Spotlight Tips

Spotlight Tips

Search with Spotlight Spotlight helps you quickly find anything on your Mac, including documents, emails, apps, songs, contacts, and more. It also provides Spotlight Suggestions from sources like Wikipedia, Bing, Maps, news, and iTunes so you can get more information right in Spotlight. Search results have rich, interactive previews so you can play song previews, get directions,(…)

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Finder Tips

Finder Tips

Represented by the blue icon with the smiling face, the Finder is the home base for your Mac. You use it to organize and access almost everything on your Mac, including documents, images, movies, and any other files you have. To open a Finder window, click the Finder icon in the Dock. To go to(…)

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Window Basics

Window Basics

Most of the information on your Mac is displayed in windows, including Finder windows and app windows. When you have multiple windows open, only one is active. When an app window is active, the menu bar contains the app’s name. Some windows that you open within apps, such as the Fonts window, always appear in front of(…)

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Desktop Tips

Desktop Tips

There are several ways to give your desktop—the background area of your screen—a custom look. Change your desktop picture In Desktop & Screen Saver preferences, you can change the picture that’s displayed on your desktop. Your Mac comes with dozens of desktop pictures to choose from, but you can also use your own pictures, or(…)

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OS X Yosemite

OS X Yosemite

View in Mac App Store Free Category: Utilities Released: 16 October 2014 Version: 10.10 Size: 5.16 GB Languages: English, Arabic, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese Developer: iTunes S.a.r.l. © 2014 Apple Inc. Compatibility: OS X 10.6.8 or later(…)

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Touch ID

Touch ID

Touch ID is a seamless way to use your fingerprint as a passcode. With just a touch of the Home button of the iPhone 5s, the Touch ID sensor quickly reads your fingerprint and automatically unlocks your phone. You can even use it to authorize purchases from the iTunes Store, App Store, and iBooks Store.(…)

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Personal Hotspot

Personal Hotspot

Personal Hotspot lets you connect your computers and devices to the Internet using the cellular data connection on your device. To use this feature, enable Personal Hotspot on your cellular data plan. Contact your carrier for information and pricing. Sharing your cellular data connection Use the following steps to set up Personal Hotspot: Tap Settings > Cellular:(…)

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Wireless Diagnostics

Wireless Diagnostics

Wireless Diagnostics can help you resolve wireless connectivity issues by analyzing the Wi-Fi network your Mac is connected to and providing solutions. Wireless Diagnostics is included with OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.4 and later. If you can connect to your Wi-Fi router, but are having issues with webpages loading, sending or receiving email, music or(…)

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Connecting to Wi-Fi

Connecting to Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that allows you to wirelessly connect to a local-area network. A Wi-Fi connection will allow you to browse the Internet, connect to the App Store and iTunes Store, and use many other features of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. There are multiple ways one can configure a Wi-Fi network; here(…)

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Watch

Watch

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Browser

Browser

Browser is a Browser. A browser with WebKit inside – thus there is no need to tell you about the browsing experience. There’s simply is no better way to surf the web. Give it a shot! It’s free. And yes, Feedback is appreciated. And yes, iOS companion is coming. Mac OS – Dropbox enabled » Learn more   

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Aurora

Aurora

Aurora is the rapid-fire release channel for the next iteration of the Firefox Web browser. The Aurora channel is where users can test the latest features and innovations. Users can expect an increase in polish from the raw, cutting edge features in the nightly builds. Aurora releases may not be as stable as beta or final(…)

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Sleipnir

Sleipnir

Design with purpose down to the last pixel The designer of Sleipnir 4 for Mac designed the Web browser from absolute scratch to make the Web for people a more personal and stress-free experience. As a result, we were able to place the number of advanced features such as the easy to view thumbnails that(…)

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Maxthon

Maxthon

View in Mac App Store Free Category: Utilities Updated: Aug 19, 2014 Version: 4.3.0 Size: 7.7 MB Languages: English, Basque, French, German, Italian, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Turkish, Vietnamese Seller: Maxthon Technology Limited Copyright © Maxthon Limited. All rights reserved. Frequent/Intense Mature/Suggestive Themes Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity Compatibility: OS X 10.8 or(…)

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DEVONagent Lite

DEVONagent Lite

View in Mac App Store Free Category: Utilities Updated: 22 July 2014 Version: 3.8.1 Size: 3.4 MB Languages: English, French, German Developer: DEVONtechnologies, LLC © 2011–2014 DEVONtechnologies, LLC Compatibility: OS X 10.6.8 or later Description DEVONagent Lite puts web search to where it belongs: next to Spotlight into your menu bar. Search all major and many specialized search engines and databases with(…)

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Tor

Tor

The Tor Browser lets you use Tor on Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux without needing to install any software. It can run off a USB flash drive, comes with a pre-configured web browser to protect your anonymity, and is self-contained.     Mac OS X Instructions Download the file, save it somewhere, then click on(…)

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OS X Yosemite News

OS X Yosemite News

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OS X Yosemite Quick Tips

OS X Yosemite Quick Tips

PDF signature No need for a paper and pen. You can now sign PDF forms using your Mac’s trackpad. Simply click the Sign button in Preview’s annotation toolbar and trace your signature on the pad with your finger. Spotlight Activating Spotlight with Command-Space now brings up a search box in the centre of your desktop.(…)

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EasyFind

EasyFind

View in Mac App Store Free Category: Utilities Updated: 16 May 2012 Version: 4.9 Size: 1.8 MB Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese Developer: DEVONtechnologies, LLC © 2001-2010 DEVONtechnologies, LLC Compatibility: OS X 10.6 or later Description Think Mac OS X’s Spotlight could use some help, especially when searching for text files? Download EasyFind, an alternative to (or supplement of) Spotlight and(…)

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Alfred

Alfred

View in Mac App Store Free Category: Productivity Updated: 01 May 2012 Version: 1.2 Size: 1.9 MB Language: English Developer: Running with Crayons Ltd © 2012 Running with Crayons Ltd Compatibility: OS X 10.6 or later Description Alfred is a keyboard-driven productivity application, helping you launch apps and search your local computer as well as the web with great speed. * Winner(…)

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Opera

Opera

View in Mac App Store Free Category: Productivity Updated: 12 April 2013 Version: 12.15 Size: 18.4 MB Languages: English, Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian Developer: Opera Software ASA © Opera Software ASA You must be at least 17 years old(…)

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Customizing the Mac OS X Dock

Customizing the Mac OS X Dock

Here are some handy Terminal tricks for making the Dock your own. Terminal All of these customization options rely on Terminal commands. Terminal is an application included in OS X that allows the user to, among other things, access and modify low-level settings in the operating system. Terminal can be found in Applications > Utilities. You(…)

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Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite

  Help shape OS X Yosemite. Sign up for the Beta Program. Join the OS X Beta Program and help make the next release of OS X the best yet. Install the latest pre-release software, try it out, and submit your feedback. The program is limited to the first one million people who sign up, so join today. Already an(…)

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Siri

Siri

The first thing you will notice when you tap and hold the Home button to launch Siri is the all new user interface. In iOS 7, Siri’s UI takes over the entire screen rather than sliding up from the bottom of the screen and just occupying just a portion of the screen. It displays “What(…)

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Multitasking

Multitasking

When you double press the Home button to access the multitasking tray/app switcher, you will be greeted with an all-new card-based interface quite similar to the tab switching interface in mobile Safari. It displays the preview of the app you are running along with the logo of the app. It’s a good decision to go(…)

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