Every Monday we show you how to do something quick and cool using with Mac OS X. Sometimes it's a tutorial on a lesser-known feature, other times it's a trick that uses built-in functionality such as Terminal — either way, these simple tips can make life better and easier, and they don’t require any special knowledge. All you need to do is follow the instructions!
Have you been having a slow wireless experience on your desktop or portable Mac? With the advent of new AirDrop technologies in OS X Yosemite and iOS 8, a feature called Apple Wireless Direct Link (AWDL) is to blame. This technology is used for AirDrop, AirPlay, and direct-play gaming connections. This could be a Bonjour and AWDL clash, but regardless, it can be a little annoying. To instantly see faster results, we've got a Terminal trick that'll make online surfing and network file transfers a little faster. Continue reading, and we'll show you how it's done.
Different videos call for different effects. When you want to show changes over a long-period of time, there’s time lapse, but when you want to show the detail in something that happens during a short period of time, you'll want to utilize the slow motion effect. We’ll show you how to pull this off with iMovie for Mac. Your homemade action films will look so much better.
While Verizon's cellular network may be ready for the iPhone's arrival, reports are that their website may not have been ready for the interest in Apple's device. There were multiple occurrences of downtime throughout the day on the Verizon Wireless website. Perchance it could be a good test run of what's to come for the carrier as it hopes to not repeat AT&T's iPhone 4 pre-order nightmare from last summer.