Prior to Parallels Version 11 you were able to use the Parallels software on any of the Macs you owned and used for non-commercial work. With Version 11 you are no longer allowed to do this. So you need to purchase a license key for each and every Mac. VMWare Fusion has a completely differentContinue reading “Parallels Version 11 – Important changes that you should be aware of”
Just a few minutes ago I discovered the Photobricks app for OS X and iOS which creates LEGO™ mosaics from photographs. Photobricks is a completely free, ridiculously easy-to-use mosaic creation software specialized to work with LEGO® bricks. With Photobricks, you can make beautiful mosaics from your favorite images with the push of a button. ForContinue reading “Having Fun With Photobricks for iOS and OS X”
Mavericks’ new Control-Command-Space bar shortcut came up once again during conversation in the TUAW chat room this morning. Once again, I was surprised that this cool little trick isn’t universally known. As a public service announcement, we’d like to continue to spread the word about this delightful shortcut. Get yourself over to any text entryContinue reading “TUAW: This is the most important Mavericks keyboard shortcut you’ll discover all day”
Snagit has been my “go to” app for on OS X for all things screen capture. This update adds some nice features that I have been asking for. Snagit in combination with Camtasia 2 for screencasts are the most used tools now in my “educators toolbox”.
On the October 13, 2013 episode of the legendary MacCast, Adam Christianson interviews Josh de Lioncourt, a blind Apple products user. Josh is part of the Maccessibility Network which focusses on accessibility of Apple products: Maccessibility is devoted to connecting, compiling, and providing easy access to the best resources for blind, visually impaired, and other disabilityContinue reading “Mac-cessibility Network: All Things Accessibility for Apple Products”
TechSmith released version 2.5 of their Camtasia 2 for Mac software. Here are a list of the fixes and improvements: Enhancements in Version 2.5.0 Added a share history window Added Facebook and Twitter buttons in the share history window using the built-in social features of OS X 10.8 and later. Improved capture frame rate byContinue reading “Camtasia 2 Update for Mac”
A few days ago I was watching a video tutorial about CodePen and I noticed that the narrator had spacers in his OS X dock. A quick Google search found this Life Hacker article by Melanie Pinola on how to issue a few Terminal commands to get spacers in the dock. Hope this helps you get yourContinue reading “Add Spacers to the OS X Dock”
On a occasion when I am sharing my screen with others I seem to always forget to disable OS X’s Notification Center. Typically you would turn it off using System Preferences however, I just learned that you can simply Option-Click on the Notification Center icon in the upper right corner of the menu bar toContinue reading “Quick Tip: Turn off OS X Notification Center”