Run a Screensaver as Your Desktop Image on Mac OS X

On June 26, 2010, in osx, by admin

I have always wanted to do this once in a while and have never found a way until now. You can run ScreenSaver’s as your desktop background. To do this you have to use a quick Terminal script. Open Terminal which is located in Applications>Utilities>Terminal.app and then type the following line in: /System/Library/Frameworks/ScreenSaver.framework/Resources/ScreenSaverEngine.app/Contents/MacOS/ScreenSaverEngine -background & […]

Force Quit Applications when they aren’t responding in OSX

On June 26, 2010, in osx, by admin

This is a trick that I use everyday at least and I think is my most used shortcut after Command-Tab on my Mac. Whenever a program or application isn’t responding or is not working, I use the shortcut Command-Option-Escape. This brings up this dialog. Select the application that you want to quit and then click […]

#3-> Mac OS X:Basics – The File Menu

On June 14, 2010, in Mac OS X:basics, osx, by admin

Another video in the series!

How to show hidden files in Finder and other cool things

On June 12, 2010, in osx, by admin

I created this program called Tinkermac about 2 years ago and I have been using it on a regular basis for a while, until I thought that I should release it free onto the internet. So here it is at mediafire. DOWNLOAD TINKERMAC FOR OSX It is really useful and fully functional. If you have […]

#2-> Mac OS X:Basics – The Finder Menu and Finder Preferences

On June 5, 2010, in Mac OS X:basics, osx, by admin

As promised, here is the second installment in the series going over the Finder Menu and Finder Preferences in os x. Remember the golden rule, that the computer shouldn’t have to change to fit your needs, not the other way around.

#1 -> Mac OS X:Basics-Introduction to the Apple Menu

On June 4, 2010, in Mac OS X:basics, osx, by admin

This is going to be my new series where I show you how to do some really basic usage of the Mac OS X operating system. Odds are if you are on this blog, you don’t really need this type of training but you probably know someone who does need it. So please tell them […]

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