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Access Your Mac From Your iOS Device Using PocketCloud Companion

Virtual Network Computing commonly known as VNC has totally changed and transformed the way we can connect between various devices. Before the emergence of iPhone and the other smartphones, VNC softwares were known to be expensive and having a dull user-interface. But devices like iPhone and iPad have also changed the VNC softwares outlook making them easier to use and also giving them a more breathing space in terms of [...]

How to Copy Music and Videos from iPhone to iTunes on Windows or Mac

This tutorial will show you how to transfer music from iPhone to your Computer using a free software. No need to purchase any premium app for this. Works on Windows as well as Mac. This comes handy when you want to sync your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to a new computer without losing all the previous sync data. We all know how to transfer music from iTunes to iPhone [...]

Tip: How to Change Order of Preferred Wi-Fi Networks in Mac OS X

You may want to connect your Mac to a different network than the one it connects to by default for reasons like greater strength, faster speeds, security etc. This tutorial shows you how to change the default wi-fi network order in just a few minutes. Normally, people delete certain networks to gain access to the preferred one. However, you don't have to do it in case you have multiple wi-fi [...]

Tip: How to Show Folder Size in Finder [Mac OS X]

This tutorial shows how to display Folder size in Finder so that you can sort folders according to size. As you know by default Finder only shows size of Files and not folders. Other Tutorials for Mac OS X's Finder: Mac Tip: How to Close All Finder Windows Together Fix: The Application Finder Can’t Be Opened -10810 Error on Mac How to Show Hidden Files and Folders on Mac I [...]

Tip: How to Place Dock in the Corner [Mac OS X]

This is probably the last in the Mac OS X Dock Tweaks series. I saw this in a screenshot posted by a friend and really wanted to know how to do it ever since that moment. Finally, I found the terminal commands to put Dock in the corner of your Mac's screen. Interesting Terminal Tweaks for the Dock in Mac OS X: 3 Terminal Tricks to Tweak the Dock in [...]

Mac Tip: Terminal Tweaks to Change Default Screenshot Format, Location & Name

In a previous tutorial, we showed you how to take screenshots in Mac OS X. Today, we are sharing a set of interesting terminal tweaks to get even more out of screenshots on your Mac. I have tested all of these to work in Snow Leopard. Some more Interesting Terminal Tweaks for Mac: How to Show Hidden Files and Folders on Mac Fix: The Application Finder Can’t Be Opened -10810 [...]

How to Edit Hosts File in Mac OS X using the Terminal

Your mac has a hosts file which contains a list of IP and domain addresses. Whenever a URL is accessed on the Mac using the browser or other apps, the system first checks for entries in the hosts file and fetches the IP address if found. So one can edit Mac's hosts file to block specific domains like those sending ads or malware. It can be used to block unsafe [...]

3 Terminal Tricks to Tweak the Dock in Mac OS X

We have been playing with the terminal in Mac OS X, an awful lot lately. This time we have got some wonderful tricks for the Dock on your Mac. Seriously, who knew simple commands could do so much, right? Some more Interesting Terminal Tweaks for Mac: How to Show Hidden Files and Folders on Mac Mac Tip: Terminal Tweaks to Change Default Screenshot Format, Location & Name Before we proceed [...]

Tip: How to Quickly View Your Mac’s Serial Number

If you ever need to lookup your mac's serial number for checking warranty status or while talking to Apple Support people, then this small tip will save you a lot of time. The normal longer approach is to launch System Profiler. View Serial Number using System Profiler: First, let me tell you the longer conventional approach to view your Mac's system information. Launch System Profiler from Application > Utilities or [...]

CloudApp: An Easy, Simple and Reliable File Sharing Web Client for Mac

Three words best describe this very very useful web client for sharing files, "Share. Files. Fast." CloudApp is a web based client for Mac OS X that can be used to share files such as images, music, videos etc just by dragging the required file and dropping it on the Menubar. Once you select the file to upload and drag it to the menubar CloudApp will provide you with a [...]