Friday, January 22, 2010

Ep. 113: Customize Mac Part 2 of 3

In this part 2 of 3 on customizing your Mac, D.Lee Beard explains how to change icons sizes, the text size under icons, how to move the text to the side of the icons, how to adjust the space between icons, how to change Finder window backgrounds to different colors and images, how to have the Finder show document info under the icon name such as pixel size of images, duration of videos, and how many items in a folder. 5 min. 22 sec.
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Thursday, January 14, 2010

Ep. 112: Customize Your Mac OS

D.Lee explains how to customize a Mac with the Finder preferences including how to turn on or turn off what drives or servers show up automatically on the desktop, how to change the home location for a new Finder window, how to adjust the spring loaded folders feature, how to add color labels to files and folders, how to add text titles to those labels , how to customize the sidebar and toolbar on the Finder windows, how to turn off the "empty trash" warning, and more. This is Part 1 of 3 on customizing a Mac. Next week's episode will cover the Finder's view options. 9minutes, 31 seconds.
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Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Ep. 111: Find Free Public Domain Video and Images

D.Lee Beard explains where to find free public domain images and video just like the ones he used in his iMovie `09 tutorial series. Public domain content is available for anyone to use freely for any purpose so there are no copyright problems to worry about! D.Lee also discusses the "Creative Commons" license.
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