releases iPhoto and OSX Updates

On Tuesday, Apple released a minor update to iPhoto and a signifigent update to OSX in version 10.4.9. The iPhoto update addresses issues associated with EXIF data compatibility and Photocasting. While the OSX update covers the following: The 10.4.9 Update is recommended for PowerPC and Intel-based Mac computers currently running Mac OS X Tiger version Read more…

OS X QuickTip: Resize the Dock

Some people love the Dock…some people hate it. I happen to like the Dock quite a bit. I like having large icons at the bottom of the screen to easily find the applications thatI use the most…BUT…sometimes I need more onscreen realestate. So, the simplest thing to do would be to resize the Dock. I Read more…

OS X QuickTip: Faster Full Name Viewing

If you’re like me, when you use the Finder, you use it in list view.  It’s essentially the only view I can tolerate, but there is one problem with it that I run into constantly. Most of the time the names of documents are two long to be viewed completely. That’s not a big deal Read more…

Software Spotlight: Feeder

If it’s one thing that I’ve learned from the problems I’ve had getting the podcast delivered this week, it’s that I don’t know enough about RSS feeds.  Luckily, however, I found this solution from Reinvented Software.  Feeder is an application for building, editing, and publishing RSS feeds on OSX. The interface is very similar to Read more…

Widget Watch: LoanCalc

This is a little widget that you might not need all the time, but is good to have access to when you need it. It’s called LoanCalc, and it does just what you would think it does. It helps you figure out what a monthly payment will be after figuring interest, term length, and the Read more…

OS X Quick Tip: Drag and Drop Desktop Printing

Want to print a document directly from your desktop without even opening the application? Here’s how you do it. Open System Preferences>Print & Fax Then click ther Printer Setup button, then press Command-L to show the Printer List dialog.  Click on the printer you would like to use, then go up to the menu bar Read more…