Uninstalling Programs in OS X, isn't that great since you can only uninstall programs that you downloaded from the Mac App Store. What if you wanted to download something from the web and then decided you wanted to delete it? In this video, I show you an application that you can download so you can remove all traces of the program, which uninstalls it completely from your Mac.
I found a helpful extension for my web browser (Safari) called WOT which scans links and alerts you when you are about to visit a bad website. It uses a system which allows other users that use the same extension to place ratings on the websites so you can know which websites to trust and which ones not to trust, This extension works on all major web browsers and is free to use.
You can download the extension here:
In the next few weeks, you will soon be able to rearrange the applications in the Google Navigation Menu so you can start prioritizing your most used services. You will be able to add programs such as Google Keep for even faster access to the services you love the most.
No word on if this will only be supported by Google Chrome or if this will be supported by all desktop browsers.
Google Now, has finally arrived on Chrome for Desktop (Stable Build). Now, you can receive sports scores, travel information and other cards right from the notifications for Chrome.
To enable this, make sure you update your browser and that you are signed into a Google account that is connected to an Android or iOS device that has Google Now enabled on it, from here you should automatically receive information cards when you need them most.
If you are experiencing some problems with Spotlight on Mac, then it is a good idea to Re-index it so it has to organize its contents all over again, bringing you back better results when it is done.
Please note that this can take 30 minutes- a few hours, depending on how much content you have on your system.
Twitter, has just released a tool to find out what your first tweet was to celebrate its 8th birthday! By using this tool, you can enter in any twitter handle that you want to see what their first tweet was as well. This is pretty cool, if you are someone who likes to tweet a lot about different things.
You can find out what your first tweet is by clicking on the link below:
One of the things that Google Drive has over iCloud, is an option to download a special folder so that any file you drop into it to sync across all devices. There is a way of creating a special folder for iCloud, although it requires a little extra work. In this video, I show you how to locate a folder on your System so you can sync files across all of your Apple devices.
With the release of iOS 7, Apple has brought a new feature called Automatic App Updates which updates all of your applications that you downloaded from the App Store in the background, saving you time from going into the App Store to update them by hand. Some people don't like this feature because they want to read the change log for the latest updates so that they can utilize the new features. In this video, I show you how to disable this new feature so that you can manually update your applications.
In OS X, Apple included a handful of useful trackpad gestures to speed up your work flow but have you ever wanted to create your own gestures for your accessories such as a Mouse and Trackpad? In this video, I show you a program called BetterTouchTool which allows you to do just that.