Batch Change Photo Titles in Photos App (Handout)

iPhoto had a very handy Batch function where one could re-title a batch of photos while appending a sequential number to the end of each title. Unfortunately this feature is missing in Photos. However, a couple of clever Mac users have written several variations of...

Really Highlight Visited Web Sites

Safari changes the color of sites you have visited, but it is a rather subtle change from a dull dark blue to a dull purplish blue. My old eyes have trouble with that, and of course my old brain can barely keep up with where I am, much less where I’ve been. The...

Want To Keep Using iPhoto?

If you upgrade to Yosemite 10.10.3, you also automatically get the new Photos app and your iPhoto library is automatically migrated to Photos. Although there are some important bug fixes in the 10.10.3 upgrade, you may for various reasons want to opt out of Photos and...

A $6 Large Format Printer

Have you ever wanted or needed to print something bigger than a single 8 1/2 x 11″ sheet of paper, perhaps a scale drawing or a sign or poster? One way to do it is to take your image file to an outfit like Kinko’s or Printfast and have them print it on...

Keep The Keys!

  Your software license keys, that is. If you ever have to do a “clean” reinstall of OS X, that is, completely erase your hard drive and install a new copy of OS X, you will probably be presented with windows like the one shown below when you try to run some of...