Some people will find the notification center in Mac useful while many others will find it useless. If you belong to the latter, here is an easy way to remove the notification center and reclaim back the small icon space in the system tray occupied by the Notification center icon.
Mac OS X tips & tricks
The dock in Mac can get messy very fast if you minimize a lot of windows at the same time. Here is a simple trick to quickly reduce dock clutter.
While you can transfer files from PC to PC using a USB drive, it can be a troublesome task to plug in and remove the thumb drive again and again. Any Send makes it easier by allowing you to send files over the WiFi network.
If you have several Skype accounts and wish to connect to them all at the same time, you will be frustrated at the limitation of the Skype client. Here is the workaround for you to run multiple Skype accounts in various OS.
There are times when you need to synchronize several folders in your computer, such as syncing several folders to the Dropbox folder. Synkron is a cross-platform compatible application that allows you to synchronize files and folders in your computer. It works in Windows, Mac and Linux and it can help you keep your files and folders updated.
In Linux, you can hide a file by adding a “.” to the beginning of the filename. In Mac, you can use the chflags command to hide files or folders.
If you are a Mac user, you will know that it doesn’t allows you to permanently delete files from the context menu. Wouldn’t it be great if you can add a “Delete” option in the context menu so you can quickly and easily delete the file/folder?
While there are lots of applications that allow you to create self-extracting archive, here is how you can do it with the native tool that come in your OS.
If you’re one of those who uses iTunes to listen to music, you may be looking for easier ways to control it while doing other things on your Mac. We’ll take a look at 6 Mac apps that allow you to control iTunes from the menu bar.
Are you tired of limitations and restrictions that are included with most cloud sharing services and email services? With Minbox, you can send files of any size and type fast – often within seconds.
One of the restriction with cloud storage services is that you are confined to a single folder where have to place your files for them to be synced to the cloud. MacDropAny is a simple app for Mac that lets you easily sync any folder on your Mac with your favorite cloud storage.
While taking the screenshot, what if you have selected a region at a corner of the screen, only to discover that the region you want is at the other corner of the screen? Here is a neat trick that allows you to move the selected region to another part of the screen.
If there are multiple users on your Mac, you can easily make a folder private in Mac OS X with this simple trick.
While there are tons of applications that you can use to batch resize images, nothing beats the command line to get things done quickly and efficiently. In Mac, you can easily batch resize images with this command.
If you are not residing in the USA, you will not be able to access sites like Hulu, Netflix, Pandora and etc. Tunlr is a useful service that you can use to access Hulu, Netflix and many more sites from outside of USA, for free.
BitTorrent makes use of a distributed technology to download bits of a file from different sources and combine them together at the end point. This results in faster downloading without adding burden to any server. Wouldn’t it be great if you can use the same technology to sync files across multiple devices?
In this tutorial, we will show you how to activate the web server in Mountain Lion, as well as setting up PHP, MySQL and PhpMyAdmin. At the end of this tutorial, you will have a MAMP (Mac, Apache, MySQL, Php) server running on your Mac.
Do you have an issue with the trackpad in Mac misbehaving while you were typing? If you are using an external mouse, here is a quick way to disable Mac trackpad when it detects a connected mouse.