Patrick Hearn

How to Clear the Photo App’s Hidden Trash

by File in: Tutorials

Your drive space is precious, especially if you have a laptop with limited storage. For many Macbook Pro owners, the standard 256 GB flash memory drive is the most affordable option, but not the most spacious. If you use your Macbook for serious photo or video editing work, then you know how quickly that space […]

The Best Diagnostic Tools for Mac

by File in: General Software

Windows computers have a number of well known and easy-to-use diagnostic tools, but the people in the Mac camp lack that versatility. MacOS is known to be harder to work with, and most users find it easier to let a specialized tech handle the problem rather than deal with it on their own. But if […]

How to Record Professional Quality Video on Your iPhone

by File in: iPhone

High-quality video is available to anyone with a modern smartphone. Gone are the days when you needed a DSLR and $10,000 worth of lighting equipment to capture great shots and record quality audio—now you can do it just by changing a few settings on your iPhone. This is a great advantage in this age of […]

GeekTool – A Rainmeter Alternative

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The bland default desktops of Windows don’t hold a candle to the beautiful displays RainMeter can create, but Mac users find themselves left out in the cold. RainMeter doesn’t support Mac, and unless you want to run Windows via Bootcamp, you can’t modify your desktop to the extent RainMeter allows—or can you? GeekTool is the […]

How to Record Using Two Different Microphones in GarageBand

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Does this sound familiar? You want to start a podcast. You’re on a budget. You’ve already decided to use GarageBand and found the perfect mic, but after a little bit of research, you realize the sound quality would be significantly improved using two microphones instead of one. The problem is that GarageBand won’t recognize the […]

The Best Mac OS X Keyboard Shortcuts

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No matter what you’re doing, efficiency helps—and what better way to be more efficient than with keyboard shortcuts? MacOS has dozens of keyboard shortcuts that help you perform simple tasks with a quick combination of clicks, rather than a prolonged search through the menus to perform the same function. But even power users might not […]