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Professional Mac users breathe a sigh of relief

Professional Mac users breathe a sigh of relief

Earlier this week a handful of journalists were invited to Apple’s campus in Cupertino, California for a roundtable discussion on the MacPro.

AirPods, the most Apple-like product in ages -Michael Campanella Photography

AirPods, the most Apple-like product in years

I finally got my hans on a pair of AirPods and they are without question the most Apple-like product to come out of Cupertino in a long time.

Thoughts on the iPhone 7 camera - Michael Campanella Photography

My thoughts on the iPhone 7 Plus camera

The nerd in me is really intrigued by the camera on the new iPhone 7 Plus. The coupling of two cameras with software can lead to some real magic.

Faster Time Machine backups

Faster Time Machine backups 

A quick MacOS tip that will allow you to speed Time Machine up and give it more resources to complete your backups faster.

Use plain text as default in TextEdit

A quick tip for how you can change the default in TextEdit from RTF to plain text. Useful if you edit Code Replacement files in TextEdit.

Copy app icons in OS-X

Copy app icons in OS-X

Here’s a quick tip on how you can easily copy app icons in OS-X.

Prevent the Photos app from opening automatically

Prevent Photos app from opening automatically

Prevent Photos app from opening automatically on OS-X when you connect a memory card or device.

Mavericks & Spotlight

My recent quest to improve the startup time and Spotlight performance under OS-X 10.9 Mavericks

Clean up “Open with” menu on OS-X

Clean up “Open With” menu on OS-X

In OS-X Mountain Lion I noticed that I had duplicates of certain applications in my “Open With” menu. This can be cleaned up quickly by making a small trip to Terminal.

Can’t empty Trash on a Mac

Can’t empty Trash on a Mac

Sometimes OS-X can get a little quirky on you and not do the things you want it to. Like when you are trying to delete a file and the system tells you it can’t because it’s being used by an application.

Quick Tip: Primary Only in Aperture

Quick Tip: Primary Only in Aperture

Just wanted to share a quick Aperture tip about the “Primary Only” option in the Edit menu.

Migrating Aperture to a clean install of Mountain Lion

Migrating Aperture to a clean install of Mountain Lion

This week Apple released their new version of OS-X also known as Mountain Lion. If you are a geek like me then not only are you considering upgrading to it, but you also wouldn’t mind doing a clean install of the operating system.