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Screen shot “how to” for iOS and Mac


Screen shots are a wonderful thing. You can take a screen shot of something that you don’t want to forget. Like Password info for a new account that you started, or a picture that you found on the web when the site won’t let you save it. You get the idea. The question is do […]

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Run Windows Applications on Mac


This is an application that my step father told me about over a year ago when I first switched to using a Mac. At that time I was thinking “I just switch to a Mac why would I want to still run Windows apps?” well something I didn’t realize is that even with the ever-growing […]

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Use your own handwriting as your Font


Ever type out a document and thought it would be great if it was in your own handwriting? well MyScriptFont.com has an interesting idea of using just that same concept. All that you need to do is fill out a template that can be downloaded from their site. Fill it out and scan it and […]

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Convert video files directly in OS X


3rd party software for converting video is no longer needed if you have upgraded to Lion. There are some limitations to this but if you only have the need to convert a video then this should work just fine. Under the settings drop down you can select from 480p, 720p, 1080, Audio only or Apple […]

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How to hide and Un-hide Hidden files in Finder for Mac


There may come a time when you need to show the hidden files in Finder. This is something that you may not have to do very often but when you do don’t forget to hide the files again. This is also nothing new if you have used a Mac for a while but it’s one […]

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What you really need to know when adding a SSD to your Macbook Pro!


By installing a SSD to your Mac you will be gaining a fast booting and snappier app running beast. It is very nice to have a system that runs so fast. If you want to add a SSD to your Mac you just can’t install the drive and away you go. There are a number […]

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How to Uninstall Apps on Lion 10.7


If you have an installed app and you no longer need or want it on your Mac there are two ways to un-install these on Lion. The first is the easier way and only pertains to apps that were purchased or installed from the Mac app store and is the same method if you were […]

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Recover your stolen Mac with Hidden


  So you may have heard of “find my iPhone” from Apple. Which via google maps will find your iPhone to help recover that lost or stolen device. Well there is a similar app for Mac that helps do the same thing. This app is great I have been running it on my Mac for […]

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Steve Jobs, a memorial


Today we all mark as one of the saddest days in technological history. We all lost an innovative icon at 56, that changed the history of computers and lives of people across the world. I have included this Tribute to Steve from our President. I feel that he said it best. President Barack Obama: Michelle […]

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Lion Wi-Fi Diagnostics tool


Free stuff is always nice! But this isn’t just free it’s included in Lion. You not only can monitor your Mac’s wifi but also your wifi network. Check out what Macworld had to say and how to get it. Or here is an excerpt from their post. “Wi-Fi Diagnostics is tucked away in the /System/Library/CoreServices […]

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How to build your own USB installer for Mac (Lion)


  If you’ve ever wanted an easier way to build a USB flash drive installer without having to do a completely fresh install. Follow this tutorial from TUAW.

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Lion tweaks


An easy to use UI to turn on or off certain features in lion. If your not comfortable using the command line this is a nice alternative to quickly adjust your user experience. My favorite is the tweak to change the iCal theme from leather to chrome! Check out the write up at 9to5 Mac…

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How to create a Lion OSX recovery/installation external drive


If you dot have a good Internet connection and need to recover your drive you can use this tool from Apple to make a recovery drive.

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