5 Must Have Apple Mail Enhancers

5 Must Have Apple Mail Enhancers
Apple Mail is a great email client… …but there’s always room for improvement, and if you get a lot of mail, or compulsively check your mail, there are some really excellent Apple Mail plugins that can help you get more work done, and still stay on top of those forwards you love getting from grandma…. Read more…

The Merlin Show: “Quicksilver Comma Trick”

The Merlin Show: "Quicksilver Comma Trick"
The latest edition of The Merlin Show, a video podcast that is quickly growing on me, has posted a tip for all you Quicksilver enthusiasts out there. I’ve never been able to get into Quicksilver myself (stop it…no hate mail…I didn’t say I didn’t like it…I just haven’t gotten into it), but if you’re a Read more…

Create Hi-Def DVDS with Regular DVDs on your Mac

Create Hi-Def DVDS with Regular DVDs on your Mac
Before you get excited, keep in mind that you’re going to have some serious Pro tools to maket his happen. You’ll need both Final Cut Pro AND DVD Studio Pro to do this…but if you have the tools, it is possible to create Hi-Def DVDs from 4.75 Gig  Type 5 DVDs. It should also be Read more…

Apple Gazette Video Quick Tip #2 – Automator Basics

In this second installment of Apple Gazette.com’s continuing series of Video Quick Tips we cover Automator Basics. For more info on all the things you can do with Automator check out Automator World and Automator.us. Read more…

‘Taking Advantage of Leopard Features in Cocoa’ video now on iTunes

'Taking Advantage of Leopard Features in Cocoa' video now on iTunes
If you’re a member of the Apple Developer Connection, then you can log onto iTunes and view a new video session entitled ‘Taking Advantage of Leopard Features in Cocoa’. The video is from the 2006 WWDC. The video can help you gain an-depth understanding of Cocoa support, and how to use the Cocoa API in Read more…

Apple Gazette Video Quick Tips – 01 – Dashcode Basics

This is another little experiment, so let me know what you think about it. If you like this video tutorial, I’d be happy to make more. I had fun putting this one together. If you want to download Dashcode you’ll have to sign up as a Developer (it’s free). After you build some cool widgets Read more…

Remotely Shutdown your Mac via Email

Remotely Shutdown your Mac via Email
The Mac OS X Hints Weblog over at Macworld magazine has a really useful tip on how you can actually shut your Mac down remotely using a combination of Apple Mail and AppleScript.  The key to the whole thing is the Rules feature of Apple Mail which allows you to run AppleScript from within a Read more…

10 Ways to Trick out your Mac

10 Ways to Trick out your Mac
Customizing your Mac is easier than ever these days. I started combing the web looking for new ways to “trick out” my Mac, and found these 10 links. They offer a variety of ways you can make your Mac your own, increase functionality and ease of use, and Pimp out your UI. Pixel Press Icons Read more…

20 Useful OS X Tips for Switchers or Beginners

Apple Matters posts 20 useful tips for using OS X. Experienced Mac users might scoff at these tips, but these might prove to be useful to recent switchers or new Mac users. Hey, some experienced users might be overlooking some functionalities listed here. They’re nothing drastic, but the simple tips might prove to be useful Read more…

How To: install SVN plugin for Finder

How To: install SVN plugin for Finder
Brajeshwar sent us a useful How To for those of you looking for a way to get SVN integration right in Finder. This is a good tutorial, including screenshots to help you along, so if you’re wanting to get “under the hood” of your Mac and intergrate SVN into Finder, now’s your chance: Do you Read more…