If you want both Mac and Windows compatibility with a large external hard drive, work with large file sizes, or want to quickly shuttle files from OS X to your Boot Camp partition, you’re going to run into some difficulty.
While OS X supports many Windows specific ways of doing things, dealing with the very common NTFS filesystem is a little sketchy. See, while OS X can read NTFS formatted drives (volumes), it can’t write to them. Here’s how to get over that and fully work with NTFS in OS X.
Bluetooth isn’t just for headsets, wireless keyboards and mice. You can transfer data over Bluetooth as well. It’s a little slow but it’s an easy way to put your own custom ringtones, wallpapers and other files onto your phone.
In this tutorial, I’ll walk you through pairing your device, navigating the directories and transferring files to (and from) your phone.
Watching video on your iPod is a great way to spend a long airplane, bus, or train ride. Sometimes you can be lucky and your video will just work but with DVDs and downloaded content, you’re going to need to convert it first.
Getting video set up for iPods is actually easier than you may think. Here’s what you do:
Ever watch a video on YouTube and want to keep it, for whatever reason? Ever wonder how to do this?
There are applications you can download and websites you can visit that will download online videos from YouTube, Google Video, and other places, but I find the websites are slow and the applications don’t always work.
I’ve stumbled across a way to do this and it’s so simple its surprising. Here’s what you do:
The most expensive component of a MacBook/Pro or iMac is the display. It’s also the part that you’ll pay most attention to as your stare at it all day. If you break one, even on an older model – it still costs more than the laptop is worth. If you damage it, you’ll have to look at that damage for hours at a time. So let’s look at 9 ways to take care of that display.