Posts tagged OS X

OS X Yosemite hidden features

This article on the Amsys UK website goes over many features of OS X Yosemite.   Continue reading »

Cocktail 8.0 (Yosemite Edition)

Ekero, Sweden – Maintain has announced the immediate availability of Cocktail 8.0 (Yosemite Edition), a new edition of Cocktail that is fully compatible with OS X Yosemite 10.10. Cocktail is a general purpose utility for OS X that lets you clean, repair and optimize your Mac. Continue reading »

First 10 Apps to Install on Your Mac

Glenn Fleishman, another Take Control author has this article on Macworld.com.  Not sure that I agree 100%, but these are certainly worth considering.  Continue reading »

Typinator 6.4

 Perg, Austria – Ergonis Software has announced the release of Typinator 6.4, a new version of their popular text expander. Typinator is a powerful, yet elegantly simple solution that boosts your productivity by automating the process of inserting frequently used text and auto-correcting typing errors. Across all applications, it detects specific sequences of typed characters and automatically replaces them with text snippets, graphics, URLs, dates and special characters.   Continue reading »

Free Label Templates for Pages

MADE IN AMERICA  Peekskill, New York – Worldlabel.com Inc. has released a large collection of free label templates for download for the word processor Pages which works on Apple Mac computers. The collection includes: address, shipping, CD, DVD, mailing and other types of labels and sizes. Making your own labels with Pages using these blank templates is easy and the set up time is quick.  Continue reading »

AppDelete 4.1.5 – Uninstall Anything

MADE IN AMERICA Anaheim, California – Independent software developer Reggie Ashworth has announce the release of AppDelete 4.1.5, an update to his very popular application deletion utility for Mac OS X. With a simple Drag & Drop, AppDelete will uninstall anything along with all of the associated items. Mac users will no longer have to hunt through their system to find and delete these items manually.  Continue reading »

4 Simple Tips to Fix the Family Macs

This article from December 2013 on OS X Daily web site gives four tips that can make a big difference and is still valid.

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The many superpowers of Apple’s Preview app

This article on Macworld.com is part one and is written by my friend Lesa Snider. She has authored a number of Missing Manual books on graphic applications for the Mac.   She show that Preview truly does have superpowers.  Many of which don’t get used very often.    Continue reading »

Top Mac Apps of 2014 per Apple

According to LaptopMag.com blog, Apple has announced the top Macintosh apps of 2014.  (I can’t seem to find Apple‘s press release., but nevertheless, the list is pretty good.)  Continue reading »

Free Set of Greeting Cards

Graphic Node, a graphic design company that specializes in creating themes, templates, and illustrations for OS X, has released a special free holiday application of greeting cards, aptly named Greeting Cards. It contains 22 warm and stylish templates for Pages created by Graphic Node’s team of professional designers.   Continue reading »

Five fixes for OS X Yosemite

This article from the TidBITS folks gives some good advice.   Continue reading »

Pimp Your Mac’s Menu Bar

This article on MakeUseOf by Justin Pot, is a great list of apps you can add to your menu bar.  If your menubar is anything like this mine, this list could add to it or add to your ability to control the clutter.   Continue reading »

SecuritySpy 3.4.3

 Bensoftware has announced the release of SecuritySpy 3.4.3, an update to their multi-camera video surveillance software for the Mac. With features such as motion detection, flexible video/audio capture, and remote monitoring and configuration, SecuritySpy is designed for demanding video surveillance applications. New features in this version include improved motion detection, better network performance and support for more IP cameras.   Continue reading »

Macgamestore.com Sale

Hutto, Texas – Macgamestore.com today is pleased to announce its yearly Thanksgiving Sale 2014 with savings of up to 90% off on hundreds of Macintosh games.

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Quickertek Inc. released 802.11ac drivers for Yosemite

MADE IN AMERICA Wichita, Kansas – QuickerTek, a developer of mobile power and wireless networking for Apple computers, has posted updated software for its AcNano and AcQuicky USB Wifi devices for older Apple MacBooks to take advantage of the latest wireless technology. A simple USB device produced by this company allows older Mac’s to have the same quicker 802.11ac networking which is built into the latest Mac‘s Continue reading »