Mac App Store Tips

Mac App Store Tips

Troubleshooting the Mac App Store If an app purchased on one Mac does not open after being copied to another Mac On the other Mac (where the app was copied, not purchased): Delete the app that will not open. Open the Mac App Store. Ensure that you are logged in to the Mac App Store(…)

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Share files, folders, and other services

Share files, folders, and other services

You can set up your Mac to share files, folders, and other services with users on your network. You can also share your screen, or share a printer connected to your Mac. Use the information on this page to help you choose which services to share, and whom to share with. DVD or CD sharing(…)

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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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Terminal Tips

Terminal Tips

The first thing to know about the Terminal is how to launch it, which you do by 
going to\Applications\Utilities\Terminal. Also, you’re no longer in graphical user-interface land: Most of what you’ll do in the Terminal is enter specific text strings, then press Return to execute them. When you see generic references like name-of-file or path-to-file(…)

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SEO for HTTP and HTTPs

Yet, there’s virtually no information anywhere that helps understand the potential challenges for HTTP/HTTPS optimization. Based on my observations and technical knowledge, here’s the top things to watch out for when you are optimizing HTTP/HTTPs – and resolutions for each. 1. Duplicate Content and Canonicalization Because the protocols (http/https) are different, they are considered two(…)

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What is HTTPS?

What is HTTPS?

Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is a protocol used in networking. When you type any web address in your web browser, your browser acts as a client, and the computer having the requested information acts as a server. When client requests for any information from the server, it uses HTTP protocol to do so. The server responds(…)

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Shortcuts

Shortcuts

Universal Shortcuts OS X has some shortcuts that stay the same no matter what app you’re using. Here are the ones that will help you do things a bit faster. 1. Close Windows and Quit Apps Command W will close a window and Command Q will quit it. In post-Lion (10.7+) operating systems, the app will remember its(…)

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Top Terminal Commands

Top Terminal Commands

Make Your Mac Speak say your-statement-here This command is self explanatory, you can trigger the native text-to-voice function by writing a word/sentence followed by ‘say’. Play Games As we almost always mention, OS X is Unix based and as such, has inherited numerous Unix legacies that have survived the migration to Mac. Emacs, a text(…)

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File Sharing

File Sharing

File Sharing allows your Mac to share files and folders with other Macs and PCs on your network.Notes Your file sharing settings may be overridden by your network router’s firewall, the firewalls on other computers, or the firewall in Mac OS X v10.5 or later. Before you begin, you might want to create all the user and group(…)

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How to install Safari 7

How to install Safari 7

Looking for Safari 7? Safari 7 is included with OS X Mavericks. To install Safari 7, download and install OS X Mavericks from the Mac App Store. To keep Safari up to date, use Software Update to install the latest version of Safari available for the version of OS X you’re using. If you need to reinstall(…)

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Top OS X Tips

Top OS X Tips

1. Control a Mac remotely   There are dozens of ways of controlling a Mac across the internet, which you might want to do to schedule a recording, start a download and so on. You could try LogMeIn, or share a desktop using Google Hangouts and Skype; you could try port forwarding the built-in VNC client(…)

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Siri Tips

Siri Tips

Ensure that your device is connected to the Internet Siri works by sending your requests to Apple servers. Because of this, Siri sends information such as your voice input, contacts, and location (if you have Location Services turned on) to Apple to process your requests. For Siri to work, your device must be connected to(…)

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Mac Browsers

Fake http://fakeapp.com/ This is a web browser from the developers behind Fluid. Fake is a new web browser that makes web automation simple. All you need is a simple dragging and dropping action onto a provided graphical workflow. For those who don’t know what web automation is, it is basically what you can call an(…)

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iPhoto

iPhoto

View in Mac App Store $14.99 Category: Photography Updated: Dec 11, 2013 Version: 9.5.1 Size: 1.15 GB Languages: English, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian Seller: Apple Inc. © 2013 Apple Inc. Compatibility: OS X 10.9 or later Description iPhoto lets you do(…)

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iMovie

iMovie

View in Mac App Store $14.99 Category: Video Updated: Jan 23, 2014 Version: 10.0.2 Size: 1.94 GB Languages: English, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian Seller: Apple Inc. © 1999-2001, 2003-2014 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. Compatibility: OS X 10.9.1 or later Description(…)

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GarageBand

GarageBand

View in Mac App Store Free Category: Music Updated: Nov 06, 2013 Version: 10.0.1 Size: 749 MB Languages: English, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian Seller: Apple Inc. © 2004-2013 Apple Inc. Compatibility: OS X 10.9 or later Description Rebuilt from the ground(…)

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Pages

Pages

View in Mac App Store $19.99 Category: Productivity Updated: Jan 23, 2014 Version: 5.1 Size: 292 MB 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 Seller: Apple Inc. © 2005-2014 Apple Inc. Compatibility: OS X 10.9 or later(…)

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Numbers

Numbers

View in Mac App Store $19.99 Category: Productivity Updated: Jan 23, 2014 Version: 3.1 Size: 191 MB Languages: English, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese Seller: Apple Inc. © 2008-2014 Apple Inc. Compatibility: OS X 10.9 or later Description Create(…)

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Keynote

Keynote

View in Mac App Store $19.99 Category: Productivity Updated: Jan 23, 2014 Version: 6.1 Size: 446 MB Languages: English, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese Seller: Apple Inc. © 2003-2014 Apple Inc. Compatibility: OS X 10.9 or later Description Easily(…)

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Aperture

Aperture

View in Mac App Store $79.99 Category: Photography Updated: Nov 14, 2013 Version: 3.5.1 Size: 557 MB Languages: English, Chinese, French, German, Japanese Seller: Apple Inc. © 2013 Apple Inc. Compatibility: OS X 10.9 or later Description Aperture combines the control and speed pros want for demanding photo tasks with the easy learning curve iPhoto users need to step up to an(…)

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Final Cut Pro

Final Cut Pro

View in Mac App Store $299.99 Category: Video Updated: Jan 16, 2014 Version: 10.1.1 Size: 2.20 GB Languages: English, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Spanish Seller: Apple Inc. © 2011-2014 Compatibility: OS X 10.9 or later, 64-bit processor Description Completely redesigned from the ground up, Final Cut Pro adds extraordinary speed, quality, and flexibility to every part of the post-production workflow. Revolutionary Video Editing(…)

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