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Tech Tip: Automatically Change Your OS X Desktop Background

While some people are content to use whatever default desktop background Apple puts in the latest version of Mac OS X, others get bored easily and want to see something new every so often. Fortunately, there’s a quick and easy way to do that automatically so that you don’t have to bring up System Preferences…
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Tech Tip: Creating Reminders Based on Location

Apple’s Reminders app is probably one of the most underused apps on both iOS and Mac OS X. Many people place meeting or personal reminders into Calendars, setting notifications to tell them when they need to do something. As...

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Tech Tip: Using Siri as a Quick Calculator

Sometimes pulling up the calculator on an iPhone just to make a quick calculation can take more time than if you just did the numbers on a piece of paper. You have to find the app, clear any previous...

Tech Tip: See What’s Going On...
The iOS 8 Calendar app Month view can seem rather useless. Although it shows about a month and a half at a glance, it only highlights days where something has...

iOS_8 Tech Tip: An Easy Way To...
I just got back from a three-week cruise that took me to a lot of fascinating (and cold) places. Whether it was good old England, Scotland, the Shetland Islands,...

Globe-DIY-231x300 Tech Tip: ‘An Error Occurred While...
Having worked in Technical Support here at OWC for some time now, I have helped customers handle many different types of errors and problems that they have come across. Some...

Siri being used to do currency conversions Tech Tip: Siri, Your Tireless Vacation...
Siri is surprisingly useful for foreign travel, where it can help you to ease the transition between the units used in your home country and those of the countries...

Screenshot with drop shadow Tech Tip: Get Rid Of Drop...
Writers who are grabbing screenshots for OS X articles and books often use specialized utilities that perform a number of tasks to achieve the perfect look, but the average...