Monthly Archives: December 2011

iChat Text Tip

Here is another iChat tip.  This one for texting. When texting, you can make the text in your chats bold or italic or change your font or font color. For bold press ⌘B and for italic press ⌘I. To change … Continue reading

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Quick Tips For Video iChats

If you plan to participate in video iChats over the holidays here are some tips that will make the whole thing go more smoothly. 1.  If the folks you are talking seem unwilling to make eye contact, it’s not because … Continue reading

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Force Quitting A Frozen Application

At some point we have all been there.  Your app won’t close.  It won’t move.  It won’t react to the mouse.  It just stares at you, daring you to make it work.  Force Quite seems to be your only option.  … Continue reading

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Keychain Within A Keychain

I am a big believer in Keychain.  Right now there are 359 items in my Keychain.  some items are placed in your Keychain automatically as part of your operating system, but you can add any others that you wish. To … Continue reading

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Mail Shortcut In Lion

If you roll the pointer over the message dividing line in Mail messages (in Lion), four new instant selections appear for trash, reply, reply all and forward. This can save you a trip to the tool bar or menus and … Continue reading

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Launchpad in Lion

Have you tried Launchpad in Lion yet?  It is a new feature and one that is particularly popular with people who don’t want to have the every app they use in the Dock. It’s also helpful when you want to … Continue reading

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