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Josh Ocampo Josh Ocampo Nov 09, 2019 at 01:45.

Visit Any National Park for Free This Veterans' Day

Visit Any National Park for Free This Veterans' Day

This coming Monday, November 11, more than 400 National Park Service sites will offer free admission in recognition of Veterans’ Day and as one of five Free Entrance days each year; this includes free access to parks like Yosemite, Zion, and the Grand Canyon National Parks.

While entrance to some parks is already free, you might expect to pay per person or vehicle (and sometimes both) for...

Thorin Klosowski Thorin Klosowski Oct 15, 2017. 7 comments

Make Your Own Custom Dark Mode Menu Bar Icons for OS X Yosemite Apps

Make Your Own Custom Dark Mode Menu Bar Icons for OS X Yosemite Apps

The dark menu bar in OS X Yosemite is great, but a lot of icons don't play well with the new look. iDownloadBlog shows off how to make your own so they integrate better.

This really only works if you're using dark mode all the time, but if so, it's basically just creating your own little icons using Preview. It's a pretty straightforward process highlighted in the video above, so if...

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Thorin Klosowski Thorin Klosowski Sep 22, 2017. 6 comments

Add a Power Charging Sound to Your MacBook with a Terminal Command

Add a Power Charging Sound to Your MacBook with a Terminal Command

When you plug in your iPhone, you get a very satisfying little chime letting you know that alls well. If you’d like to have that same sound effect on your MacBook, OS X Daily shows you how.

Your MacBook’s power cord already has a visual indicator showing that it’s plugged in, but adding a little sound effect is easy to do. Just open up Terminal (Applications Utilities) and type...

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Thorin Klosowski Thorin Klosowski Sep 08, 2017. 15 comments

Microsoft Releases Preview Build for Office for Mac 2016

Microsoft Releases Preview Build for Office for Mac 2016

Mac: Microsoft Office for the Mac hasn't been fully updated since 2011, but Microsoft just put the training wheels on its preview build for Office 2016, and you can check it out for free right now.

The preview comes packed with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and Outlook. As you'd expect, it sports a brand new look, full-screen views, and Retina display optimization. Office 2016 only...

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Thorin Klosowski Thorin Klosowski Sep 02, 2017. 13 comments

Fantastical 2 Adds a New Look, Full Calendar View, and a Price Bump

Fantastical 2 Adds a New Look, Full Calendar View, and a Price Bump

Mac: Fantastical has long been one of the Mac's best calendar apps and today a brand new version comes packed with a ton of new features, a new look, and unfortunately, a less-accessible price tag.

Fantastical Is an Attractive, Intelligent Calendar Tool that Costs a Little Too Much

Mac OS X: Menu bar application Fantastical translates plain language to calendar events through a…

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Thorin Klosowski Thorin Klosowski May 01, 2015.

Preview Links in Safari, Mail, and Messages with Three-Finger Tap

Preview Links in Safari, Mail, and Messages with Three-Finger Tap

For a while now, the three-finger tap in OS X has been an easy way to look up the definition of a word. But in OS X 10.10.3 you can also use it to preview links in Apple’s apps.

To get a link preview, just mouseover a link in Safari, Mail, or Messages, than tap the trackpad with three fingers. You should get a popover that previews that link. Tap anywhere inside and it’ll open it in a new...

Thorin Klosowski Thorin Klosowski Apr 25, 2015. 2 comments

Create Multiple Libraries in Photos with a Keyboard Shortcut

Create Multiple Libraries in Photos with a Keyboard Shortcut

Setting up and using Apple’s new Photos app is easy enough , but one thing you might not notice immediately is the ability to keep multiple libraries on your computer. Cult of Mac points to a keyboard shortcut that makes it easy to swap between libraries.

How to Set Up and Use Apple's New Photos App in OS X Yosemite

Last week, Apple released an update to Yosemite that includes a new Photos...

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Thorin Klosowski Thorin Klosowski Apr 22, 2015. 1 comments

Move Your Apple Photos Library with a Simple Setting Tweak

Move Your Apple Photos Library with a Simple Setting Tweak

For better or worse, Apple’s new Photos app sets itself up automatically using your previous settings for iPhoto (if you had it). This can make it a bit confusing to deal with if you need to move things around. Thankfully, How-To Geek shows you how to change the location of the library.

How to Set Up and Use Apple's New Photos App in OS X Yosemite

Last week, Apple released an update to...

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Dave Greenbaum Dave Greenbaum Mar 09, 2015. 4 comments

cDock Customizes the Background and Color of Your Mac’s Dock

cDock Customizes the Background and Color of Your Mac’s Dock

Apple doesn't give you many options for customizing your dock from the System Preferences. Free app cDock lets you customize the colors and backgrounds to your heart's content.

cDock lets you change just about anything on the Dock. It comes pre-installed with colored themes so your don't leave your Mac with the transparent default (I like the light blue background myself). How-To Geek...

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