Using iCal:

iCal: Your Powerful Personal Assistant: When you add an event to your iCal calendar, you can do much more than simply name it and specify a date and time. Like a good personal assistant, it can remind you of upcoming events, help round up others for meetings, and even ensure that you have essential files(…)

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Address Book

See Which Groups They’re In: If you have a contact that appears in more than one Group, you can instantly see which of your Groups this individual appears in by simply clicking on his or her contact and holding the Option key. When you do this, every Group that they appear within will become highlighted.(…)

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Using the Dock

Using the Dock

The One-Click Trick to Moving the Dock Okay, so you’re working in a program like Final Cut Pro or iMovie, which takes up every vertical inch of the screen, and when you go to adjust something near the bottom, the Dock keeps popping up. Oh sure, you could move the Dock to where it’s anchored(…)

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Customizing Your Mac

Customize Your Mighty Mouse: Whether you’re using a wired or wireless Mighty Mouse, you can customize it easily: 1. Choose System Preferences from the Apple menu. 2. Click Keyboard & Mouse; then click the Mouse tab. You can program the four buttons on your Mighty Mouse, set scrolling options, and set response sensitivities for tracking,(…)

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Enable Extensions Menu

Enable Extensions Menu

Here’s how to enable it. 1. From within the Preferences of Safari 5, select the Advanced tab. 2. Select Show Develop menu in menu bar 3. Close Preferences 4. Select the Develop menu 5. Select Enable Extensions 6. Reopen Preferences and the Extensions tab will now be present. Now you’ll be ready to manage all your Safari extensions.

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Install and Uninstall Extensions

Install and Uninstall Extensions

Installing extensions is really easy… maybe too easy. 1. First you will have to enable the extensions menu. 2. Next, download the extension in Safari 3. Click on it 4. Confirm that you want to install. Remember only to trust extensions from sources you trust. 5. Your extension will now be installed and ready for your use.(…)

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Make Symbols on a Mac

Make Symbols on a Mac

Method One Hold down the Option key On a Macintosh, “Option” is the same as “Alt” on a Windows computer. The list on the left shows symbols you can type by holding down Option plus another key. The list at right requires you to press Option, Shift and a third key.   Symbols With the(…)

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Mac Browsers

Mac Browsers

Fake http://fakeapp.com/ This is a web browser from the developers behind Fluid. Fake is a new web browser that makes web automation simple. All you need is a simple dragging and dropping action onto a provided graphical workflow. For those who don’t know what web automation is, it is basically what you can call an(…)

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Dashboard Development

Dashboard Development

The main face of your widget is the front side (your widget displays preferences on its back). This is the side users recognize and interact with the most.Follow these guidelines as you design your widget’s front side: The design of your widget should focus on immediately conveying its primary purpose. Make effective use of space.(…)

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Dashboard Environment

Dashboard Environment

Dashboard widgets provide an easy way for people to access important information and perform simple tasks without disturbing their work on the desktop. The Dashboard application, available in OS X v10.4 and later, provides the environment widgets run in and allows users to manage their widgets. This article introduces the Dashboard environment and explains how(…)

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