To type the copyright symbol simply hold down the option key and press the ‘g’ key. Option-g will type the copyright symbol in any program. This works in Mail, Pages, Microsoft Word, Keynote etc.
Have you ever searched the internet with lots of webpages open at once? You could be doing research or booking a holiday, you might even have ten pages open at once. Then, all of a sudden, you get interrupted and have to do something else. Don’t worry, you can bookmark all of your tabs at once to have them saved…
Some people have difficulty controlling the touchscreen on an iPad or iPhone with their fingers, especially older people. The iPhone touch sensitive screen works on capacitance and it does not respond well to dry fingers. Read on for some experiments I did and how to fix the problem!
Quicksilver is the first app I install on any Macintosh and I’m lost without it.
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!
This article describes how to manually make a bootable backup of your computer using Super Duper. Carbon Copy Cloner and Super Duper are both paid apps. Super Duper has a free version which will do the job.
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.
The control key.
The Apple key
Switching to OS X from a PC is a big change. Here are a some of my random thoughts on the transition.
Here’s a list of some programs that you can download for free from versiontracker.com or find via a google search to supplement the software that comes with your mac.