Have you ever wanted to use your Mac’s trackpad for something other than navigating your Mac? Mac OS X has handwriting recognition built into it, so you’d think that you’d already be able to use the trackpad much like you would a tablet. Here is how you can turn your trackpad into a pen tablet.
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As technology continues to get smaller and increasingly mobile, many of us are stuck with CD and DVD collections that are growing less compatible with our new lifestyles. Here’s a guide to knock the dust off your stack of DVDs and CDs and turn them into a digital music library.
Have you ever wanted to sync your Mac’s clipboard contents with your iPhone, iPad or any iOS device, and vice versa? Here is an easy way to do so.
Do you use all or most of Google’s services on a regular basis? If so, I’m sure you’ll find a backup service like CloudPull extremely helpful. CloudPull is a Mac app that can back up your Google account to your Mac, which conveniently makes your information available for offline use and access.
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.
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?
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!
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.