How to Create a macOS Sierra Installation Boot Disk

How to Create a macOS Sierra Installation Boot Disk

Whatever your feelings are about the "download only" delivery method Apple imposes for its operating system updates you would be well advised to ensure you have a bootable version of the OS for future emergency use. Especially important as the installer automatically...

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Opening Your Local Dropbox Folder from Alfred

Opening Your Local Dropbox Folder from Alfred

This is a quick tutorial showing how to implement an Alfred command to open your local Dropbox folder. In fact with a few small changes it can be adapted to open any folder. Using the Alfred Command Once implemented you will able to use a keyword to open you local...

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ScreenFlow 6 Review

ScreenFlow 6 Review

ScreenFlow 6 Review ScreenFlow is one of those rare easy-to-use yet professional level must-have apps for the Mac Platform. It is a screencasting studio allowing users to record, edit and share professional screencasts. Owned by Telestream since August 2008,...

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How to Create an OS X Installation Disk: Important Update

How to Create an OS X Installation Disk: Important Update

Every time Apple release new major versions of OS X I create a video showing you how to create a boot disk from the downloaded installer. Most of the time once you've checked the boot disk works you can safely leave it in a drawer until the fateful day you need...

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How to Create an OS X Installation Disk

How to Create an OS X Installation Disk

If you need to make an installation boot disk for OS X you're in the right place! Whatever your feelings are about the "download only" delivery method Apple imposes for its operating system updates you would be well advised to ensure you have a bootable version of...

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A Week Without My iPhone

A Week Without My iPhone

Today I'd thought I'd torment myself all over again by sharing something that happened a few weeks ago. You'll be glad to hear that I've just about recovered from the horror of the entire ordeal! As usual as Lent approached there was much talk of what...

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10 Years on a Mac

10 Years on a Mac

It’s hard for me to believe but it was 10 years ago today that I was up alarmingly early to travel across the Pennines to collect my first Apple Mac.

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A Very Drab Blab Gab … How Not to Use Blab

A Very Drab Blab Gab … How Not to Use Blab

Adobe have run public demonstration sessions of their applications for many years. You may call them webinars although the "terminology trend police" may frown on that term these days! Recently they delivered a live session demonstrating the new features of the latest...

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iPad Pro 9.7″ Cases

iPad Pro 9.7″ Cases

After the excitement of the iPad 2 case back in 2011 I've never bothered with an original Apple case or cover for my iPads. My new iPad Pro 9.7" is no exception. Unusually for me I bought this latest model in store on the day of release without any kind of...

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How to Create an OS X El Capitan Installation Boot Disk

How to Create an OS X El Capitan Installation Boot Disk

Whatever your feelings are about the "download only" delivery method Apple imposes for its operating system updates you would be well advised to ensure you have a bootable version of the OS for future emergency use. Especially important as the installer automatically...

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Video: Automating Lightroom

Video: Automating Lightroom

Adobe Lightroom automation features make Lightroom a complete powerhouse of image processing that can save you time, frustration and tedium freeing you up to revel in your creativity.

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Video: Adobe Lightroom Mobile

Video: Adobe Lightroom Mobile

Another recording of a session delivered live and dedicated to the Adobe Lightroom Mobile app. On the agenda was image editing and organization.

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Custom Shapes in Keynote

Custom Shapes in Keynote

Apple’s Keynote has a range of great preset shapes, but not an exhaustive collection. This is why you’ll appreciate the ability to create a custom shape tailored-made for your presentation. Keynote has a range of tools geared to helping you create custom shapes.

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Secrets of the OS X Color Picker

Secrets of the OS X Color Picker

The OS X Color Picker is a system wide tool for working with colors in your apps. While simple to use it is also feature rich with a range of hidden options that will save you time and effort when it comes to working with colors in all your Mac apps.

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Custom Shapes in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

Custom Shapes in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

PowerPoint has a wide range of great preset shapes, but not an exhaustive collection. This is why you’ll appreciate the ability to create a custom shape tailored-made for your presentation.

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Video: Halftone in Pixelmator

Video: Halftone in Pixelmator

Learn how to use Pixelmator to make cartoons, comics and much more using the Halftone feature. Create your own comic strip, design a cartoon or add pizzazz to your designs quickly and easily.

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How to Create an OS X Yosemite Installation Boot Disk

How to Create an OS X Yosemite Installation Boot Disk

Whatever your feelings are about the "download only" delivery method Apple imposes for its operating system updates you would be well advised to ensure you have a bootable version of the OS for future emergency use. Especially important as the installer automatically...

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