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How To Cut Or Copy Text In Quick Look [OS X Tips]

Quick Look is a fantastic bit of tech, letting you view any file up close and personal with a quick tap on the Spacebar. It works in the Finder, in Open and Save dialogs, and across a ton of other… Read more ›     

Many apps these days are location aware and are able to refresh themselves in the background. It’s how apps like Facebook can refresh that little red icon badge on your home screen without you having to launch the app. All… Read more ›     

When you’re running a Macbook Air or Pro with an SSD in it, you’re probably concerned about space on your drive. You can easily sort files in the Finder by size to see what you might want to delete or… Read more ›     

Creating your own Keyboard Shortcuts is a great way to keep your productivity high. To make a shortcut for a menu item that doesn’t already have one, you simply drop into System Preferences > Keyboard, hit the Shortcuts button at… Read more ›     

Let’s say you’re at a conference, and you meet someone you’d like to share your contact information with. You could both download one of many apps in the App Store for this express purpose, you can hand them a business… Read more ›     

If you’ve used iTunes for a while now, you know how to set the Equalizer to a variety of pre-set and custom settings to make your music sound the way you want it, right? You simply head up to the… Read more ›     

Here at Cult of Mac, we take quite a few screenshots. Our current favorite for taking and annotating them is Share Bucket, and of course you can always use Preview or Grab to take your screenshots, but what about the… Read more ›     

Here’s a handy little tip if you shut down your Mac with the options in the Apple Menu. Typically, when you choose Restart or Shut Down from these menu options, you’ll get a dialog box that checks to see if… Read more ›     

Apple took a step away from Google when it launched iOS 7, choosing instead to have Siri search results come from Bing, the Microsoft search service. When you ask Siri to search for a topic, she’ll just use Bing, and… Read more ›     

When you’re using iTunes in list view to see all your songs listed in order, you can sort that list by the columns across the top. If you notice, there’s a little checkbox to the left of each track. These… Read more ›