Posts tagged hints

Mac Yourself (Again!)

I have listed a number of Mac Hint and Tip sites over the years. This is one that I ‘Stumble’ on tonight. One of the great problems with using Stumble for looking for web sites is that you can spend a lot of time without good results, even if you enjoy it.
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50 OS X Yosemite Tips & Tricks

This article on the Mac|Life website is written by Michael Simon.  It is another of those great lists that I like so much.   Continue reading »

Find out about iOS 8

  Apple of course wants us to know all about iOS 8.  There number of ways to get the information.   Continue reading »

15 Secretly Hidden Features of Mac

  In another LIfehack article we have 15 features that they say are hidden from users.   Continue reading »

10 Mac OS X Productivity Hacks

  This article was posted on Lifehacks by Triss Husey.   Continue reading »

Change the default search engine on iOS and OS X

Since the first iPhone, the default search engine has been Google.  But it doesn’t have to be.  Continue reading »

18 ways you’re unknowingly killing your iPhone battery

This story on Stuff.tv by Elissa Loi talks about ways that you could be burning the battery on your iPhone ahead of time.  The battery is rated for up to 10 hours of life.  But many of us don’t get that.   Continue reading »

9 Things everyone should know how to do with a presentation app

This article by Macworld’s Franklin Tessler tells us how to do 9 things in each of the presentation programs for Office (Powerpoint), iWork (Keynote) and Google Docs (Slide).   Continue reading »

5 Tips for Better Passwords

Peter Cohen has written this article on iMore about how to provide better security though your passwords.   Continue reading »

Make Your iPhone’s Battery Last

Business Insider has this article by Lisa Eadicico and it covers several ideas on how to lengthen battery life on your iPhone.   Continue reading »

A Guide to OS X Mavericks from ComputerWorld

John Evans has produced this guide in two parts for ComputerWorld.  The first is called: “An A-Z guide to OS X Mavericks (A-M)”. The second part starts with N.   Continue reading »

5 most annoying parts of using a Mac and how to fix

This article by Alex Spencer on tutsplus.com is pretty interesting as I never thought of some of these items as being annoying. Or even necessary.

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12 Phone Tips & Tricks

This article on WalYou.com, by Jasmine Henry is actually titled: 12 iPhone Tips and Tricks as Recommended by Apple.

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10 Mac Preview Application Tricks

This is an older article (2008) on UsingMac.com. But these tricks are still useful.

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Top 10 Projects, Features, and Tips Every Mac User Should Try

This article on Lifehacker gives us some things to try that we may have never have thought to try.  There are 10 items that will make your life more interesting.      And probably will save you some time and effort as well. Continue reading »