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How To: Email Web Pages and Links from Safari

We all do it. We browse the web and come across something that we think that certain person in our lives would really enjoy seeing or reading. There are a handful of easy ways for sharing those pages that we just have to share. While in Safari do the following and everyone will enjoy what [...]

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How To: Lock the Screen Orientation on Your Apple Device (iOS 4.2 or later)

Have you ever been using your iPhone, iPad or iPod and the screen changes the orientation of everything when you didn’t want it to? If so, here is a quick how to on locking the screen of your device. Start by double-clicking the Home button on your device. This will reveal the Task Switcher at [...]

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How To: Set Parental Controls in iTunes

Being the father of 4 little ones and the oldest ones beginning to get on the computer, I can’t help but think about what I can do to limit their activity. One of their favorite things to do is play music through iTunes and dance around the house until they can’t stand anymore. They have [...]

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How To: Restart Your Mac

If you are like me, you rarely turn your mac off. After you are done working you simply just close your laptop or maybe just turn your monitor off or put it to sleep. Sometimes your mac begins to get a little sluggish and doesn’t seem to run as efficiently as it usually does. This [...]

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How To: Customize Your Mac Screen Saver

You finally have the perfect screen saver on your Mac. Now let us share some tips with you on making your new screen saver be the best it can be. Just a quick reminder: to get to screen savers, click on the Apple icon in your menu bar. Choose System Preferences and then click on [...]

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How To: Change Your Mac Screen Saver

If you aren’t familiar with changing the screensaver on your Mac, here are some simple steps to keep some variety before your eyes. Activate already installed Screen Savers 1. Under the apple icon on your menu bar, choose System Preferences. 2. Under the ‘Personal’ heading, click on the ‘Desktop & Screen Saver’ button. Once you [...]

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How To: Empty Your Downloads Folder On A Mac

Ever wonder where all those take out pdf menus and forwarded photos from Aunt Martha live on your computer after you open them? All of these files are kept in your Downloads, taking up precious space on your hard drive. To speed up your Mac and keep things squeaky clean, let’s take a look at [...]

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How To: Resize Desktop Icons on your Mac

Sometimes its the little things that can make life a little easier. One such thing for your Mac desktop, is to resize your icons. By making everything a little bigger, you can find folders and files quicker without the strain. Begin by Control+right clicking on your desktop. A contextual menu will appear. Select ‘Show View [...]

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How To : Change your Mac Desktop

Most of us keep that serene blue that Apple provides for our Mac default desktop, or change out favorite vacation photos. If you aren’t familiar with changing this background, here are some simple steps to keep things fresh on your desktop. Under the apple icon on your menu bar, choose System Preferences. Under the ‘Personal’ [...]

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How To: Force Quit on a Mac

For those of us who have converted from PCs to Macs, the Control+Alt+Delete option still remains foremost in our minds as the ultimate solution to the frozen computer. On a Mac however, if the swirling beach ball of waiting appears on your screen, you wonder if those three magic buttons will work the same magic. [...]

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