Monthly Archives: October 2011

Finding The p-lists in Lion

One way to fix applications that were acting funky has been to go into the system library and delete the p-lists (preferences) for that specific application. In Lion those files are hidden. They are hidden for a good reason. To … Continue reading

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Flag Folders In LION Mail

The Mail app in Lion provides a number flag colors that let you not only flag items for later review or follow-up, but categorize as well. But just flagging, even by color, still means you have to go back through … Continue reading

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Make Your iPhone and iPad Passcode More Complex

iPhone and iPad users have always had the option of setting a passcode that one must use to access the contents of the device. The default passcode setup is a four digit code which is accessed by selecting the settings … Continue reading

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Generate a Login Screen Message

In Lion you can generate a log-in screen message, such as “Property of (your name) – (your phone number)”. Or, “Touch this computer and you are dead”. Or, “This computer is cursed”. Whatever strikes your fancy. Just select Apple Menu … Continue reading

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Salute to Steve Jobs

In another part of my life I am president of a large Mac users group in Austin, TX. At our October meeting we offered a salute to Steve Jobs. As part of our program our VP, Michael Sidoric, created a … Continue reading

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Quicken and Lion

If you use Quicken to manage your finances on your Mac, there is an article you might want to read. It is by Quicken and concerns Quicken’s compatibility with the Mac operating system, Lion, which is expected out in the … Continue reading

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iPad2 Auto-Correction – On or Off?

When Auto-Correction is turned on (Settings > General Keyboard > Auto-Correction) your iPad2 will try and help you by correcting what it thinks are typos. If you hate and despise that feature you can turn it off following the trail … Continue reading

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