How to Change the Sidebar Font Size in Mac OS X Mail

UPDATE: The instructions below also work for Mac OS X versions 10.8 (“Mountain Lion”), 10.9 (“Mavericks”) and 10.10 (“Yosemite”). Don’t like the default size of the font used in the left sidebar of Apple’s Mail application that comes installed as part of Mac OS X?  Me neither.  If you’re like me, you’ve looked high and lowRead more

How to Turn off a Macintosh Display with a Keyboard Shortcut

Have you ever wanted to shut off your integrated Macintosh display (i.e. iMac, MacBook) without putting the computer to sleep? You would think that this handy and easy keyboard short-cut would be more well known to Apple OSX users, but it doesn’t seem to be common knowledge. Here’s how you do it.  Just press the followingRead more

How to Create a Broken Glass Effect in Adobe Illustrator

** After reading this article, be sure to check out of video tutorial below! ** Have you ever wanted to create a design where text or some other object had a shattered effect like the appearance of broken glass? Have you ever wondered how it was done? Wonder no more! With a few simple steps,Read more

How to Use Spotlight to Clear Space on Your Mac Hard Drive

Is the hard drive on your Apple Macintosh computer nearly full? Can’t seem to figure out where all that hard drive space went? With these easy steps, you can quickly use Apple’s handy Spotlight search feature to find and eliminate large, unwanted files and recover that lost hard drive space! STEP 1 – Start inRead more

How to Create a Strong Password Using Mac OS X

A strong password is one of the best ways of ensuring that your computers, online accounts, or wireless networks are kept safe from unauthorized access. Unfortunately, too many computer users routinely use simple passwords that are easy to crack simply because they do not know how to create a strong password.  Strong password generators are availableRead more

The Apple Magic Mouse – First Impressions & Review

At the end of October Apple made another big splash and announced the new Apple Magic Mouse. As with most Apple product announcements, the internet world was abuzz with excitement.  I have to admit that I succumbed to the hype and decided to buy one. I’m glad I did. This is one cool device. AllRead more

5 Reasons Homeschoolers Should Switch to The Apple Macintosh

As a homeschooling parent, I truly believe that purchasing a Mac for your home is an exercise in good stewardship and families in the homeschooling community should seriously consider making the switch.