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Tumblr Tip Of The Day: iPhone Text Message Previews

So your sitting on the table having dinner, Your iPhone is on the table and your friend sends you a hilarious(yet very inappropriate) text message and you can see it right on your home screen. This is one of my least favorite features on the iPhone - luckily you can disable it!. Small but great tip. 

Settings>Notifications>Messages>Show Preview(off).

Happy texting!.

Get rid of the Skins on your Address Book & iCal.

If your one of the people who hated the new skins on Lion this one is for you my friends.

De-Skin them and get back the aluminum

Step by step instructions here!

http://macnix.blogspot.com/2011/07/change-mac-os-x-107-lion-ical-skin-to.html

Online Sessions!!

Ever wanted to learn from the fantastic team at How Lounge but you live outside of New York? Maybe you’re on vacation and you want to make the most of your time? 

The team at How Lounge would like to announce that we are now offering Online Training sessions. 

Book a custom appointment online www.howlounge.com, or give us a call 1.347.855.4469 and we will set up the online session with one of our dedicated trainers.

Experience what makes our approach so unique, from the comfort of your own home.

Merge PDF files!

Tumblr tip of the day:

Combining PDF’s - a simple way to combine pdf files.

Open up the PDF file using Preview on your mac.

After you open the PDF open the thumbnails view on preview.(Option+Command+2)

Navigate to the very top and drag the other PDF into the top of the sidebar.

Wallah, you’ve combined the 2 pdf’s. Don’t forget to do a Save As, with a new name so that your original pdf remains untouched.

Tumblr Tip of the day: Looking to become a DJ but your broke?

Well, Your lucky it’s 2011.

Here are 2 great apps that will allow you to start djing with just your mac!.

Virtual DJ & Mixxx!

Some tutorials on them soon.

What does Floccinaucinihilipilification Mean?

Ever get stuck on a word while reading an article?  Check out this easy way of finding out the definition of the work:

1. highlight the word
2. Hold down “Control” “Command” and “D”

as simple as that, you will have the definition of the word you were looking for.  This tip is definitely not a floccinaucinihilipilification.  

Animate Yourself.

Animated GIF images can be more stress than they are worth.  Here is an easy way to make one of yourself using Photo Booth!!!!!

1. Open photo booth 
2. Choose the “Four Quick Pictures Option”
3. Get ready to Smile and Move
4. Hit the Red button and 4 photos will be taken in sequence
5. Once you have the 4 shots you like Go to File > Export
6. Here you will have a GIF option
7. Name your file and send it somewhere!!!

Happy Animating!! 

Tumblr Tip of the day: iConcert Cal

So, This really cool plug in works within itunes and it’s wonderful.

Want to stay up do date with the concerts in your area that Your interested in?

iConcertcal will scan your library and it will tell you when the artists on your library are playing in town. Check it out here.

Tumblr Tip Of The Day: iPhone Text Message Previews

So your sitting on the table having dinner, Your iPhone is on the table and your friend sends you a hilarious(yet very inappropriate) text message and you can see it right on your home screen. This is one of my least favorite features on the iPhone - luckily you can disable it!. Small but great tip. 

Settings>Notifications>Messages>Show Preview(off).

Happy texting!.

Get rid of the Skins on your Address Book & iCal.

If your one of the people who hated the new skins on Lion this one is for you my friends.

De-Skin them and get back the aluminum

Step by step instructions here!

http://macnix.blogspot.com/2011/07/change-mac-os-x-107-lion-ical-skin-to.html

Online Sessions!!

Ever wanted to learn from the fantastic team at How Lounge but you live outside of New York? Maybe you’re on vacation and you want to make the most of your time? 

The team at How Lounge would like to announce that we are now offering Online Training sessions. 

Book a custom appointment online www.howlounge.com, or give us a call 1.347.855.4469 and we will set up the online session with one of our dedicated trainers.

Experience what makes our approach so unique, from the comfort of your own home.

Merge PDF files!

Tumblr tip of the day:

Combining PDF’s - a simple way to combine pdf files.

Open up the PDF file using Preview on your mac.

After you open the PDF open the thumbnails view on preview.(Option+Command+2)

Navigate to the very top and drag the other PDF into the top of the sidebar.

Wallah, you’ve combined the 2 pdf’s. Don’t forget to do a Save As, with a new name so that your original pdf remains untouched.

Tumblr Tip of the day: Looking to become a DJ but your broke?

Well, Your lucky it’s 2011.

Here are 2 great apps that will allow you to start djing with just your mac!.

Virtual DJ & Mixxx!

Some tutorials on them soon.

What does Floccinaucinihilipilification Mean?

Ever get stuck on a word while reading an article?  Check out this easy way of finding out the definition of the work:

1. highlight the word
2. Hold down “Control” “Command” and “D”

as simple as that, you will have the definition of the word you were looking for.  This tip is definitely not a floccinaucinihilipilification.  

Animate Yourself.

Animated GIF images can be more stress than they are worth.  Here is an easy way to make one of yourself using Photo Booth!!!!!

1. Open photo booth 
2. Choose the “Four Quick Pictures Option”
3. Get ready to Smile and Move
4. Hit the Red button and 4 photos will be taken in sequence
5. Once you have the 4 shots you like Go to File > Export
6. Here you will have a GIF option
7. Name your file and send it somewhere!!!

Happy Animating!! 

Tumblr Tip of the day: iConcert Cal

So, This really cool plug in works within itunes and it’s wonderful.

Want to stay up do date with the concerts in your area that Your interested in?

iConcertcal will scan your library and it will tell you when the artists on your library are playing in town. Check it out here.

Tumblr Tip Of The Day: iPhone Text Message Previews
Get rid of the Skins on your Address Book & iCal.
Online Sessions!!
Merge PDF files!
Tumblr Tip of the day: Looking to become a DJ but your broke?
What does Floccinaucinihilipilification Mean?
Animate Yourself.
Tumblr Tip of the day: iConcert Cal

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