Don't-Miss Macs Stories
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
You can set up the Finder to securely empty your Mac's trash by default. But here's another, very simple way to securely empty the trash in Snow Leopard.
Chris McVeigh shows you three masking techniques that can be used in Photoshop CS3 or CS4.
Learn two ways -- one temporary, one permanent -- to use the 10.5-style contextual Dock menus in Snow Leopard.
If any of the iWork components or iWeb '09 crash when you run Mac OS X 10.6.2, Safe Boot can help fix the problem.
Learn how to enable a visual tab switcher, much like the OS X Command-Tab application switcher, in the Firefox 3.6 beta releases.