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How to record video from your iPhone onto your Mac

The secret is the QuickTime Player application in your Mac's Applications folder. QuickTime Player doesn't just play videos — it also records video …

Apple

How to use iCloud Drive the right way

If you haven’t been scared off cloud services by the Fappening or past horrors like MobileMe, you might want to try iCloud Drive, Apple’s answer to Dropbox and Google Drive. It’s a pretty great concept, an extension of the Apple philosophy from way back – documents are identified by the apps they …

Apple

How-to: Print customized address labels for holiday card envelopes

Using customized labels can help make your holiday cards look more modern and festive. In this article, you will learn how to make a group in your address book for holiday cards and print address labels based on that group in the color and style of your choice, including a photo.<p><b>Create a Holiday</b> …

Prettier Than Linen: Change The Login Screen Wallpaper In OS X Mavericks [OS X Tips]

The login screen wallpaper in OS X Mavericks is a pretty boring dark gray linen picture, with the Apple logo in the center. Yawn.<p>Far better to put in your own image, thereby customizing the login screen for your very own purposes, am I right? It’s not too tricky to do so, though it does require …

Hands-on: iMovie for Mac and iOS

Apple’s consumer filmmaking software, iMovie, has gotten its fair share of both praise and scorn over the years. It broke new ground in its initial …

Unibox Makes E-mail About People, Not Boring Old Mailboxes

There’s another new e-mail app available now for OS X, and it takes a different approach to your usual e-mail clients. It’s called Unibox, and it focusses on people, not messages.<p>Unibox’s sidebar contains thumbnails of your contacts instead of a list of e-mail folders, and the idea is that you can …

How-to: Mark up and caption images using Preview on OS X

Preview is a built-in Mac application that has many features that doesn’t get a lot of press. One of them is the ability to place a caption inside the body of the image. Another is to mark up images to remove confidential information. If you double click on an image outside of a photo editor like …

Use Safari To Create Your Own Web-Based Dashboard Widgets [OS X Tips]

Poor Dashboard widgets. They seem so sad, sitting there, their vast potential wasted by a lack of any good ones.<p>Luckily, our friends over at OS X Daily have pointed out a pretty slick way to roll your own using Safari. Who knew?<p>Here’s how to make your own darn widgets in OS X with nothing more than …

Secure or delete saved passwords in Firefox

Managing passwords in Firefox is relatively easy, but doesn't afford you the same flexibility you'll find in Google Chrome. When you mistype a password in Chrome, you can easily open the password manager and adjust the typo. However, in Firefox, you only have the option to delete the saved …

Mountains for Mortals: 7 of America's Best Summits for Beginners

Anyone who's spent even a little time in the mountains has pictured it: You're a couple hours into your hike; panoramas of sweeping valleys and jagged cliff lines consume your gaze. You wipe a bead of sweat off your brow as you climb higher and higher, each step bringing you closer to the …

National Parks

I bet you didn't know your iPad could do that

There has never been a "handier" computer than the iPad. Yes, that's a bold statement. Here are seven tips that back it up.<p><b>Use your thumbs to type letters that have no keys</b><br>When it comes to entering text on an iPad, many of us are all thumbs. The device's split keyboard lets you type characters with …

Watch this: Apple's WWDC 2013 keynote in exactly 10 minutes

Want to catch up on Apple's WWDC 2013 keynote but don't have two hours to spare? We've got you covered with a 10-minute edit of the event complete with plenty of Cook-isms, new OS X and iPhone / iPad features, and much, much more. If you prefer a more text-and-pictures-based education, here is …

Great Alternatives To iPhoto [Feature]

Picasa is, well, from Google, which means it does a lot, but lacks polish.<p>What I like best about Everpix is that I have access to all my photos, always.<p>Pixa will even detect and tag duplicate images.

Airmail for Mac review: Sparrow lamenters rejoice, an even better solution is here!

Airmail for Mac is a new third party mail client that not only supports a plethora of account types, but is also one of the most visually appealing …

Apps

Airmail Is A Gorgeous New Mail App For Your Mac, And It’s Just $1.99

If you’ve been looking for that perfect mail client for Mac since Sparrow sold itself to Google, then now’s the time to stop and check out Airmail, a gorgeous new mail client that just hit the Mac App Store.<p>It actually looks a lot like Sparrow, and it’s designed to provide you with a “modern and …

Pioneer's AppRadio 3 adds MirrorLink, Siri Eyes Free and more

While Pioneer did announce at CES 2013 that its AppRadio 2 smartphone-powered in-dash unit would support the iPhone 5, the company was hush on any additional updates. Now, however, it has finally unveiled AppRadio 3, which is set to arrive in two models oh-so-descriptively named SPH-DA110 and …