If you ever take photographs, there’s a good chance you’ll have hundreds of pictures on your Mac that need editing and tweaking at some point (if you don't already). But if iPhoto and Preview don't seem to be up to the daunting job, and you can't splurge on Photoshop, give the free GNU Image Manipulation Program (or GIMP, for short) a try. Here's a guide to get you started with this surprisingly robust program.
Improving your Numbers skillset can take some effort, but with this tutorial we can have a little fun at the same time. Here, learn how to design an interactive quiz you can use just for kicks or for educational purposes, then share it with friends and family — and it'll let you brush up on some spreadsheet techniques as well.
Apple's delivering some big changes to OS X. For the first time in over a decade, Apple’s desktop operating system has received a complete overhaul, leaving no pixel unturned. In OS X Yosemite, everything from the dock to the “stoplight” buttons have been given a visual makeover, but the changes in Yosemite go far below the surface. Even without any new apps to play with, Apple has given us plenty of things to explore, with an array of features that make OS X more intuitive and powerful than ever before. But if you could use some help adjusting to your new surroundings, pull up a chair and let us help you out.
OS X has evolved and became better of the years, and while it's changed names, at its core, it's still the same basic operating system that Steve Jobs introduced back in 2000. Over the years, Apple has added new features, and new shortcuts as well. That's why we'd like to present to you the top 5 OS X tips and tricks that all Apple users should know. Once you learn how to use them, you'll wonder how you ever lived without them.
Cross-processing was originally a technique used in traditional dingy darkrooms, and involved developing print film using chemicals designed for use with slide film or vice versa. The results of the technique could sometimes be a bit hit-and-miss, but when it worked, boy, it really worked. Now you can get the same results using Adobe Photoshop Elements, which gives you the ability to tweak individual color channels to replicate almost any cross-processing chemical combination you might desire — without the mess!
A lot of Apple fans have already upgraded to iOS 8 following the recent release of Apple's latest mobile operating system, but for those of you that haven't, here are a few quick tips to make the experience easier.
The era of the silent film started in 1894, and finally ended in 1937. These days, it’s difficult to imagine a movie being made without sound. So it’s good to know that even though Premiere Elements is a consumer-grade video-editing application, it does offer some means of working with your clips’ audio. In this article, we'll show you how to make your videos sound their best.
Every Monday we show you how to do something quick and cool using built-in OS X utilities such as Terminal, Apple’s command line application. These easy hacks can make life better and simpler, and don’t require any knowledge of coding — all you need is a keyboard to type 'em out!
The Mac prides itself on keyboard shortcuts. For almost every command, there is an equal keyboard shortcut that can provide an action faster. Being familiar with the keyboard shortcuts on your Mac will help you navigate and work faster. In this how-to, we present to you five commands that will change your life once you start using them. They're simple to use, easy to remember, and can make using your Mac even faster. Continue reading for the full details.