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Archive for September, 2009

Tweaks & keyboard shortcuts for Stacks in 10.6 Snow Leopard

Stacks are like mini-Finder viewers built right into the Dock. The feature got a few nice improvements in Mac OS X Snow Leopard and, with some shortcuts and customizations, it can be even better. Back in the early days of MacYourself, we published…

Tweaks & keyboard shortcuts for Stacks in 10.6 Snow Leopard
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Everything you need to know about MMS on your AT&T iPhone

Today is the big day that AT&T finally unleashed MMS (multimedia messaging service) for iPhone users. Most people are reporting success so far, while others are experiencing issues. And one issue might not be a real problem at all…

Everything you need to know about MMS on your AT&T iPhone
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Not digging the 3D glass Dock in 10.5 and 10.6? Enable 2D mode

When OS X 10.5 Leopard came out a little under 2 years ago, the Mac community was split between those who loved the new 3D glass shelf Dock and those who despised it. With a quick tweak in Terminal, everyone wins. If eye…

Not digging the 3D glass Dock in 10.5 and 10.6? Enable 2D mode
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Mac browser showdown: Multi-Touch gestures in Safari vs. Firefox

Those big, spacious trackpads on Apple’s recent notebooks were built for fancy finger maneuvers. It just so happens that the two main Mac internet browsers – Apple’s Safari and Mozilla’s Firefox – were built the same way. Although a…

Mac browser showdown: Multi-Touch gestures in Safari vs. Firefox
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Even more ways to utilize Exposé in OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

We published an article called “Cool new enhancements to Exposé in Mac OS X Snow Leopard” a couple weeks ago thinking that was all the feature had to offer, but it turns out that’s not the case. There are even more nifty tricks to learn!

Even more ways to utilize Exposé in OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
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iPhone tips & tricks: Email attachments, call duration, and more

The iPhone is Apple’s hottest product – and for good reason. It’s packed full of little tips and convenient features that seem to gradually pop up over months of use. Apple released the latest version of the iPhone and iPod touch…

iPhone tips & tricks: Email attachments, call duration, and more
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7 random features found throughout Mac OS X Snow Leopard

Rather than focus on specific system applications like we’ve done for the past few articles, let’s take a broader look at 10.6 Snow Leopard and cover some random odds & ends. According to our statistics, the latest version of Mac…

7 random features found throughout Mac OS X Snow Leopard
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Snow Leopard’s faster, more robust Preview for PDFs & images

Continuing our coverage of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, we take a look at enhancements to Preview. Primarily used as a PDF and image viewer, Preview is becoming more powerful and lightweight at the same time. The raw…

Snow Leopard's faster, more robust Preview for PDFs & images
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An introduction to Snow Leopard’s all-new QuickTime X player

Perhaps the most radical and obvious change in Mac OS X Snow Leopard is the totally revamped QuickTime X player. Taking what they learned from the iPhone’s media player, Apple has started with a clean slate on the Mac side…

An introduction to Snow Leopard's all-new QuickTime X player
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