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Merge Calendars In Mountain Lion 1

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Merge Calendars In Mountain Lion

If you have multiple calendars you may want to combine and merge them into one calendar. This means you can work with one calendar rather than multiple entries. There is no default way to do this within Calendar, however there is a work around that we can use. This works on the Mac, however, if you have an iOS device you can do this on your computer and the calendars will be transferred over when it is sync’d with iCloud.

Repair and Recover A Damaged KeyChain 0

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Repair and Recover A Damaged KeyChain

Keychain is the life blood of many applications. If you save a password in Safari it will go into your keychain. It is a secure way of ensuring that you passwords are safe. If you are particularly unlucky this may become damaged or corrupted. This can be a problem and you may be returned with error messages. However, keychain has the ability to repair itself, so if you are having problems you can at least try and solve them.

How To Make Your Mac Run Smoother 0

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How To Make Your Mac Run Smoother

Make your Mac run like a well oiled machine is very simple. You just need to follow some basic rules to keep your Mac in tip top shape. Today’s post is done by a guest author, and mentions some very good tips that you can use to keep you Mac running smoothly. These are good posts that I recommend you follow, although simple it is the basic tips that you should follow to ensure you have the fastest Mac possible. I would also like to add the use of software cleanup tools such as CleanMyMac.

Connect With MacTricksAndTips on Twitter, Google Plus, Facebook & More 0

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Connect With MacTricksAndTips on Twitter, Google Plus, Facebook & More

This post is a quick summary of the various different ways in which you can follow and enjoy the ever growing community of MacTricksAndTips. This means if you are a follower on one particular network, you can get the latest posts right on your wall, feed or inbox. There is no reason to miss out. These are also various methods in which you can contact me.

Pick The Exact Screen Colour With Apple’s Colour Picker 0

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Pick The Exact Screen Colour With Apple’s Colour Picker

A variety of Mac apps have the built in colour selector. For example, if you want to change the colour of text within TextEdit, the shape colour within Preview. Practically anything in any app that uses the colour selector. This post is going to show you how to pick the exact colour of something on the screen. For example, if you have a blue hue that you want to use within a document, you can see it on your screen, we can pick this colour easily. It is far quicker than using the sliders or the colour wheel.

Find Your MAC Address In Mountain Lion 0

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Find Your MAC Address In Mountain Lion

If you need to do some higher level network configuration you may need to find your MAC address. MAC stands for media access control and is a unique way of identifying your network card and your Mac. Every Mac address is unique, therefor if makes your Mac unique. Sometimes you need this address if you need to allow your Mac onto a network. I needed my Mac address to allow my computer onto my university network.

The Best Usenet Newsgroup Readers For Mac OS X 1

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The Best Usenet Newsgroup Readers For Mac OS X

I have received a couple of emails the past couple of days regarding usenet newsgroup readers and nzb downloading apps. Its a popular, albeit old method of reading news and finding help. The advantage of it is that the posts are global, so you can communicate with the world. I read the latest mac news, of which I have found some helpful advice, on the mac newsgroup. Therefore, I give my list of the top newsgroup readers. If you wish to access the latest newsgroups, I get my subscription through giganews.

Disable Auto Correct In Mountain Lion 1

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Disable Auto Correct In Mountain Lion

Auto Correct is a great way of ensuring those little spelling mistakes are changed before you send an email or text. However, auto correct can change some words when you don’t want it to resulting in some funny and embarrassing mistakes. Within Mountain Lion you can turn it off globally. If you have excellent spelling and don’t need the assistance, you can turn it off.

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