Tag Archives: Mac

Leaders in Mobility

Mobile technology is changing the educational Landscape. Come see how Apple is leading the world in mobility products for education. From the best-in-class MacBooks to the pocket-sized iPod & iPhone Leaders in Mobility with over 300,000 apps, this event will … Continue reading

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Mac usage surges amongst University of Virginia freshmen since 2004

The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) is reporting that over 40 percent of University of Virginia’s freshmen were using a Mac in 2009. According to the University of Virginia’s Information Technology and Communication (ITC), which services the IT needs for most … Continue reading

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Office for Mac 2011 coming in October

Microsoft has announced that the new Mac version of it’s Office suite will be available this October. Included in the suite are Word for Mac, PowerPoint for Mac, Excel for Mac and Messenger for Mac. If you get the Office … Continue reading

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Get Assets Back Out of PowerPoint

Have you ever needed to get pictures or a movie you’ve imported into a PowerPoint back out to use in another presentation or on a web page? I might have an easier way when copy-and-paste just won’t cut it. Apple’s … Continue reading Continue reading

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It’s not all about iPods…

With the recent announcements from Apple (which you can watch at www.apple.com/quicktime/qtv/keynote) about iPods (which you can see at www.apple.com) , some of you might have missed some of the little details and some other announcements. Hopefully, this will get … Continue reading Continue reading

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Intel Inside My Mac

In June of last year, Apple announced the biggest change to the Mac in over 10 years… the move of the Mac’s core processor from a PowerPC chip to an Intel one. In January, Apple announced the switch had begun … Continue reading Continue reading

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33 percent of Yale faculty choose Macs

A report in the Yale Daily News reports on the increasing use of Macs by faculty and students alike: “Ten years ago, the computer world was different than today, and it seemed like Microsoft had bested its rivals. Beleaguered was … Continue reading Continue reading

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Ejecting a CD or opening a CD tray on a Mac using a non-Mac keyboard

Ejecting a CD or opening a CD tray on a Mac using a keyboard without the “Eject” key or How to add a CD eject button to the Menu Bar I have had two people ask me about this in … Continue reading

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Fun and Free (or almost Free) Mac Software.

BackLight 2.0 The freeware BackLight 2.0 provides a menu extra that allows you to use screensavers as your desktop background. It can also change your screensaver and open the preferences. The developer recommends a Quartz Extreme-capable machine to use the … Continue reading Continue reading

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