When using most programs in OS X, you can hold various combinations of modifier keys (Shift, Command, and Option) when performing standard actions to invoke alternative functions. For instance, in most programs you can hold the Option key when clicking the red Close button to close all windows instead of only the foremost one. Continue reading
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How to access your Mac with Chrome Remote Desktop in iOS
If you are a Chrome user, then you might be interested in Google’s Chrome Remote Desktop app for your iPhone or iPad, which will allow you to connect to any system, be it PC or Mac, that is also running Chrome. This service has been available for Google’s Android platform, but now is available for iOS and should offer yet another approach for connecting to your Mac remotely. Continue reading
Firefox likely coming to iOS
In a recent tweet following an internal meeting at Mozilla, Lukas Blakk, the Firefox release manager made an announcement that indicates the company is breaking its stance of not bringing its popular Web browser to iOS, and will instead be pursuing a route to have the browser available as an App, similar to Chrome, Safari, and other browsers. In addition, Mozilla has made a similar announcement on its blog, outlining its new interest in iOS. Continue reading
How to share a Web page in OS X
If you are browsing the Web and wish to share the page you are visiting with others, then you can do so through several different means.
Some of these might be preferred for simplicity and ease of quickly sending a link, whereas others might be better for preserving what you are looking at. Continue reading
How to change the default Web browser and E-mail client in OS X
When you click a link in OS X, be it a Web link or a mailto link for sending an e-mail, OS X will open the default program that is associated for handling this type of link. In a fresh OS X installation, these will be set to Safari and Mail, but you can use any program that is capable of managing these links.
As with handling files of a particular type, OS X uses Continue reading
How to block popup windows in Mac Web browsers
Popup windows in Web browsers can be one of the more irritating aspects of browsing the Web. While most Web sites to not make use of popups, at times you might be directed to some that do.
In a few cases, these are necessary for the services the site is supplying; however, often these sites are spam sites where you might find yourself flooded with Continue reading