About Katie Gatto

Katie Gatto is a technology writer with seven years of experience, and a native Mac user. She has previously written for Apple related site such as Appletell and Mac Apper.

Articles by Katie Gatto

How To Downgrade From OS X Lion to Snow Leopard

How To Downgrade From OS X Lion to Snow Leopard

When you upgrade your Snow Leopard to Lion, you were probably expecting to find an experience that was better, not worse. Gestures that made your computing experience more seamless and not more fragmented. Apparently, this is not the case for some of you. There were a lot of hardware issue and software incompatibility. It get […]

How To Fix a Mac That is Stuck Asleep

How To Fix a Mac That is Stuck Asleep

Putting your Mac to sleep is an effective way to manage your power consumption without having to do a lot of turning off and on again, and for most Macs, this process goes off without a hitch. Some users who have installed the Lion OS have been reporting problems with the system waking up after […]

How to Change Your Apple ID and Password

How to Change Your Apple ID and Password

Is your Apple ID tied to an email address that you don’t really use anymore? Is it getting harder to remember it when you want to sign into your iTunes, or your other Mac services? If, like a growing number of users, you signed up for your Apple ID using a student mailbox from your […]

How to Use Mail Rules to Manage Your Incoming Emails [Mac]

How to Use Mail Rules to Manage Your Incoming Emails [Mac]

Have you been in a situation where you always receive emails that you don’t want to receive? Even with the help of a good spam filter – you know, the kind that filters out the messages for natural male enhancement or claiming that you have won the Spanish National Lottery, there are still many other […]

How to Prepare Your Mac For OS X Lion

How to Prepare Your Mac For OS X Lion

Apples newest operating system, OS X Lion is expected to come some time in July. Just to tantalize us, Apple has not released a specific date, and that means that you should be ready to go at any time if you want to be the first one in your social circle to have the new […]

How To Back Up Your Google Docs

How To Back Up Your Google Docs

Cloud storage is a good thing, since it allows you to store a great deal of data without taking up all of your system’s storage space. It also allows you to share your files with your co-workers, or your friends, without having to send out mass emails or break up larger files into multiple parts. […]

How to Add Extra Docks In Your Mac (Snow Leopard Only)

How to Add Extra Docks In Your Mac (Snow Leopard Only)

The dock is a great way to store the programs that you use all of the time and do not want to dive into the applications folder in order to find it each time you want to use it. Of course, if you have a wide variety of programs that you use on a regular […]

How to Easily Record Voice Memos on Mac

How to Easily Record Voice Memos on Mac

We all have ideas that come to us in the spur of the moment and then they are gone. If you want to keep them, you could write it down, but then, you either have to go through the annoyance of getting out a pen and paper to write it down, or you will have […]

How to Manually Update Your Mac’s Virus Definitions

How to Manually Update Your Mac’s Virus Definitions

Even though the virus and malware attack on Mac is significantly lesser than its PC counterpart, that doesn’t mean you should be down on your guard. The recent Mac Defender issue has caused many people to panic and Apple has to respond with a security update to patch the loophole. Even then, that doesn’t mean […]

How to Install Mac OS X Snow Leopard in VirtualBox

How to Install Mac OS X Snow Leopard in VirtualBox

If you need to test a software on Mac OSX, and it is not justifiable for you to get a new Macbook, a good way is to install the Mac OSX as a virtual machine in your Windows (or Linux) based PC. Both the two popular virtual machine software – Virtualbox and VMware, support Mac […]

How To Create A Screensaver Using Your Flickr Photos [Mac]

How To Create A Screensaver Using Your Flickr Photos [Mac]

Most of the people who use the photo sharing service Flickr are fairly proud of the collection of images that they have created. After all, the images on your Flickr profile could represent five years of photographing the national parks of our nation, copies of your digital art projects, or it could simply hold beloved […]

How to Take A Remote Screenshots on Your Mac

How to Take A Remote Screenshots on Your Mac

There are a lot of reasons why you might want to be able to make a remote screenshot of your Mac. Maybe, you let your children use your computer while you are away at work and you want to know what websites they are surfing. Maybe, you have a small business and you want to […]

How to Make A Website in Word For Mac

How to Make A Website in Word For Mac

There are a lot of basic HTML editors out there for your Mac. Many of them can even be downloaded and used for an indefinite span of time at no cost to you at all. No one is going to deny that fact. The real question is, do you actually need to download one of them at […]

How to Make A (sort of) Song Template in GarageBand

How to Make A (sort of) Song Template in GarageBand

At the first look at this title, you may be wondering why anyone would want to make a song template in GarageBand. A song template can help you to save time and make your song writing and recording much simpler. A song template can help you to manage your preferences across multiple songs. No more […]

How to Convert Midi File Instruments in Garageband

How to Convert Midi File Instruments in Garageband

The Midi file format may not be what you find in your iTunes library, but it has a long history in the world of digital sound. The Midi file format has been important in the world of computer music since the 1980’s. While you may think of the Midi file format as being antiquated format, […]

How to Clean The Cookies from Safari

How to Clean The Cookies from Safari

The longer you use your computer (be it running Windows, Mac OS X or Linux), the more crap you have in it, and the slower it become. If you browse the web very often, the cookies that stored in the browser can quickly form the bulk of the “crap” that contribute to the slow performance […]

How to Convert Mac .Pages Format Into .Jpeg

How to Convert Mac .Pages Format Into .Jpeg

Let’s be honest. While there are a seemingly ever-increasing number of Mac users in the world, we still have to play well with the Windows users of the world. We may be proud of the platform we are using, like iWork, iTunes, etc, but there are always problems when we attempt to share files with […]