GarageBand has done a great job of bringing user-friendly, intuitive
home-recording tools to the masses. But while the results usually
outstrip the four-track compositions of yore, most GarageBand creations
sound like exactly what they are: one person recording simple musical
sketches to a computer. Fortunately, with the application of a few
simple pro-recording concepts, your solo projects can be so much more.
I want to produce CD labels on my Mac for the classical concerts
I’ve conducted for the last 40 years, which I’ve been burning onto CDs
using Pro Tools. Is there a simple, affordable application for
producing paste-on labels, which I prefer for my CDs?
The tip on organizing PDFs in iTunes was great (50 Things Every Mac
Geek Should Know). Now how about letting us know how to
get back to our original iTunes catalogs, and better yet, how to switch
between the music and the PDF files?
Anyone already familiar with the iPhone’s camera and photo
capabilities knows that, while it shines as a handheld photo manager,
its camera hardware isn’t going to knock anyone’s socks off.
are a number of simple tricks that can help you take better photos with
your iPhone right now. Plus, these techniques will still
apply, mostly, to any new model, regardless of its specific upgrades.
Recent advances in utilities that allow the Mac to read and write Windows NTFS formatted drives now makes it possible to encrypt data on thumb drives and share the encrypted thumb drives between a Mac and a PC.
I’m trying to switch from Firefox to Safari 3, because I want to
keep my bookmarks in sync between Safari on my Mac and Safari on my
iPhone. But so far I’m not a fan of Safari’s Google search box,
compared to Firefox’s. Do you know any keyboard shortcuts or other
tricks for it, to speed up my acclimation process a little?
I have an iPhone, and I sync it to my Mac at home. If I plug it into
my Mac at work, will it try to sync to that Mac? I don’t keep much on
that machine, just work stuff, and I don’t want all my personal
contacts, mail, calendars, and music on my iPhone replaced with data
from my work computer.