Posted by Apurva on March 31, 2014 in Mac,Productivity

We’ve been compiling a list of shortcuts and cheatsheets to help you become productive by doing your work efficiently and quickly. Keyboard shortcuts save a ton of time, but it takes time to get used to them. Once you start using keyboard shortcuts, it can be tough to imagine life without them. If you want to get them on board with keyboard shortcuts, print out this handy cheat sheet so they always have it around for quick referRead More...

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Posted by Apurva on March 2, 2014 in Mac

Mac users find it super easy to delete apps – all they have to do is to go to the Applications folder and drag the app to the Trash or double click the app and select the option to delete it. It is much more easy way to delete apps when compared to Windows uninstall process, but it may not be a highly efficient process because often an app creates files and folders outside the app’s main folder and on various locations on the drive, wRead More...

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Posted by Apurva on February 7, 2014 in Mac

OS X Mavericks is free and is the latest version of Mac’s operating system. Most likely you updated the OS of your Mac to this version, however, what is the use if you’re not making use of the features of this powerful OS. Here are some OS X tips and tricks you can apply to daily use to make your Mac even better. OS X Tip # 1 – Install Updates Automatically The ability to install updates automatically is not new – iOS 7 inRead More...

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Posted by Apurva on July 24, 2013 in Mac

Taking screenshots on a Mac is easy. One of our earlier post showed you how to print screen on Mac using Mac keyboard shortcuts. While the method is easy and free – it has limited functionality. If you’re looking for an app, which can do much more than taking screenshots – read on. 3 Easy Ways to Take Screenshots on a Mac 1. Grab Grab is an app available for free! You might be surprised, but yes, Apple created Grab and it comes Read More...

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Posted by Apurva on October 7, 2012 in Mac,Youtube

If you want to create a video file out of an audio file and a still image on Mac – this post is for you. Many people have audio files or MP3 files and they want to upload it to YouTube by using the MP3 file in conjunction with the still image to create a video. If you’re a Mac user, you can make use of QuickTime Pro to do so. You need to make sure that you have QuickTime Player Pro installed as Mac comes with preinstalled QuickTime PlRead More...

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Posted by Apurva on October 6, 2012 in Dropbox,Mac

If your Dropbox app on Mac won’t launch or experiences any of the following behavior, your Dropbox installation may be inaccessible or corrupted: Dropbox closes as soon as it opens Dropbox fails to open and reports an error message The Dropbox system tray/menu bar icon is endlessly syncing (as indicated by spinning arrows on a blue icon), but not making any progress Your syncing status (from the Dropbox menu) in your Dropbox menu says PermRead More...

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Posted by Apurva on September 4, 2012 in How To,Mac

Size of photos or images is increasing day by day. Cameras now-a-days support huge resolution and every new camera launch packs in more and more pixels (resolution) for the same price. Almost all the mobile devices support a camera. What is you get is lots and lots of images and you need to deal with their ever increasing size. Though storage costs now-a-days are dirt cheap, but still file size does matter when it comes to sharing and moving fileRead More...

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Posted by Apurva on September 3, 2012 in How To,Mac

Watermarks are an easy way to stamp your authority on a particular document and image. Watermarks do not look good and readers or viewers like to see the original document or image rather than the one with watermark. However, watermarks are a good way to deter unauthorized distribution and give you an opportunity to get the due recognition. If you’re a Mac user, it is very easy to create watermarks in PDFs and images. Bronson Watermarker ReRead More...

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Posted by Apurva on September 1, 2012 in Mac

Do you want to compare files on Mac? There are several Mac apps you can use for the purpose and also several websites available, which can do the file comparison. The only drawback with file comparison using websites is that you need to paste the content and many a times there is a limit on the content you can paste and compare. This makes the task tedious and time taking. For Mac users, we’ve found an excellent app, which you can use to coRead More...

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Posted by Apurva on August 31, 2012 in How To,Mac

Whenever you connect your camera to your Mac, you get an annoying message from the app if you want to copy the photos. This task can be automated, thereby save time and reduce the chances of duplicating photos. Ingestamatic is a Mac app, which automates the critical, but repetitive, tasks of copying images from a card or camera to your Mac. Unlike the Finder or Image Capture, Ingestamatic does the job safely and productively, with lots of added fRead More...

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Posted by Apurva on August 27, 2012 in How To,Mac

EXIF data refers to the Exchangeable image file format used for supplementing images with rich metadata, such as the camera make, orientation and exposure, color space and dimensions, location where the image was captured, and so forth. While EXIF data adds punch to photo sharing, however, it does bring forward privacy concerns. You don’t want everyone in the world to know where you’re capturing photos, which devices you own etc. A Read More...

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Posted by Apurva on August 14, 2012 in How To,Mac

Mountain Lion came with a lot of goodies: Messages, Reminders, Notes, Notification Center, Game Center etc. However, there is one app is still missing from Mountain Lion – it is iBooks. Apple has shown no intention of releasing iBooks for Mac and probably intend to keep it for iOS devices only. I guess Apple is missing something here – you can read your favorite books on iPad, iPhone and iPod, but not on your Mac – it is not goRead More...

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Posted by Apurva on August 5, 2012 in Mac

By default, Notifications are set up enabled for all the stock Apple apps. If you don’t use a particular app or don’t really need a notification from an app on your Mac – it is rather annoying to get alerts from them and their accompanying sounds. You will have to spend a few minutes to tweak the settings in Notifications as per your needs. Once, you have set it up as per your convenience, you will have no annoying alerts and doRead More...

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Posted by Apurva on August 4, 2012 in Mac

Most Wi-Fi networks use poor security which leaves you exposed to privacy breaches and identity theft. Your exposure to security risk increases when you access a public network or are traveling and need to connect to a network to do your work. The need is to have a powerful WiFi protector, which can scan all the wi-fi networks you use for any security problems and warns you if any of them is unsecured. WiFi Protector is a simple to use but powerfRead More...

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