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Hide Yosemite Update in the App Store

Hide Yosemite Update in the App Store

I still have a handful of clients with Yosemite Wifi issues despite the latest update so I haven’t recommended updating to all of my clients yet (especially those on laptops.) Here is a simple way of hiding the update so you are not tempted to update by mistake.

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Get rid of unwanted calendar subscriptions

Get rid of unwanted calendar subscriptions

Many of my clients use Google for their business emails and this is a great way to get rid of united subscriptions your company may have signed you up for.

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Troublehooting wifi issues in 10.10.1

Troublehooting wifi issues in 10.10.1

I still have a few clients with WiFi issues in the latest update to Yosemite. Hopefully these will solve someones problems!

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Signing PDF’s with a trackpad

Signing PDF’s with a trackpad

This is a handy tutorial about signing pdf’s with a trackpad, but the option is there in Preview to use a photo of your signature as well. Simply sign a blank piece of paper (preferably white paper with black ink) and when asked for the “create signature” use the photo option. Then hold up the […]

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How to use Mail Drop

How to use Mail Drop

It becomes even more disappointing to me that I cannot use Apple Mail the more I read about the features Yosemite has added. Mail Drop hands to all but replace apps like Dropbox for myself ad many of my clients by removing the size limitations of email clients. You can send a file up to […]

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Instantly share your location with Messages

Instantly share your location with Messages

Messages on the iPhone has increasingly become a powerhouse of functions, from the early days when we couldn’t even send MMS (photos / videos) to today where I can share my GPS location with a few clicks, as well as videos, audio clips and even files. 

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How to copy items from Mac and iPad using AirDrop

How to copy items from Mac and iPad using AirDrop

This is a great way of sharing files between devices without syncing or emailing them to yourself. I’ve done this just recently: Been at a clients who happens to have a folder of photos to give me for a project. Too big to email, I had him simply AirDrop them to my iPad in a […]

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Getting notifications for a specific email thread in iOS 8

Getting notifications for a specific email thread in iOS 8

Great tip on getting alerts for a specific thread in email from iOS 8. You may be tracking a conversation or awaiting a response that you want a special alert about as soon as it comes in. Very handy.

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Making sense of Safari’s new Favorites

Making sense of Safari’s new Favorites

Yosemite brought a lot of visual changes and one was the display of bookmarks and favorites in Safari. I personally turned the bookmarks bar back on, as I tend to group a bunch of bookmarks into a category (Tech, CAD, etc) that I open all at once. I couldn’t seem to get this to work […]

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Show a preview panel in Finder

Show a preview panel in Finder

I personally switched to PathFinder a year or two ago as I liked the split panes and tabs (this was before tabs were added to Finder) as well as the history drawers. However, for those still using Finder, this is a great tip for keeping the Preview Panel open all the time.

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