Have you ever wished you could substitute someone’s iChat buddy icon? Maybe you’d prefer to see a favorite photo for close family members or perhaps you have a friend with questionable buddy icon taste. Whatever the reason, it’s quite easy to override the iChat buddy icon by replacing it with one of your own. Here’s [...]
These Mactoids are about the bundled applications that came preinstalled on your Mac. Browse below or look in the left column for specific Mac apps. Enjoy your Apple Macintosh!
Apple Mail allows you to unify all your email accounts under a single Mac interface. This makes it really convenient, as you can read and reply to your Gmail, Hotmail and other assorted email accounts from one desktop application. But did you know that you could view all of the email from all of your [...]
The default preview text in Font Book uses the upper- and lower-case alphabet, along with the first 10 numerals. If “ABC” and “123″ aren’t helping you visualize a font decision for a Web project or document, you can use custom preview text in Font Book instead. Here’s how.
The Character Palette is used to insert special characters in Mac OS X documents. This handy core service includes numerous glyphs, dingbats, accented letters, mathematical symbols and much more. You probably have a handful of special characters that you use often. Would you like quick access to your favorite special characters? Here’s how.
Have you ever needed to copy a Mac application icon? You may wish to include the application icon in a blog post, printed document, presentation slide or elsewhere. If so, stop rooting around in application folders using the ‘Show Package Contents’ method. Here is a much easier way.