Monthly Archive: April 2015

Apr 26

Smart Folders

A folder is like a draw. They are simple and self explanatory… you put stuff in them and thats where they stay and that’s all there is to it. But the Mac OS lets you create “smart” folders that turn the concept of the humble folder into something very different and a whole lot more useful. You’ll …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://macservicesact.com.au/smart-folders-2/

Apr 25

Have fun with Dictation

Since Lion each Mac has had the ability to convert voice to text and, in a small way, replace applications like Dragon Dictate. But, as Apple seems intent on hiding the power of its software it looks for all the world like it is a one trick pony. With Dragon you can highlight text, move around the …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://macservicesact.com.au/have-fun-with-dictation/

Apr 25

iPhoto gets the boot

If you were to go back in time to a house 100 years ago you’d more than likely see rooms filled with large wooden tables, chairs with legs thicker than the people sitting in them and china cabinets that were almost big enough, and sturdy enough, to actually live in. But look at a house today …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://macservicesact.com.au/iphoto-gets-the-boot/