On Windows you can hit the keys Windows+L to lock your computer if you step away. I don't want to have to remember if sleep currently asks for a password, if there is a time out where my screen isn't ...
This question serves to share and collect the enhancements which are not documented by Apple, or documented poorly. Please justify your answer; if it is something that is well documented by Apple and ...
I know that when you put your Mac laptop to sleep and the battery dies, next time you plug it in it will wake up from the state it was prior to being put to sleep. There are also hacks to get this ...
I've just read with pleasure, and learned a lot from these questions : OS X Terminal Tips and Tricks OS X Hidden features and nice tips & tricks OS X Applications you can't live without But I ...
I'm designing a creative / funny prank for OSX via command line. By running in the background, most users would not notice it when she/he first starts using the computer. Using say command with ...
Kind of like this: Got any Mac OS X hidden features or nice tips & tricks? but specific to OS X Lion 10.7.x ONLY Do you know any hidden or little-known nice feature of OS X 10.7 (Lion)? It ...
How can I replicate Windows Home/End keys to use to jump to the end of a line or use Shift to highlight to the end or start of a line
On previous versions of Mac OS X pressing ⌥+⇧+volume+ would adjust the volume by quarter increments. This seems to have been removed in Lion. Is there any way to do fine volume ...
In windows when right clicking a folder there is an option: send to -> desktop (create shortcut). How can I do this on a Mac?
Obviously other than muting the computer. I just want to create a screenshot without having that "camera sound" come out. Is there a way to disable this sound?
A thing that I like with Windows 7 is that I can have the gadgets (widgets) open and visible all the time, e.g. a small RSS reader in the corner of the desktop. I would like to be able to have a ...
A handy tip I discovered by accident. Highlight any file in an Open/Save window, press the space bar and voila! there is your file in all it's glory.
I've looked around but can't seem to find any good answers. Would appreciate any pointers.
When an application pops up the Mac OS X standard file or directory chooser dialog it won't allow me to open packages so that I can select something within. Is there a way to do this without creating ...