Monthly Archives: February 2012

Why Is Safari Doing That?

I’m using Lion and I started having this weird problem with Safari.  I like for Safari to open with a clean page.  It’s the same reason I want a plain, simple background on my desktop.  I don’t want to be … Continue reading

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olloclip – A Photo Attachment For Your iPhone

If you are a casual photographer and primarily use your iPhone 4 or 4s you should check out the olloclip.  I was introduced to it at this year’s Macworld and am quite pleased with it. This tiny attachment  includes fisheye, wide-angle … Continue reading

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How To Get The URL Of An iTunes or App Store App

It is actually very easy to send someone directly to an app in either the iTunes or App store. The secret is to right click on the apps icon.  When you do you will get an option to “copy link”.  … Continue reading

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Sticky Notes (The Stickies Application) Fast and Easy

Don’t know about you, but I use sticky notes all the time.  I currently have 37.  I have URL’s that I frequently need to copy, attachment code that I frequently have to add, things I need to remember (like our … Continue reading

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Another Way To Control Your Desktop

This tip won’t appeal to everyone, but some will think it is just jim dandy fine, so here it is.  And this is not just a Lion tip, it works in previous versions of the OS as well. If you … Continue reading

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Use Safari and Google to Search Without Opening Either One

This tip will let you double check your facts using Safari and Google without ever opening either Safari or Google. Do I have your attention? Say you are working on a report for school or work and you include information … Continue reading

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Copying The Content of Email Messages When Using Lion

This is a totally cool tip. If you use Mail you can click to highlight any message within the Inbox, hit Command + C and then hit Command + V to paste the message contents into a text editor such as … Continue reading

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