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We all seem to use Mail, or other email apps regularly. With the advent of larger Mail boxes and faster internet speeds, attachments to emails become more common. I regularly get emails from people and friends with images, files and PDF’s. These 1mb+ files don’t seem to big on there own. However, once you start adding them up they take up a lot of disk space, and if you have a web based email provider a lot of space in your allowed storage space. This post is going to show you too methods to keep these attachments in check.

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Four More Quick Tips To Increase Disk Space

A couple of days ago I post a small article on how to keep your Mac clean and maximise as much space as possible. Today’s post is going to feature four more quick tips which have been sent in by readers of the site. These are simple and easy to complete, but allow you to maximise as much disk space as possible on your Mac. I like to do these little tasks every couple of weeks to ensure that I keep the clutter down.

5 Quick Tips For Cleaning Space On Your Mac 0

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5 Quick Tips For Cleaning Space On Your Mac

I am always on the hunt to have as much free disk space as possible. Since we all have limited hard drive space it is useful to keep your Mac as lean as possible so you can fill it with stuff you actually want. Rather than wondering where it has all gone, this post is going to show you 5 quick tips that allow you to keep that Mac in tip top shape. Most are rather simple, but often forgotten, a couple are slightly more complicated but give you create one off hits in keeping your Mac clean.

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Multiple Rename Of Files Within Finder

You have a list of 100 Finder items that need to be renamed. A long an laborious task if you don’t have some powerful tools to help you. Finder has an excellent tool for multiple rename’s of files and folders. It is very simple to use and with some quick tips you can rename files with ease and simplicity. If you are smart, you can also apply some basic rules which can get quite complex. This is tip is also useful if you need to delete part of the name of a file.

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How To Crop Photos Quickly And Effectively In Photos App

I love the photos app on my Mac, it is one of the tools I have open every day and is immensely powerful, granted it doesn’t have the power of Photoshop, but it is pretty good for most users. Today’s post is going to show you how to use the cropping tools within the application. A good picture is made great with a small amount of tweaking. The best method is to have a good crop to bring the focus of the image to the front.

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Where Has Secure Delete Gone? How To Delete Files Securely

In the previous versions of Mac OS X you can securely delete files. I found this very handy for certain financial documents that I wanted to remove without the risk of having anything left behind should my Mac become compromised or stolen. Normally this would be accessed from Finder > Securely Empty Trash or right clicking on the Trash Dock icon and selecting Secure Empty Trash. This has been removed in the latest version of Mac OS due to a security venerability, but there is a method of doing this with Terminal.

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Shortcut To Bring Up Shutdown, Sleep or Restart

This is a quick post to show you how to quickly bring up the dialog box or shutting down, restarting or putting your Mac to sleep. This dialog box has disappeared from recent versions of the latest Mac OS. To bring it back simply press the Control + Eject key. This tip, obviously, only works for those Mac’s that have an eject key so is more of legacy short cut.

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Quickly Re-Dial The Previous Number On Your iPhone

This is on of those tips that is usually hidden until you accidentally stumble upon it. If you make a call using your phone, you can quickly redial the previous number by pressing the big green dial button. This will load the previous number into the phone field. Press the green button again and you are dialling. A quick tip but hand if you need to re-dial.

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