Subscribe to MacYourself via RSSSubscribe to MacYourself via EmailFollow MacYourself on Twitter
Apple Products and Accessories from Amazon.com

Archive for August, 2008

Modify the default clock in OS X’s menu bar to show the full date

If you’re forgetful like me and often have no idea what time, day, or even month it is, then you’ve probably been let down time after time when you look to the clock on your Mac’s menu bar and only get some of the information you’re in search of…

Modify the default clock in OS X\'s menu bar to show the full date
Read More

Adding a slick white mouse over effect to Stacks in Leopard

One of Mac OS X Leopard’s most touted and obvious new features is Stacks, which allows users to easily see their files and folders from the Dock with a touch of eye candy. If a single Stack has more than 9 items in it, grid view is…

Adding a slick white mouse over effect to Stacks in Leopard
Read More

Remove old email addresses from Mail’s auto-complete database

Say one of your contacts changes their email address. You update their listing in Address Book to reflect the new information, but Mail still has their old address in its database and the auto-complete feature continues to display it…

Remove old email addresses from Mail\'s auto-complete database
Read More

Text message fails on iPhone: “Error invalid number” notification

AT&T will say it’s Apple fault. Apple will say it’s AT&T’s fault. Either way, there’s a way to get rid of that nagging problem that won’t let you sent texts on your iPhone. I received a text from a friend of mine today, but when I went to reply…

Text message fails on iPhone: Error invalid number notification
Read More

Prevent accidental wake-ups when an Apple laptop’s lid is opened

A while back my precious Macbook Pro was the victim of a couple unfortunate “incidents” shall we say, which led to one of the two hooks on the top lid being broken off. Aside from being devastated that it was no longer in pristine condition…

Prevent accidental wake-ups when an Apple laptop\'s lid is opened
Read More

iChat video conferencing fails with communication error in Leopard

Upon upgrading to Mac OS X Leopard the day it came out this past October, I was pleasantly surprised that I didn’t run into any of the expected issues that go along with installing a new operating system… except one…

iChat video conferencing fails with communication error in Leopard
Read More

And so MacYourself is born…

Welcome, and thanks for checking out MacYourself! The editors of this site are Ant and Frankie P. and here we’re going to offer some tips, fixes, and reviews geared towards the average or new Apple product user. Articles and…

And so MacYourself is born...
Read More