About Colin Scattergood

Frankly, Colin is a big geek about the things in which he's interested. From tech to science to the business behind it all...When Colin get's in to something, he really get's in to it. Mac's and Android phones are his forte, but you name it and he probably uses it. He's an avid pilot and is also deeply interested in the industries that encompass his technical and well, sort of nerdy hobbies. He is open to any and all communication, so feel free to shoot him an email with comments, questions, suggestions or corrections at any time! Visit him at ColinScattergood.com or ItsTechKnowledgy.com.

Articles by Colin Scattergood

Zazzle Custom iPad Case Review

Zazzle Custom iPad Case Review

There are seemingly infinite possible ways to protect your iPad while on the go. Whether you like the Apple style case or a standard sleeve, they’ve both got one thing in common: they’re pretty boring! This is where Zazzle.com comes in.  Zazzle.com gives its users the ability to create custom version of almost anything! From t-shirts to […]

How to install iOS 4.2 on The iPad and Use It to The Fullest

How to install iOS 4.2 on The iPad and Use It to The Fullest

iOS 4.2 for iPad is finally here, after much awaiting by most iPad owners. But you may be wondering, how do I install it, and what’s different? Well fear not my techie friends, as MakeTechEasier is here to walk you through the process! While installation is simple, its not blatantly obvious how to use some […]

How To Customize Your Mac’s Menu Bar Using XMenu

How To Customize Your Mac’s Menu Bar Using XMenu

DEVONtechnologies has become a household name for many Mac users, and for good reason. They’ve been responsible some fantastic software for Macs, including DEVONthink and DEVONnote, which are paid apps, but are extremely popular. More importantly though, DEVON also has also made a handful of really great open source software as well. These include apps that give you the ability to […]

How to Install Ubuntu Maverick On Your Mac Virtualbox

How to Install Ubuntu Maverick On Your Mac Virtualbox

Ubuntu is all the rage lately in the tech world. While Linux has been largely an operating system for hobbyists and geeks, its popularity is growing with every new release of Ubuntu. From its simple installation to its touch screen friendliness and built in social networking features, Ubuntu is more viable an option today than […]

How To: Make Your Own Ringtones in GarageBand in Mac OS X

How To: Make Your Own Ringtones in GarageBand in Mac OS X

Phones today come with many options for ringtones, but pretty many of them are generally either boring, or something you wouldn’t really want to use as your ringtone. While there are tons of apps and websites out there that let you download other generic ringtones or purchase songs to use as ringtones, these aren’t good options […]

How to Create And Edit Movies Using A Green Screen in iMovie’09

How to Create And Edit Movies Using A Green Screen in iMovie’09

I bet you have seen weather forecasts in the TV. Most of the times, the presenter is standing beside a large map, and the map/weather changes as he/she speaks about the weather condition in different regions. If you are wondering how the animation is done, it is achieved with a green screen (or blue screen/chroma […]

How To Clean Up Your Mac’s Hard Drive

How To Clean Up Your Mac’s Hard Drive

Is your Mac running out of space? Is it just slowing down, and you feel that getting rid of some of the extra stuff you don’t use might speed things up a bit. Well you might be right, but there’s only one way to know for sure, and that’s cleaning up your hard drive and […]

Sparrow Access Your Gmail Account On Desktop [Mac]

Sparrow Access Your Gmail Account On Desktop [Mac]

Sparrow for Gmail bills itself as “The New Mail for Mac” and it is obvious why. OS X’s Mail app is a very basic, barebones email application that gets the job done quickly and relatively painlessly. Sparrow is very similar in that regard. Where it ends though, is email integration outside of Gmail, as Gmail is […]

5 Great Safari Extensions

5 Great Safari Extensions

One of the biggest enhancements in Safari 5 was the addition of extensions. Many browsers already had the capability, but never Safari. With an API for open development, tons of cool extensions have cropped up that can make your browsing experience far richer, and way more efficient. From social networking to sports, here are 5 Safari […]