Tip: Check what is taking up the most space on your hard drive with JDiskReport.

mac jdiskreport pie chartAre you running out of space on your hard drive? If you managed to fill up your entire disk, there is a good chance you can free some space by removing stuff you don’t need.

JDiskReport is a handy multi-platform application that scans your entire hard drive and generates colorful pie charts to show you what is hogging all your disk space.

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Guide: How to format an external drive to work seamlessly with Macs and PCs without third party software.

mac external drive exfatExternal drives allow you to quickly moves large files between computers. If you want yours to seamlessly work with both Macs and PCs, your external drive needs to use a filesystem that is supported by both platforms. The problem is that by default Windows uses NFTS, and Macs use HFS. Out of the box, Windows can not read or write HFS drives, and Macs are unable to write to NTFS drives.

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Tip: How to Tab between open Apps like a pro.

mac osx cmd tab

An easy way to switch between different open applications on Mac OS X is by holding the command key and pressing  Tab. But you may have noticed this switches only between open Applications. What if you have more then one open instance/window of the running application? How to you quickly switch  between two open Word documents?

This is how:

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