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Using iCloud for Everyday Music Production
Apple's iCloud storage, which is available for Windows as well as the Mac, can be a great way to securely manage and organise your music sessions and other files. Here's how to do it.
G.W. Childs IV
Jun. 8, 2018
Music and iCloud: Using the Cloud for Music and Production
iCloud provides a number of ways in which you can streamline your workflow and get access from any device to your music and sample libraries. Here are some ways that the cloud can change your life.
G.W. Childs IV
Oct. 20, 2017
Essential Backup Techniques For Musicians & Producers
Backing up – some of us are better at remembering than others, but there’s always more to learn about keeping data safe. Here’s a handy guide to backing up your Mac, PC or mobile device.
Aug. 19, 2017
How to Set Up a New Mac
For new and more experienced Mac users getting to grips with the different ways of setting up a brand new Apple Mac computer can be a painless task. Iain Anderson shows you how.
Sep. 10, 2016
How to Combine Audio Devices in Mac OS X for Logic Pro, Ableton Live Or Any DAW
If you have multiple audio interfaces, synthesizers, or even iPad interfaces, you can get them to all work as one virtual interface on the Mac. Here's how to combine them as an aggregate device.
May. 9, 2016
Why You Need an Email Signature & How to Create One in Mac OS X
In today's digital world where documents are online or sent as PDFs it's often great to be able to add your signature to your emails. Here's how to add your signature, digitally, in Mac OS X.
Apr. 23, 2016
Resolution in the Age of the Retina Display
"Retina" has become a household term. It's used to describe high resolution monitors & displays. But what is it really? How does it affect designers and creatives, and what does it mean for fonts?
Sep. 16, 2015
5 Ways Apple’s New Force Touch Trackpad Could Be Used for Electronic Music Production
Apple’s new Force Touch trackpad features force sensors so you can click anywhere and receive haptic feedback wherever your finger is on the surface. So how could this be useful for music making?
Mar. 19, 2015
How to Batch Rename Files in OS X Yosemite
Every iteration of Apple's OS for Mac is described as the most advanced OS. But power-user features, like renaming multiple files, aren't as easy to achieve. Iain Anderson looks to change that here.
Feb. 10, 2015
How to Reset Your Apple Mac Password
Ever come across a situation where you've forgotten or lost the password for your Mac? Before you wipe your Mac to start again, read this by Francesco Schiavon. It'll save your sanity and time!
Dec. 26, 2014
5 Email Etiquette Tips When Writing to Your Boss
If you're wondering why your boss growls at you after you've sent the 70th reminder email that day, or you're wondering how to get your employees to stop copying you in all emails, read this!
Nov. 24, 2014
5 Mac OS X Security Tips You May Not Be Using
With most of our private information, bank accounts and more stored on our computers, it's more important than ever to keep it safe and secure. Francesco Schiavon has the key for Mac OS X users!
Oct. 23, 2014
3 OS X Yosemite Technologies that Will Drive Future Macs
iOS 8 has been out for a few weeks, and finally its Mac counterpart, OS X 10.10 Yosemite is officially "shipping". Francesco Schiavon highlights the 3 features that will shape Macs in the future.
Oct. 18, 2014
5 Head Scratching features in OS X Yosemite
OS X 10.10 Yosemite is here and if you haven't installed it yet, you may be thinking about it. Here's 5 features Francesco Schiavon feels might have you scratching your head, or not...
Oct. 16, 2014
12 Innovative Ways Apple Watch Could be Used by Musicians & DJs
Though not designed primarily as a standalone device, the Apple Watch could be a useful controller, recording tool and metering analyser for musicians and DJs. Can you think of any more uses?
Sep. 10, 2014
A Brief History of the Mac Keyboard
Have you ever wondered what that weird squiggle is on your Mac keyboard, or where the Option key is? Iain Anderson gives a fascinating, but concise, run through on the history of the Mac keyboard.
Aug. 28, 2014
Making an iPhone shopping list using Apple Numbers
With this tutorial you'll learn how to make a shopping list spreadsheet for your iPhone. Sounds useful? Then dig in and find out how!
Jul. 8, 2014
5 Tips to Make Your Digital World More Visually Accessible
Need help when looking at your computer screen? Stop squinting (assuming you can read this ok) and start living! Francesco Schiavon shows how to make your digital devices more visually friendly.
Jun. 24, 2014
Fast Huge Storage Explained
As our applications and workflows demand more apps and more data, we find ourselves needing (craving?) larger capacity and faster storage. Iain Anderson explains the ins and outs in this article.
Jun. 14, 2014
5 Super Useful Tips for Mac OS X Mail: What are Data Detectors Anyway?
Don't get turned off by the term "Data Detectors"... as Francesco Schiavon shows, these improve your Mac OS X Mail experience in so many cool ways.
Jun. 14, 2014
"Dude, Where’s My Data?" 6 Ways to Keep Your Audio Data Safe
Whether you're a musician, artist, videographer… in fact no matter who you are, good data management practice can save you on headaches further down the road. Paul Wickliffe explains how.
Jun. 1, 2014
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