Scanner Tips

Scanner Tips

Learn about using a scanner in OS X so that you can scan text documents, photographs, and so forth into files on your Mac. Note: Your scanner may be part of a multi-function printer; see Printing for details about managing printers.Tips for scanning in OS X Check the list of supported scanners for the model of scanner you are about to connect(…)

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AirPrint Tips

AirPrint Tips

With AirPrint, it’s easy to deliver full quality photo and document printing from your iOS and OS X apps. Just select an AirPrint printer on your local network to print from your favorite iOS or OS X app. AirPrint is built into most popular printer models. AirPrint features include easy discovery, automatic media selection, and(…)

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Printing in OS X

Printing in OS X

Adding A Printer For most USB printers, all you have to do is connect the printer to your Mac. OS X automatically sees the printer, and downloads any drivers if necessary. Then, you’re ready to print. Before you begin Before adding a printer to your Mac, check the following: Choose Software Update from the Apple menu to(…)

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iPhone Support

iPhone Support

Get iPhone Support right in to your Mac OS X Dashboard. ↓ Download  

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iPad Support

iPad Support

Get iPad Support right in to your Mac OS X Dashboard. ↓ Download  

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iPod Support

iPod Support

Get iPod Support right in to your Mac OS X Dashboard. ↓ Download  

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MacBook Pro Support

MacBook Pro Support

Get MacBook Pro Support right in to your Mac OS X Dashboard. ↓ Download  

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MacBook Air Support

MacBook Air Support

Get MacBook Air Support right in to your Mac OS X Dashboard. ↓ Download  

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iMac Support

iMac Support

Get iMac Support right in to your Mac OS X Dashboard. ↓ Download  

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Mac mini Support

Mac mini Support

Get Mac mini Support right in to your Mac OS X Dashboard. ↓ Download  

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Mac Pro Support

Mac Pro Support

Get Mac Pro Support right in to your Mac OS X Dashboard. ↓ Download  

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Mac App Store Tips

Mac App Store Tips

Troubleshooting the Mac App Store If an app purchased on one Mac does not open after being copied to another Mac On the other Mac (where the app was copied, not purchased): Delete the app that will not open. Open the Mac App Store. Ensure that you are logged in to the Mac App Store(…)

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Spotlight Tips

Spotlight Tips

Search with Spotlight Spotlight helps you quickly find anything on your Mac, including documents, emails, apps, songs, contacts, and more. It also provides Spotlight Suggestions from sources like Wikipedia, Bing, Maps, news, and iTunes so you can get more information right in Spotlight. Search results have rich, interactive previews so you can play song previews, get directions,(…)

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Finder Tips

Finder Tips

Represented by the blue icon with the smiling face, the Finder is the home base for your Mac. You use it to organize and access almost everything on your Mac, including documents, images, movies, and any other files you have. To open a Finder window, click the Finder icon in the Dock. To go to(…)

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Window Basics

Window Basics

Most of the information on your Mac is displayed in windows, including Finder windows and app windows. When you have multiple windows open, only one is active. When an app window is active, the menu bar contains the app’s name. Some windows that you open within apps, such as the Fonts window, always appear in front of(…)

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Desktop Tips

Desktop Tips

There are several ways to give your desktop—the background area of your screen—a custom look. Change your desktop picture In Desktop & Screen Saver preferences, you can change the picture that’s displayed on your desktop. Your Mac comes with dozens of desktop pictures to choose from, but you can also use your own pictures, or(…)

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OS X Yosemite

OS X Yosemite

View in Mac App Store Free Category: Utilities Released: 16 October 2014 Version: 10.10 Size: 5.16 GB Languages: English, Arabic, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese Developer: iTunes S.a.r.l. © 2014 Apple Inc. Compatibility: OS X 10.6.8 or later(…)

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OS X Mavericks Tips

OS X Mavericks Tips

Turn off App Nap Prevent unused apps lowering battery life In a bid to conserve battery life, Mavericks now has the ability to ‘power down’ individual apps when it thinks you’re not using them. The jury’s still out on how invisibly App Nap will work with third-party apps; fortunately you can turn it off for specific ones(…)

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Browser

Browser

Browser is a Browser. A browser with WebKit inside – thus there is no need to tell you about the browsing experience. There’s simply is no better way to surf the web. Give it a shot! It’s free. And yes, Feedback is appreciated. And yes, iOS companion is coming. Mac OS – Dropbox enabled » Learn more   

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Aurora

Aurora

Aurora is the rapid-fire release channel for the next iteration of the Firefox Web browser. The Aurora channel is where users can test the latest features and innovations. Users can expect an increase in polish from the raw, cutting edge features in the nightly builds. Aurora releases may not be as stable as beta or final(…)

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Sleipnir

Sleipnir

Design with purpose down to the last pixel The designer of Sleipnir 4 for Mac designed the Web browser from absolute scratch to make the Web for people a more personal and stress-free experience. As a result, we were able to place the number of advanced features such as the easy to view thumbnails that(…)

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Maxthon

Maxthon

View in Mac App Store Free Category: Utilities Updated: Aug 19, 2014 Version: 4.3.0 Size: 7.7 MB Languages: English, Basque, French, German, Italian, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Turkish, Vietnamese Seller: Maxthon Technology Limited Copyright © Maxthon Limited. All rights reserved. Frequent/Intense Mature/Suggestive Themes Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity Compatibility: OS X 10.8 or(…)

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DEVONagent Lite

DEVONagent Lite

View in Mac App Store Free Category: Utilities Updated: 22 July 2014 Version: 3.8.1 Size: 3.4 MB Languages: English, French, German Developer: DEVONtechnologies, LLC © 2011–2014 DEVONtechnologies, LLC Compatibility: OS X 10.6.8 or later Description DEVONagent Lite puts web search to where it belongs: next to Spotlight into your menu bar. Search all major and many specialized search engines and databases with(…)

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Tor

Tor

The Tor Browser lets you use Tor on Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux without needing to install any software. It can run off a USB flash drive, comes with a pre-configured web browser to protect your anonymity, and is self-contained.     Mac OS X Instructions Download the file, save it somewhere, then click on(…)

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Terminal Tips

Terminal Tips

The first thing to know about the Terminal is how to launch it, which you do by 
going toApplicationsUtilitiesTerminal. Also, you’re no longer in graphical user-interface land: Most of what you’ll do in the Terminal is enter specific text strings, then press Return to execute them. When you see generic references like name-of-file or path-to-file(…)

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