To register a new Apple device you need an Apple ID. You can register for a new ID on your iPhone when you first start it up, but I find it much easier to create an Apple ID from the Apple website. If you are on an overseas holiday be careful about using your temporary…
By default OS X requires you to type in a password and login each time you restart your computer. If your computer is in a secure location, for example your office, you may want to set up OS X to log in automatically for you. Here is how to do this.
Someone recently handed me some photos on an SD card. Importing them was easy – the macbook has an SD card port that I had not even noticed before. I could plug the SD-card straight in!
Apple have a fantastic piece of software called ‘find my mac’ which can locate your laptop anywhere. But it needs to be tuned on… and once your computer is lost or stolen – it’s too late! Here’s how to turn on ‘find my mac’ before you lose it!
Here’s how to sell something on ebay from your mac. It’s all fairly simple. The only real trick is how to easily get your photos from iPhoto into ebay. Here’s how.
With Mountain Lion (OSX 10.8) Apple have made it even simpler to join two pdf files together – you just need to drag any pdf file into the thumbnail window of an existing pdf file and the two will be merged together!Â
How to copy fonts between Mac computers eg to make the fonts available to Keynote on your laptop.
“I’m getting heaps of spam, ever since I put my email address on my webpage. Is there a way to stop it?”
How to make a zip file to email to someone.
The easiest way to connect a printer to a mac is to use the USB cable to plug the printer into the computer. For most printers, that’s all you have to do.
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Did you know that more free space your Hard Drive has the faster it will operate? Here’s how to see how full your macintosh computer hard disk is and what to do about it.
It’s very easy to find out how much memory your mac has – just go to the apple menu (top left of your screen) and select About this Mac.
Intro to python programming on the mac.
I’m not sure how long this has been available, but I just noticed that if you go to ‘order prints’ in iphoto it now works in Australia.Â You can even order calendars, hardcover books, and cards from within iphoto.
This will backup your entire remote server to your local Macintosh computer using rsync. It uses the command line so it’s not for beginners.