One of the coolest widgets on the Mac dashboard is the Web Clip widget. With this widget, you can clip any part of a Web page in Safari via the “open in dashboard” option. This is a great way to monitor changes to any Web page(s) that you choose; whenever the page changes/updates, so will your widget.
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Are you looking for an easy way to share your screen with one or more people? Screenleap is sure to come in handy as it lets you share your screen instantly from within your Gmail or Google Apps email account.
Do you have a lot of documents in your Google Docs account, or maybe a lot of images in your Picasa account? If you do, you may find it convenient to be able to search through them all on your Mac via Spotlight. If you’re already using Spotlight to find files, applications, documents, events, and more on your Mac, doesn’t it make sense to use Spotlight to search through your cloud data as well?
When you are browsing the Web or reading on a social networking site like Facebook or Google+, it will be great if you can preview links before you click. Here is one neat way you can preview the link before you click on Google Chrome.
Are you bored with your Mac’s default lock screen? Are you looking for a quick way to customize it? I often wish that the Mac lock screen was just as customizable a Windows 8, and thanks to Lock Screen Plus, it comes pretty close!
How often do you use the Windows 8 taskbar thumbnails? If you use them regularly, you may not be 100% happy with the way they look; you may want to tweak their size, margins, spacing, etc. If this sounds like you, I’m going to show you how to do all that to your Windows 8 taskbar thumbnails in a matter of minutes.
There’s a misconception going around that Mac computers do not receive viruses, but that’s actually quite the contrary. It’s better to be safe than sorry, and you really have nothing to lose by peforming a daily or weekly scan of your computer. Here are 5 free antivirus applications to get you started.
Do you have two different computers that you want to use at the same time via the same mouse and keyboard? Adding on to that, the two computers are running different operating systems. How can you make use of one set of keyboard and mouse and control both computers? Here’s the fix.
Do you know the health status of your Macbook’s battery? Sure, you know the current charge and how long until you need to charge it again, but do you know its age, temperature, power usage, etc? Knowing this type of information can be very beneficial and can help you to extend the lifetime of your battery. Here’s how to find out these information.
Are you annoyed with the limitations of the Windows 8 start screen? Although there are twenty backgrounds, in my opinion they’re all pretty unimaginative. Here is a way to liven up your start screen in a matter of minutes.
Have you ever wanted to block a website from Google search results? Maybe the website/domain contained spam or malware, or maybe you just weren’t fond of it. Today I’m going to show you how to block a website in Google Chrome.
Are you looking for an easy way to check the color of the Sign In screen in Windows 8, without having to edit the registry? There’s nothing wrong with using the registry tweaking methods, but not everyone is comfortable doing that. Here is one quick and easy way to change the color of the Sign In screen with a simple click.
Being able to automatically change the desktop wallpaper on your Mac each day is nothing new. However, having a large collection of high-quality wallpapers to choose from, and being able to stream them directly from a website, is new. Here is how you can get your Mac to fetch beautiful wallpapers online and set it on your screen on regular interval.
Do you use a monitor for your Mac network connections? Even though some people may feel that it’s not important, a network monitor can really come in handy – especially a free one like Private Eye.
Are there times or situations when you find it hard to control your Mac? Wouldn’t it be easier if you could control your Mac, such as opening iTunes, just by clapping your hands? Well luckily you can with iClapper.
Twitter allows you to save up to 25 saved searches to your account, but you may have a hard time finding the “remove saved search” option. It’s not difficult to do, it’s just kind of hidden away where many users may not look. Here’s what to do.
KeyRocket is a Windows application that teaches you shortcuts. KeyRocket learns how you work and will show you keyboard shortcuts for actions that you perform regularly with your mouse. Once you’ve learned a shortcut, KeyRocket will stop recommendations for that actions. Check it out.
Do you have trouble remembering all of the keyboard shortcuts available for each app on your Mac? If you’re like me, you only memorize the keyboard shortcuts that you use most. Here’s a cool trick that will teach you the matching shortcut for any actions that you perform with your trackpad and mouse.
Google+ has a new feature – communities. They’re much like groups on Facebook and can be public or private. Learn how to create your own communities now!
Eisenhower is a productivity app for iOS that helps to prioritize & get things done quickly. It also helps you to focus, schedule, and delegate tasks. Check it out!