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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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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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Copy iTunes music between libraries-Mac or PC

If you have ever wanted to get a copy of an album or track from another iTunes library, you can do it quickly and easily. There are other ways to export or transfer your entire library but I will be specifically dealing with Albums and tracks. For the sake of  this tutorial I will take […]

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How to Share Apps, Books and Music between all of your idevices

This is an easy way to get your content on multiple devices with out syncing to iTunes. This feature was added on firmware update 4.3.3. If you have made a purchase of Music, books or even Apps from the app Store you can download those items between all or any of your iDevices. For example, if […]

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Make your own ringtones in iTunes for FREE

Why pay .99 to $1.29 for a ringtone when you can make it for free! Here is how to make either a ringtone or an alert tone (iOS 5 only) from a song that’s already in your iTunes library for your idevice. They both are made the same way and the only difference is the […]

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Connect your iDevice with an HP photosmart printer

Setting up your HP printer doesn’t have to be a challenge. With just a few steps and a little patience you can be up and running sooner that you think. The model I will directly be dealing with here will be the D110 and is a wireless networked printer. This is the lower line model […]

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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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How to add missing iTunes album art

If you don’t stay on top of organizing your library you can get it back on track with the help of a couple of sites and some dedicated time. If your library is just a complete mess you can use a program called rinse. It’s free download and comes with a free trial. This program […]

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How to install a SSD in a MacBook Pro

Here is some very good info from MacLife on how to install a SSD. The replies at the bottom give some more great info as well. Always make sure you back up or clone your drive before doing anything like this. Male sure your data and files are preserved.

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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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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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