Use iWeb To Share Your Family Photos

If your family is spread out and the best way for you to share your pictures is on the web then this is for you. I love to share my pictures of my family online but don't like not having the control over them that I may have to give sites like flickr and others like it. In this post I am going to show you how to use iWeb to take total control over how you share your photos online.

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Switch Between All Open Windows

Over at The Mac Tipper Blog they have posted a great tip for using your keyboard to cycle through all of the open windows. The short cut is called "Move focus to the active window or next window" in the Keyboard Shortcuts area of the Keyboard & Mouse System Preference Pane. According to the post the default is "Control + F4" but, if you are like me and on a macbook and just hit the "Control +F4" all it does is change the volume (some newer Macbook keyboards are different). For the default to work for me I also have to hit the "FN" key and to hit all of those keys its not a comfortable [...]

Want To See What an iPhone Only Website Looks Like without an iPhone

Have you ever wanted to see what one of the iPhone only websites look like? With Safari you can. First, you will need to use Safari in the Developer mode. (WAIT ITS REALLY EASY I PROMISE DON'T LET THE DEVELOPER MODE SCARE YOU) To use the developer mode in safari all you have to do is open the Preferences menu in Safari and click on the Advanced tab. (more…)

Find Out The Total Size of More than One File

Most people know that if you right click and select "Get Info" or "Command + I" on a file in Finder you will get all kinds of information about the file. But, did you know that if you select a few files and "Option + Command + 1" "Option + Command + I"(Thanks Dave M for the pick up)on that it will show you the total size of the files you have selected.

Open Toolbar Searches In A New Window Or Tab

I like to do my Google searches in the toolbar from either Firefox or Safari. I also like to have the searches open in a new window or tab in the browser that I am using.
To open new the new search from Safari's toolbar search all you need to do is type in your search terms and instead of hitting enter hit command + enter.
In Firefox the process is much the same, type in your search terms in the toolbar and then hit option + return to open a new window or tab.

Quicker Force Quit

If you have ever had an Application lock up on you in OS X and had to force quit it you know that normally you would go to the apple in the upper right and select the force quit menu. Here is away to speed up the process. If you hold down the shift key after you hit the apple the option to force quit the active Application will appear and you can force quit from there. You can also right (secondary) click on the Application on the doc and then hold down the alt/option key and this will allow you to quit the application you right clicked on.

Turn Your Macbook Into A Video Camera

Huckleberry is a small set of 2 mirrors that change the view of the built-in iSight camera by 180 degrees. You take this small device and set it onto you your portable mac and it will record what is on the other side. This could be used to iChat with family or hold meetings or even shoot a video podcast. I am sure that there are many more uses for this product. How would you use it?