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.

Get A Mountain Lion look for Windows 7/8 with Mountain Lion Skin Pack


The icon of Mac OS X Lion

The icon of Mac OS X Lion (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Image representing Windows as depicted in Crun...

Image via CrunchBase

There are those that like the UI look to Mac OS X Lion and perhaps your one of those people, but you don’t care to take the dive and actually purchase a Mac, well you can still enjoy the UI look of Mountain Lion using the Mountain Lion Skin Pack for Windows 7/8.

Add Word Count Options to Right-Click Options on Mac OS


The standard user interface of Mac OS X

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

It may be useful at times to get a Word Count on something your writing up, or something your reading, whatever the case, it would be even nicer if you could get this function with a right-click of your mouse, and now you can add this to your Mac OS Desktop, for more check out this article with the details on how to achieve this HERE.

Manage your Notes on your Mac OS Desktop with Metanota


The Mac OS X Leopard Server running Server Adm...

The Mac OS X Leopard Server running Server Admin on Desktop. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

You might be looking for a way to manage your notes on your Mac Desktop and if so then you might want to check out the program Metanota which has a decent interface while still providing the functions you need from a note organizing program, for more check out Metanota Mac OS Desktop.

Add Life to the Corners of your Mac OS Desktop with CornerClick


The standard user interface of Mac OS X

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

Hot Corners are the idea of having some type of action or event occur when you move your mouse over to one of the corners of your screen, ideally you probably like to have different functions at each corner so you can access more than one function, and if you like this idea, then you’ll want to give the Mac OS Desktop program CornerClick a try.

Bring Order to your Mac Menubar with Bartender, Free While in Beta


The first version of the Aqua GUI, from Mac OS...

The first version of the Aqua GUI, from Mac OS X Public Beta. It differs vastly from the GUI of Mac OS 9 with glass elements and a Dock, among other things, although the Apple reverted to its traditional position on the left-hand side of the menu bar for the final release of OS X 10.0. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

If you have a lot going on in your Mac Desktop, then you might find your Menu bar overran by icons to programs that you really don’t need to be there, and if your looking for a simple solution to freeing up some space in you menu bar, then you might want to give the program Bartender for Mac OS a shot.

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