How to turn on/off Dropbox automatic camera uploads in OS X

It is convenient to have have camera uploads in Dropbox. With camera uploads turned on, whenever you connect a camera or an iPhone, your Mac can automatically copy the photos in the Camera Uploads folder and so that Dropbox can sync the pictures in your Dropbox account.

It is therefore very helpful to know how to turn this on, and when you prefer, how to turn this function off.

How to turn on/off automatic camera uploads in Dropbox

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How to turn on photo stream in iOS

It’s easy to turn photo stream on or off in iOS. The following steps assume that you are logged in to your iCloud account on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch.

Start by tapping the Settings app.

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How to take a screenshot of a window in OS X

Now here’s something that I’ve found very useful: the capability to take a screen shot of a particular window on a Mac.

It’s so easy to take a screenshot of any open window in OS X. All it takes is a keyboard shortcut to perform.

Taking a screenshot of a window on OS X is easy.

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How to clear the cache in Safari in OS X

Clearing the cache is very in Safari. All it takes is a few simple steps.

Clear the cache in Safari in OS X

Clear the cache in Safari by following three easy steps

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How to Clear Cookies in Safari in Mac OS X Lion and Snow Leopard

Have you heard about how cookies are fattening? It’s not just the browser cache and the history that you need to clean up on your browser. Whether you’re using Safari, Firefox, or Chrome, you need to take care of deleting cookies.

Learn how to clear cookies in Safari 5

Browsers can give you options in resetting the data that is saved in your Mac or Windows PC. Safari 5, for example, gives you options to clear history, reset top sites, remove webpage preview images, clear downloads window, remove website icons, remove saved names, passwords, and other “autofill” form text, and others.

But, hey, where do I click to delete my cookies?

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Download Messages Beta for the Macbook (an OS X Mountain Lion preview)

Apple announced OS X Mountain Lion and some of its new features. Among these features is a new Messages app that is much like Messages on the iPhone and iPod Touch.

The public beta version of the Messages app can be downloaded now and can be run exclusively on Mac OS X Lion.

Apple announced the coming release of OS X Mountain Lion, with new features that integrates it more fully with iOS and iCloud.

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How to Check if Your Macbook Air Has the Faster Samsung SSD

Check if your Macbook Air has the faster Samsung SSD. 1. On the Mac OS X toolbar on top-left of the screen, click the Apple logo .

The thing is, if you have a Macbook Air, you could have either the faster solid state drive (SSD) made by Samsung or a slower one manufactured by Toshiba. How do you tell which one you have? Continue reading

How to Read Epubs Using Adobe Digital Edition

Adobe Digital Editions is one of my favorite ebook readers for Mac OS X. It can read books in epub format and it is completely free.

Reading becomes easy using scrolling on your mouse or trackpad. You can set font sizes easily and add bookmarks.

Once you have it installed and setup, you can use it to open and read digital books in epub format, even many epubs that are digitally protected by DRM.

Read epubs using Adobe Digital Editions

So how do you open epubs using Adobe Digital Editions?

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Download the Latest Firefox for Mac OS X

Here’s a bit of breaking news: Mozilla Firefox 10 is out.

Breaking news: Mozilla Firefox 10 for Mac OS X, Windows, and Android is available for download.

Head on to Mozilla’s download page for the latest Firefox web browser for Mac OS X: Download page for Firefox for Mac OS X

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Have Your Dashery 2: Make an En Dash on a Mac Keyboard

“A hyphen is a hyphen, and a dash is a dash,” says Bill Walsh. He doesn’t do en dashes, sorry.

But just in case you need to know, there is an easy keyboard shortcut for making an en dash.

How do you make an en dash on a Mac keyboard?

More after the jump.

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