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Christopher Holmes is a Senior Systems Engineer/Technical Training Specialist with HCS Technology Group.

Oct
19

Applications in Core Services

Applications in Core Services

Inside of OS X Yosemite if you navigate to /System/Library/CoreServices there is a neat, spotlight searchable, Applications folder. The System folder is generally not traversed but this special folder has a few welcome additions. This should make getting to these app's MUCH faster. 

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19

Full Screen Apps in Yosemite

Full Screen Apps in Yosemite

Selecting the green button in an OS X app window brings you into full screen mode now. To Change the window size (like you used to) press option when click the green button to resize your app window.  Press option when click the green button to resize your app window.

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Oct
19

MIA Dock

MIA Dock

The dock is now MIA in the Apple Menu. It's still available in System Preferences.

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19

Squash those bugs

Squash those bugs

Apps crash and burn. While crashes are frustrating now you have an avenue to help be part of the fix.  Help developers squash those bugs. In /System Preferences/Security & Privacy we now have the option to send crash data to developers. 

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Oct
19

New Yosemite users & iCloud

New Yosemite users & iCloud

In Mavericks we saw the ability to use an Apple ID to reset a password. Now setting up a new OS X user accounts allows us to use our iCloud account password. You can still use a seperate password that is locally managed. However with using your iCloud account you can reset your passord from applid.apple.com. In every situation don't forget to always keep it secret. Keep it safe!

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