Holding the option key on your Mac can reveal new menu options and trigger time-saving features. It was fun exploring those hidden perks, and now that torch has passed to 3D Touch on iOS.
You can trim your Finder window to save space and reduce clutter, depending on your workflow. ⌘-⌥-S (View > Hide Sidebar) will hide the sidebar (the second gallery image), while ⌘-⌥-T (View > Hide Toolbar) […]
iTunes 11 has a new Up Next feature that’s sort of in between iTunes DJ and just shuffling your music. You can play music from your library or playlist, add a song to Up Next […]
Since OS X Leopard in 2007, the default Help menu in virtually all apps has contained a search box for tracking down the name of a menu feature you need. For example: type “new” in […]
OS X Mountain Lion supports a new system-wide notification service much like iOS’s. A new button to the right of Spotlight in the menubar allows you to show and hide the Notifications sheet that contains […]
You can hold ⌥ (Option) to make windows resize symmetrically, from the center. It even works when resizing from any corner in Lion. Update: You can also hold ⇧ (Shift) to resize a window proportionally. […]
Like many IRC clients and developer utilities, iChat 6.0 in Lion makes it easy to scroll back through the messages you have sent to a buddy and re-send them. With your input focus in the […]
OS X Lion hides the ~/Library folder for good reason, but there are a couple easy tricks to dig in there if you really need to.
In the Finder’s Columns view, you can Option-click a photo in the Preview column on the right to zoom into it. You can then use two-finder gestures to pan around, Option-click to zoom in further, […]