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Show More Than 7 Days In A Week In iCal [OS X Tips]

Show More Than 7 Days In A Week In iCal [OS X Tips]

iCal brings out the love/hate side of the Mac fan base, with folks either praising the built-in Mac calendaring app or spreading vitriol thickly all over it. Regardless of your own specific opinion, however, todays tip will allow users to have just a bit more control over their iCal app.

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Specify Which Albums Are Displayed In Photo Frame On iPad, Or Disable The Feature Completely [iOS Tip]

Specify Which Albums Are Displayed In Photo Frame On iPad, Or Disable The Feature Completely [iOS Tip]Specify Which Albums Are Displayed In Photo Frame On iPad, Or Disable The Feature Completely [iOS Tip]

Photo Frame is a nifty feature on the iPad that allows you to show off your photo collection by turning your device into a digital photo frame when it’s not in use. By default, the feature cycles through all of the photos stored on your device, which could mean that an embarrassing image can pop up at any time and spoil the afternoon tea you were enjoying with friends.

Did you know that you can set Photo Frame to display images only from selected albums, or disable it completely to stop unwanted access? Here’s how to customize your Photo Frame and prevent that shot of you in your Justin Bieber pajamas from popping up again.

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Turn Off Your Desktop [OS X Tips]

Example of dialog box created by AppleScript

If you’re using your Mac to give a presentation, you might not want everybody to see your messy desktop! If so, you can run a quick command that will hide your desktop icons.

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Scroll In Super Slow Motion In OS X Lion [OS X Tips]

Scroll In Super Slow Motion In OS X Lion [OS X Tips]

Here’s a neat and simple trick that will slow down scrolling to a nice, leisurely pace — great if you’re trying to read while scrolling.

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