Find your Mac OS X Keyboard Shortcuts using CheatSheet


The standard user interface of Mac OS X

The standard user interface of Mac OS X (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

When your trying to find ways to simplify your desktop experience, keyboard shortcuts can cut down on clicks and get you to where you really want to be, but the question is do you know the keyboard shortcuts available to you on your Mac OS X desktop, and to that end you might want to employ the program CheatSheet to list all of those Keyboard shortcuts in one place, for more check out CheatSheet for Mac OS X.

Free up Hard Drive space on your Mac Desktop with a Search Filter


The standard user interface of Mac OS X

The standard user interface of Mac OS X (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Perhaps your Mac OS Desktop is starting to get cluttered with files, and you want to find a way to clean up your hard drive, one way to do this would be to identify the biggest files or the ones taking up the most disk space and find a way to delete or move the files, but finding out size order of your files might not be an easy task, but you can make things simple by just employing a filter, for more on how this works, check out this article HERE.

Back Up your Gmail account using Gmvault for Windows, Mac & Linux


Image representing Gmail as depicted in CrunchBase

Image via CrunchBase

We all need to back up our email at some point, and if your using Gmail for your Email services, then you might want to consider using the program Gmvault to back up your Gmail account so that you don’t lose those important emails you have stored, for more check out Gmvault for Windows, Linux or Mac.

How to Unhide your Library Folder in OS X


AppleScript

AppleScript (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Perhaps you have wondered in the near past if it would be possible to bring the Library Folder out of hiding on your OS X desktop, and you can do this, the article talks about how you can do this using apple script, for more check out this article HERE.

See How many Uncompleted Task your Text base To-Do list has left on your Mac OS Desktop


Time Management

Time Management (Photo credit: Intersection Consulting)

Perhaps your looking to keep track of what you have to do, and you want to see how many task you have left on you to-do list without actually opening up the program, well you can have this type of functionality for your Mac OS desktop by using the program TaskBadges which adds a count of the number of uncompleted task left on your to-do list in your menu bar, for more check out TaskBadges for Mac OS.

Make Copying Large Blocks of text easier on Mac’s using SlideMode


English: MacBook Pro at the desktop.

English: MacBook Pro at the desktop. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

When your using a MacBook or any Mac, you might find it hard at times to select a large block of text to copy, and this probably is more of an issue when using a trackpad for your mouse, than on desktops but regards of your hardware platform you might find it a bit easier using keyboard shortcuts that can be provided by the program SlideMode for Mac OS.

Rid Mac OS Lion of Rubber Band Scrolling


The Launchpad (formerly Springboard) on Mac OS...

The Launchpad (formerly Springboard) on Mac OS X Lion (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Perhaps one of the features that you don’t care for in your new Mac OS X Lion is the Rubber band Scrolling or elastic scrolling which probably might not be your cup of tea, and your now looking for a way of ridding yourself of this annoyance, well you can do just this, check out this article that points you in the direction of rubber band free scrolling HERE.

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