Tag Archive: Dock


Hate iOS 7′s Dock? This New Jailbreak Tweak Has You Covered

In iOS 6, the dock was a glass shelf. In iOS 7, it’s far more abstract: a blurry transparent layer over your wallpaper. Some people love it, some people hate it. If you’re one of the latter, and you have…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Show A Single App And Hide All The Rest With One Click In The Dock [OS X Tips]

With all the RAM we have these days, it’s easy to get some serious screen clutter going on when you have a ton of apps open. You can hide the current app with Command-H, and you can hide all the…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Go Ahead, We Don’t Mind: Put The Dock In The Corner On your Mac [OS X Tips]

While no one puts baby in the corner, you can ignore that time-honored advice and actually put the Dock in the corner on the screen of your Mac. While the traditional tools for moving the Dock around will let you…Read more ›    [Read More…]

How to Place the Dock in a Corner of the Screen in OS X Mavericks

The Dock of OS X

The OS X Dock sits centered along the bottom of the screen on every Mac by default, and most users probably assume that moving the Dock to a new location is limited to centering on either the left or right side of the screen. It turns out you can actually have much more control over the Dock positioning, and with the help of a little defaults command  [Read More…]

Apple’s Smart Dock Patent Will Make Siri More Useful Around The House

Apple has filed a patent for a “smart dock” which greatly extends the range and capabilities of Siri to give it a far bigger role in your home life. Entitled “Smart Dock for Activating a Voice Recognition Mode of a…Read more ›    [Read More…]

How to Place the Dock in a Corner of the Screen in OS X Mavericks

The Dock of OS X

The OS X Dock sits centered along the bottom of the screen on every Mac by default, and most users probably assume that moving the Dock to a new location is limited to centering on either the left or right side of the screen. It turns out you can actually have much more control over the Dock positioning, and with the help of a little defaults command  [Read More…]

Use The Dock On Any External Display With Mavericks [OS X Tips]

Mavericks has revamped Apples support for external displays, making everything a lot easier when using a second or third monitor. In previous versions of OS X, the dock was only accessible on your main display, however, and it seems the…Read more ›    [Read More…]

How to Make the Dock Appear on an External Display in OS X Mavericks

Show the Dock on an external display in Mac OS X

OS X Mavericks brought significant improvements to multi-display support for Mac users who have their computer connected to an external screen or two. One of the more helpful feature changes with multi-display support is the ability to access the Dock on any of the connected screens through the use of a simple onscreen motion gesture trick.

Swipe down twice with the  [Read More…]

Get a Transparent Dock in OS X Mavericks by Disabling the Frost Effect

Transparent Dock in OS X

The Dock received a visual overhaul in OS X Mavericks which defaults to removing a minor transparency effect. It’s a subtle change that many users won’t even notice, but the difference is that now the content of windows, images, and items moved below/behind the Dock are no longer visible through what looks like a frosty window. With Mavericks, the frosty effect is stronger and there is  [Read More…]

How to Change the Dock Color & Appearance in iOS 7

Changing the Dock color in iOS 7

The Dock received a significant visual overhaul along with almost everything else in iOS 7, and though the days of the OS X look-a-like are gone, you can still customize the coloration and transparency of the Dock a bit. One option is to change the wallpaper, which has a profound effect on the appearance on the Dock along with other user interface elements of iOS,  [Read More…]