Finding the good ones we like is the best part of learning new tips about the Mac OS. You can find apps for your Mac, if that is what you like, and many cool ones can be found at several sites. Another thing you can do also, is to shorten the learning curve with OS X Lion. Most people who use a Mac are just regular users, and don’t have professional or business involvement. If that is you, then you can still take advantage of Mac OS tips that will save you a lot of time.
You will quickly become aware that there have been changes in the Mac OS Lion in regards to the Finder’s search function. This feature was fine the way it was before the introduction of Lion, but now there is more flexibility.
You can use filters in your search now that are more specific with looking in a particular file. In reality, it’s pretty neat. When you type in your search term, location suggestions will appear by themselves. Various questions will be asked of you, for instance, in regards to your search parameters. This feature is really good as far as making your searches in Finder search easier and a lot faster. Combining address books together is something that is very useful, mostly for people that have more than one. Entries should be added with the pic making them look much more profound. Once you become proficient with the OS X Lion operating system, you can use iPhoto to link your images and addresses together using Faces and Address Book. By double-clicking on the image that you want for your contact, you need to then click on Faces to make the connection. The iPhoto library will have the person that you are seeking. Changing the image dimensions, after you choose the image, is also possible.
If you have external disks such as for backup purposes, very often you want to encrypt them for security reasons. This is a standard safety precaution for most people we know, and we do it all of the time. The system volume with the Mac OS Lion can now have encryption applied to it. Before what you had to do was much different, and this way is better because it is much more convenient. You can apply this level of security directly to your devices, such as fire wire drive, once you select them. As you probably know, apps that work with Mac OS are becoming more prevalent, necessitating more tips to be made. You can use these apps to do whatever you want. Don’t let your inner fear stop you! All you have to do is try to make something small at first, and then move onward and upward. It’s can be addicting, so be careful after you start building small apps. Good luck!