We show you how you can make a quick access application shortcut that will remind you a bit of the start menu in windows. Quick access to all of your applications.
This week we start to take a look at some the new features of Mavericks. We take a look at iBooks which is new for the Mac.
This week we show you how to set the default application for a file type. We also show you how you can open a file with a different program.
Do you know what all you can do with spotlight search? This week we show you some of the power behind Spotlight Search.
This week Mike shows you a cool program that allows you to make adjustments to your webcam. You can adjust the brightness, contrast, color, saturation and so much more with this neat little program.
Did you know you can talk to your computer and it will dictate your words into whatever application you have open? This week Mike shows you how to enable and use it.
This week we take a walk through the Mac App store and show you how to navigate the store and find apps.
In this episode of Mac Minute we show how easy it is to install updates to your software and system on a Mac using the built in Mac App Store.
If you came from a PC you may look in the Apple Mail program and say "there are no contacts". But there are contacts, however in a Mac, Apple has made the decision to create separate programs for Mail, Contacts and Calendar.
In this episode we do a quick walk through the Contacts application.
Last week we showed you how to setup mail and probably by now you have found your way around, but this week we are going to walk through the basics on how to get around in mail.
In this episode of Mac Minute we walk through setting up mail on your Mac.
With Mountain Lion Apple has added Notification Center to OSX. It works and looks very similar to what you are probably already used to on your smart phone. If you have an iPhone or iPad then you are very familiar already because it works almost exactly the same except you do not swipe from the top down, there is a button on the menu bar.
If you are an Android user then you understand the concept of notification center, just not the features.
In this episode we show you where Notification Center is and how to set it up.
Did you know that with the Mac you can do full screen apps? If you have used an iPhone or iPad then you already are used to using full screen apps. Even with most Android phones and tablets you are using apps in full screen.
We are not talking about maximized windows. They have been around since the 90's.
In this episode of Mac Minute we show you how to use full screen apps on the Mac.
That is gestures and jesters..... On OSX Apple has added gestures. Once you learn them they can really make things work smooth when using a Mac.
In this episode we describe and show some of the gestures that are available on a Mac.
If you have been using a Mac since Lion then in Mountain Lion you noticed some things are missing in the file menu in particular. If you are new to a Mac with Mountain Lion then you probably just think some things were forgotten.
In Mountain Lion, for some reason Apple started hiding some options like "Save As" unless you are holding down the Option key.
We demonstrate the hidden options in this episode of Mac Minute.
Last episode we showed you how to move the dock and do some other cool things with it. This week we are going to show you even more things like adding and removing items as well as how you can create a quick application launcher like the Start menu in windows.
How much have you personalized the Dock on your Mac? Most people do not even know that you have lots of options when it comes to making adjustments to the Dock.
In this episode we show you how you can move it somewhere else, turn on easy to read indicators and more.