Items Tagged with Mac OS X
#54 / 2013-05-16 08:00:00 / 5:35 min.
TextExpander helps you communicate better and most importantly, catches and corrects common spelling mistakes AND typing errors.
#41 / 2013-02-08 15:00:00 / 7:32 min.
Get rid of that keyboard once and for all, at least for some tasks! Dictation software has come a long way in a short time on your Mac, iPhone and iPad.
#39 / 2013-01-24 08:00:00 / 9:27 min.
There are several ways to keep multiple Google accounts active at the same time.
#23 / 2012-12-06 07:00:00 / 4:06 min.
Clipboard Managers allow you to keep multiple clippings at your fingertips for pasting into documents, this is a short tutorial showing how to use Clyppan.
#283 / 2011-08-08 17:00:00 / 28:04 min.
Apple has come a long way with its flagship
operating system. Since launching its tenth version in 2001
Mac OShas seen many iterations. But none have been as significant and innovative as Lion, the 7th iteration of OS X.
#119 / 2011-03-01 17:00:00 / 2:49 min.
Cheryl Poirier picks her top ten Mac downloads of 2010 from among the numerous products she looked at in a full calendar year's worth of shows. She finishes the countdown with numbers one through five of the best Mac software of 2010.
#118 / 2011-02-22 17:00:00 / 4:00 min.
Cheryl Poirier picks her top ten Mac downloads of 2010 from among the numerous products she looked at in a full calendar year's worth of shows. She begins the countdown with numbers 10 through six of her faves for 2010. Tune in next week to see her top five Mac downloads for the year.
#114 / 2011-01-25 17:00:00 / 3:04 min.
Mac OS X keeps a few of your most commonly accessed items neat, clean and organized in the Dock. Add too many things to the Dock though, and you've got a Start Menu-like mess on your hands. For those of us who want to mess with the program and keep shortcuts to loads of our apps, documents, folders and URLs handy without Dock Overload Syndrome (DOS), DragThing is the thing.
#113 / 2011-01-18 17:00:00 / 2:47 min.
Cheryl finds CamTwist, a free Mac program that lets you turn your web cam output into just about anything you can imagine. Make it snow, trap yourself in a 3D box, mirror the image, squeeze, pinch, fisheye... even bullet-time and other movie effects are present and accounted for.
#112 / 2010-12-21 17:00:00 / 3:07 min.
Like a helpful robot pal who'll do the heavy lifting for you behind the scenes, Action(s) automates computer tasks like mass emails, resizing pictures, folder actions, Internet actions and many more. In short, like Mac OS X's Automator, Action(s) is your friendly bot helper whose goal in life is to take over from the drudgery of repetitive computer actions so you can do the interesting and important stuff instead. It's Windows and Mac compatible too.
#249 / 2010-11-22 17:00:00 / 20:37 min.
It's been nearly a year since long-term Windows diehard Andy Walker made the leap into the world of Mac - but how is he feeling about it a year later? What have the advantages been...and what does he still not like about the world of Mac?
#175 / 2010-11-17 12:00:00 / 3:45 min.
The 11-inch MacBook Air is the first MacBook that could actually fit into the defacto definition for a netbook... if not for the $1,000 price tag. Like netbooks, the MacBook Air could be used as your primary computer... provided your use isn't going to be overly taxing.
#146 / 2010-08-13 12:00:00 / 4:11 min.
How magic can a trackpad really be? We set about finding out in our
video review of the Magic Trackpad. We're fans of the one-button trackpad surfaces on the current generation MacBook Pro laptops. Sure, it takes a little getting used to but once the initial learning (or perhaps it's an un-learning curve) is overcome, it's an ideal way to navigate and interact. Now, the same trackpad technology is available to Mac tower users, with 80 per cent more surface area than the MacBook Pro's pad.
#36 / 2010-06-17 17:00:00 / 4:38 min.
You probably have gigs and gigs of music sitting in iTunes, ready to play at a whim. However, anyone stopping by your desk at work can immediately see that you're listening to your music instead of focusing on the task at hand. Fear thee not. Lucas offers up details on CoverSutra, an unobtrusive iTunes pimp that'll optimize your iTunes experience.
#226 / 2010-06-14 17:00:00 / 24:44 min.
Andy and Sean answer questions from the students of Trenton High School's computer science department, live in studio!
#225 / 2010-06-07 17:00:00 / 22:15 min.
Sean and Andy take a look at some more advanced tips for those switching to the Mac from the Windows World, including setting up a second mouse button, the Disk Utility, and Spaces/Expose.
#34 / 2010-06-03 17:00:00 / 4:10 min.
A messy desktop is the bane of pimps everywhere. Seriously, just ask Iceberg Slim or Don "Magic" Juan. They'll tell you that a cluttered desktop is a sign of a cluttered mind. Lucas demonstrates the digital equivalent of stuffing all the junk on your desk into a drawer to give the illusion of cleanliness. One way requires some Terminal bashing, the other uses free software to clear the clutter.
There a great app out there for iPhone users who want to integrate their
iPhone with their desktop. The
myPhoneDesktop app for iPhoneallows you to easily
send text, images and URLsto your iPhone from your computer so you can
save timetyping on your iPhone. You can also use it from any computer running Windows, Linux or Mac OS X.
iPhone photo-sharing app Instagram was recently the big buzz when Facebook bought it for one billion dollars.
Blogger for Android is a great app for those who use the Blogger service to blog and want to be able to make posts on the go.
Android apps on PlayBook, rooting your Android phone and Acer entering the tablet fray with the Iconia A500
Android apps on PlayBook explained; what they do, what they don't. An always up to date means to root just about any Android phone and Acer entering the tablet fray with the $450 Iconia A500
On this week's show, BlackBerry figures if you can't beat 'em, join 'em. More Nexus Prime shenanigans and freemium games by the numbers. Also, Kate Abraham brings us her review of Aquapets for Android.
This Week: Part two - Five more great iPhone productivity apps for iPhone rounding out the top 10