Tag Archive: Sidebar

De-Clutter Your Mavericks Beta Sidebar – Delete Tags Off Of Your Mac [OS X Tips]

Delete TagsWith all the excitement over the recent release of Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS 7, it’s easy to forget that the Cupertino-based company has another OS in the works, OS X Mavericks Beta. Currently at version 8 of the Developer Preview, or beta, OS X Mavericks continues to quietly update in the background, with more […]

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Get Social Networks In The Safari Shared Links Sidebar With Mavericks [OS X Tips]

Shared LInks In Safari

Safari has been updated in OS X Mavericks, of course, with a host of under-the-hood improvements, along with quite a few new features. One of them lets you see what your social connections are recommending to their various social network sites like Twitter, Facebook, and Linked In.

If you want easy access to the links your friends, acquaintances, and business contacts are sharing on their social sites,  [Read More…]

Use the Mac Finder Sidebar for Quick File Drag & Drop App Launches

Finder sidebar as an app launcher

The Finder window sidebar can hold apps and function as an application launcher, making it an excellent place to keep apps that are almost exclusively used alongside the file system, or for apps that are reliant on general filesystem access, but that aren’t necessarily used enough to warrant a place in the Mac Dock when not in use.

There’s not much to set up  [Read More…]

Mastering iTunes: Customize What You See In The Sidebar [OS X Tips]

iTunes Prefs

If you’ve only recently upgraded to iTunes 11, you might be wondering where some of the features you relied on are? If you’re looking for Podcasts or Radio in the Sidebar, you might not see them right off. Luckily, the fix is fairly easy, and it’s also a great way to customize what you do see there, letting you get rid of things like iTunes U, Ringtones, and other stuff  [Read More…]

Google Currents 2.0 Comes To iOS With Edition Sidebar, Fast Scan, Breaking Stories & More


Google Currents 2.0, the latest edition of Google’s magazine-like news reader, has today arrived on iOS — just over a month after it launched on Android. The update brings a whole host of new features and improvements, including the edition sidebar, fast scan, and breaking stories ranked by Google News.

If you’re already a Google Currents user, you’ll love the improvements Google has made to version 2.0 — it’s a much  [Read More…]

WordPress iOS Updated With Native Photo Uploader, Facebook-Like Sidebar, And More

Need to upload a photo quickly on the go? No problem.

The previously lackluster WordPress iOS app has been updated with a host of new features and improvements that make it more appealing to power users. The new version also features a design overhaul and the sidebar menu interface seen in other popular apps like Facebook and Path.

What’s new in 3.1:

? Major UI Refresh! – New sidebar menu for quick  [Read More…]

Restoring Colorful Finder Sidebar Icons In Lion [Video How-To]

OS X Lions Finder is noticeably more drab than its predecessor. The once-colorful sidebar icons have now turned a rather flat shade of gray. In this video, Ill show you how to restore color to your Finder sidebar icons.     Simbl: http://trdd.us/simbl Colorful Sidebar: http://trdd.us/colorbar

Change the Text & Icon Size of the Mac OS X Lion Finder Window Sidebar

Change Text Size of the Mac Finder Windows Sidebar If youve been busy customizing the Favorites folders and colorizing the Finder sidebar icons, you might want to change the font and icon size of that sidebar text while youre at it, which has been increased in OS X Lion. Oddly enough, this isnt in the Finder Preferences or View Options where you might expect to find it: Open System Preferences and  [Read More…]

How To Hide Facebooks Intrusive New Chat/Message Sidebar

Part of Facebooks awesome announcement recently was the addition of Skype-powered video chat, adding face-to-face calling to the social networks arsenal. As part of this update, Facebook also changed its chat layout, bringing a new sidebar to all Facebook pages. facebook_logo The new sidebar contains a list of all your online contacts, as well as their chat status perfect for telling when people are up for a spot of video chat. The  [Read More…]