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  • Hilarious Picture Captures the Exact Moment a Skydiver Loses iPhone in Middle of Free Fall

    21 August 2014, 2:52 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    Don’t you hate it when you’re skydiving and lose your iPhone during a free fall? OK so probably none of us can say that has happened to them, but this hilarious picture captures the exact moment of such an event occurring at some-odd thousand feet above…
  • OS X Yosemite Public Beta 2 Released

    21 August 2014, 1:42 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    Apple has released the second version of the OS X Yosemite Public Beta. Mac users who opted in to participate in the public beta program for Yosemite are recommended to install the update. Alongside Public Beta 2 is also a new beta version of the redesigned…
  • A Famous Steve Jobs Speech Is Hidden on Your Mac

    20 August 2014, 2:45 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    Every Mac which has the Pages app for OS X installed includes a little Easter Egg that few know about; a famous Steve Jobs speech, tucked away in a little unassuming folder. Technically, it’s two different Steve Jobs speeches, the famous text from the Crazy…
  • Open a File from One App in Another Mac App with Proxy Icons

    20 August 2014, 1:23 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    How often have you had a file open in one application on your Mac, only to need it opened in another OS X app instead? Fairly often, right? When confronted with that situation, most Mac users will do one of two things; go back to the Finder file system and…
  • How to Pause Music & Podcasts on iPhone & iPod Touch Without Looking

    19 August 2014, 2:56 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    Fiddling around with your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad while driving or riding a bike is dangerous as it takes your eyes off an important task, which is why things like texting and driving are made illegal. Many of us use our iPhones and iPods in the car though…
  • Set a Keyboard Shortcut for “Save as PDF” in Mac OS X

    19 August 2014, 1:58 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    Saving a file or document as a PDF is easily done from almost anywhere in Mac OS X by using the print to PDF feature, which is part of the Mac Printer service, but to trigger it you have to go to the Print menu and then specifically select to ‘print’ the…
  • Get the New Beautiful Default OS X Yosemite Wallpapers

    18 August 2014, 4:55 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    We’ve already shared a few Yosemite themed wallpapers, but four beautiful new Yosemite wallpapers arrived along with OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 6 and you won’t want to miss these. You can get them now by clicking the thumbnail links below, even if…
  • Reversible USB Lightning Cables May Be Coming with New iPhone & iPad

    18 August 2014, 2:53 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    Apple may introduce a reversible USB Lightning adapter soon, marking a subtle but welcome change to iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch USB connectors. The reversible portion of the cable would be the USB side that connects to a Mac or PC, as the Lightning adapter…
  • OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 6 Released

    18 August 2014, 1:14 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    Apple has released the 6th developer preview build of OS X Yosemite to those registered with the Mac Developer Program. The update arrives as build 14A3429f, likely includes feature refinements and bug fixes, and is recommended for all Yosemite Dev Preview…
  • 12 Incredibly Stunning Nature Macro Photography Wallpapers

    17 August 2014, 4:32 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    Macro photography is an art form that gives us an unusually close look at a subject, and good macro shots can also make absolutely stunning wallpapers. That’s exactly what we’re sharing here, with twelve incredible macro shots of nature subjects generously…
  • Keep a Record of All Emails Sent from iPhone by Always BCCing Yourself

    16 August 2014, 6:01 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    Though most email services nowadays support the “Sent” outbox, where you can easily find all emails that you’ve sent out from an iPhone (or elsewhere with that email account), not all mail providers do. This is particularly true for POP3 accounts where…
  • Mac Setup: Desk of a Student & Hobbyist Photographer

    16 August 2014, 4:25 pm by: OSXDaily

    This weeks featured Mac setup comes to us from YJ, a student and photographer who has a great workstation, along with some excellent advice for backing up your stuff. Let’s jump to it and learn more… Tell us a bit about yourself and what you do? My name is…
  • Add Items to the Mac Finder Window Toolbar with a Drag & Drop Trick

    15 August 2014, 2:26 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    Few Mac users seem to know it, but the Finder window toolbars of OS X can be customized to serve as a quick-launch panel. You can store almost anything in the Finder toolbar, whether it’s an app, a directory, automator action, network share, a website…
  • Show a Photo On Your iPhone Without Someone Accessing Camera Roll

    15 August 2014, 12:55 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    Have you ever wanted to share an iPhone picture with someone, but you’re concerned about them flipping through your camera roll and finding other photos you’d rather not share? If you want to limit that you have a few options available, but because the…
  • How to Add a New Path to PATH the Right Way at Command Line

    14 August 2014, 3:08 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    The user path is the series of directories that command line programs are searched in order to run. For example, if you type ‘iostat’ into the terminal, then iostat will be run from /usr/sbin because “/usr/sbin” is part of your $PATH. Accordingly,…

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