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In 10.6, the system will send keys, such as Command-Tab, Command-Option-Escape, and others, to the remote machine during Screen Sharing sessions. This hint explains how to prevent that from happening, so that the special keys are interpreted by the local Mac.
Even though different browsers excel at different tasks, it can be a pain to keep passwords, bookmarks, and more in sync. Joe Kissell shows you how to make the process seamless.
Safari and Firefox make great everyday choices, but sometimes you a specialist. Here are the best alternative browsers to help with specific tasks.
Learn how to permanently disable spell check in Stickies in Snow Leopard
Joe Kissell thinks either Apple Safari or Mozilla Firefox should be your default browser. But how do you decide between these two Web heavy-hitters? Take a look at their strengths.
Rob Griffiths discusses a problem he had with extremely slow frame rates on some high definition video backgrounds. In the end, saving the clips required converting them to another QuickTime compression format.
You can create a time-lapse movie with your camera, iPhone, or web cam. Time-lapse movies can give us a fresh perspective by speeding up slow-moving action and compressing hours, days, and months into seconds and minutes.
The journey of an electronic scrapbook page to printer and back.
A quick hint about a new feature in Snow Leopard's Mail that lets you easily see the path to any message you have opened in a separate window.
Elgato's EyeTV Live 3G is a free Web app that works with the iPhone to stream video content from the EyeTV application on your Mac. Ted Landau walks you through the process of setting it up.
If you've put off shopping for the photographer in your life until the last possible minute, don't panic. This list of easy, no-mall-necessary gifts has something for every level of photographer.
Learn how to remove unwanted, and occasionally doubled, shadows in iWork applications. This hint will also work in other programs that use both their own font styling features alongside the system-wide Fonts panel.
Apple has released a trio of articles that offer new or updated information regarding disk repairs. Ted Landau looks at all three.
If you use the Page Up and Page Down keys to flip through files in TextEdit and other applications, learn how to also move the cursor location while doing so.
Snow Leopard removed some options for font smoothing, and some third-party monitors may suffer degraded font rendering as a result. This hint explains how to possibly restore the font smoothing on those monitors via a Terminal command