Parallels Version 11 – Important changes that you should be aware of

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”

Having Fun With Photobricks for iOS and OS X

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”

TUAW: This is the most important Mavericks keyboard shortcut you’ll discover all day

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”

Mac-cessibility Network: All Things Accessibility for Apple Products

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”

Camtasia 2 Update for Mac

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”

Add Spacers to the OS X Dock

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”

Quick Tip: Turn off OS X Notification Center

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”