This is just a simple example of Parallels kicking up WindowsXP on top of Mac OS X. The boot takes ages, but it manages to run Office applications with a very acceptable performance, even Microsoft Access databases.
Saturday, September 29, 2007
If your like me, your computer is packed with music. But what happens if your hard drive crashes or even worse your mac gets stolen. You always have your iPod right? Well you have to get your music off of your iPod and onto your computer. The easiest way I have found is iPodDisk.
iPodDisk is a great little applications that mounts your iPod as a hard drive. You can then browse through the music on your iPod just like it was a mounted network drive. Your simply drag your music off the drive onto your computer and into iTunes. iPodDisk can be downloaded here. Enjoy!
Thursday, September 27, 2007
Wednesday, September 26, 2007
This is a new series of Quick Tips. The first series is about the Finder. This screencast is quick tutorial on how to use some of the shortcuts in OS X.
Quick Tip #1: Apple + Tab - this is a quick and easy way to scroll through our all of your open applications.
Quick Tips #2: Apple + Space Bar - this shortcut activates Spotlight. It is a quick way to search for a document or open an application.
Quick Tip #3: Control + Click (or right click on a two button mouse) - alot of people don't realize you can "right click" on the Mac. If you Control Click on the desktop you can create a new folder, create a burn folder, get info on an item and more.
Tuesday, September 25, 2007
Everybody loves the videos on YouTube. And it seems like everyone received an iPod for the holidays. So what could be better than combining the two. The problem is how?
Well the short answer is PodTube. It is a simple application that works with Safari and downloads video from YouTube and puts the video into an iTunes playlist. Then you simply drag the file (or the whole playlist) to your video enabled iPod and presto...YouTube on you iPod. Here is a short screencast on how to do it. Enjoy!
Monday, September 24, 2007
Sunday, September 23, 2007
Solutions of format & file size problems in iMovie.
Download VisualHub here. For specifically converting MPEG files I now use a program that is totally free and does not limit your encoding to a mere 2min (which is handy for all you cheapskates out there like me :) It's called MPEGstream clip and can be found here.
Saturday, September 22, 2007
Friday, September 21, 2007
Thursday, September 20, 2007
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Tuesday, September 18, 2007
Monday, September 17, 2007
Sunday, September 16, 2007
Saturday, September 15, 2007
Friday, September 14, 2007
This video is a brief tutorial on how to use the zero configuration remote screen sharing feature of Mac HelpMate. The application is a universal binary for Mac OS X and performs many cleaning, maintenance, and prefences tweaks. Please visit www.machelpmate.com for more information.