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How To : 8 More Menu Bar Apps Every Mac Power User Needs

We recently showed you 8 menu bar apps that ever Mac power user should have, covering apps that allow you to control iTunes, eject drives, organize screenshots, and more—all from that tiny strip at the top of your screen. But when it comes to the menu bar, we only began to sc ...more

How To : 8 Menu Bar Apps Every Mac Power User Needs

The menu bar is a great place to perform quick searches, track battery life, and switch Wi-Fi networks on your Mac, but it can do way more than that if you let it. I've rounded up some menu apps below that not only have features that will boost your productivity, but are light ...more

How To : Repair a Power Mac G5 - Remove the power supply

Your power supply on the bottom of your Mac may need to be replaced. If you're not sure how to remove it, no problem. See how to remove the power supply from the Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. The ...more

How To : Repair a Power Mac G5 - Remove the power button

Can't turn on your computer? The power button might be broke. If so, you're going to have to replace it, and you can do it yourself. See how to remove the power button from the Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electron ...more

How To : Repair a Power Mac G5 - Remove side case and fan

Need to fix your Power Mac? Disassembling the Power Mac could be tricky, but not now. See how to remove the side case and fan from the G5 Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have helpful tutorials ...more

How To : Repair a Power Mac G5 - Remove the G5 processor

For some reason or another, you might have to remove the processor from your Power Mac. If you don't know how, see how to remove the processor from the Power Mac desktop computer right here. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. Th ...more

How To : Repair a Power Mac G5 - Remove the speaker

Your sound from your Power Mac may be nil, or maybe it just sounds really bad. The speaker may need to be replaced. See how to remove the speaker from the Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have ...more

How To : Repair a Power Mac G5 - Remove the airport card

To remove your airport card from your Power Mac, you're going to have to know what you're doing… see how to remove the airport card from the Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have helpful tutori ...more

How To : Remove the RAM memory from a Power Mac G5

Maybe you only have 1G of RAM in your Power Mac. Maybe you ace some bum memory. Maybe it's just time to upgrade. Either way, this RAM upgrade video can help. See how to remove the RAM memory from a Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac c ...more

How To : Repair a Power Mac G5 - Remove the video card

Your graphics card may be a little outdated in your Power Mac, so upgrade it to a one that can handle all of your gaming needs. See how to remove the graphics video card from your Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and elect ...more

How To : Repair a Power Mac G5 - Remove hard drive

Want to upgrade your hard drive in your Power Mac? It's a pretty simple task, once you can get inside your computer. See how to remove your hard drive from you Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They ...more

How To : Repair a Power Mac G5 - Remove the SuperDrive

If your discs are getting jammed in your optical drive, or if your CDs and DVDs simply aren't playing in your Power Mac, it might be time to replace that old SuperDrive. See how to remove the SuperDrive optical drive from the Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ...more

How To : Remove the logic board on a Power Mac G5

Is your motherboard toast? If your logic board has burned out, it's a sad thing, but you're going to have to replace it. See how to remove the logic board from the Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. T ...more

How To : Install memory in a Power Mac G5

This video demonstrates how to install additional memory into a Power Mac G5 system. It is G5,1.8 single processor machine.Start by lifting up the latch on the back for the front door. Remove the front door. Remove the plastic air blocker system and remove the main fan assembl ...more

How To : Install a hard drive in a Power Mac G5

This video is about installing second serial ATA drive into a Power Mac G5 system. The video is a step by step demo starting with the removing of the door to the machine and the air pack. The first hard drive is at the top rack and you have to remove the four screws at the bot ...more

How To : Install a serial ATA hard drive in a G5 Power Mac

If your Power Mac is running out of disk space, you might consider installing a second hard drive. In this video tutorial, you'll find instructions for installing a second serial ATA drive into a Power Mac G5 system. For more on the hard drive installation process, watch this ...more

How To : Install an optical drive in a Power Mac G4 system

Installing a second optical drive on your Power Mac is a simple project, provided you know what you're doing. In this video tutorial, you'll find detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to install an optical drive in a Power Mac G4 mirrored drive door system. For more, watc ...more

How To : Start using Microsoft PowerPoint: Mac 2008

You could be a PowerPoint power user or you could be a PowerPoint newbie— you've never created a slideshow in your life! Either way, this will show all of you brand new to PowerPoint 2008 for Mac (and all of your slideshow gurus) the basics of PowerPoint. The Microsoft Office ...more

How To : Apply a pink neutral makeup look for a wedding

Here is a soft and neutral look that is perfect for any wedding guest. Follow along and see how easy it is to create a pink neutral look. This makeup look is good if you are attending a day wedding as oppose to an evening wedding. Products used for the pink neutral look: Eyes ...more

How To : 6 Tweaks You Should Be Using on Your Mac Right Now

All of Apple's products are praised for being extremely easy to use. So much so, that your grandma can pick one up and be a "pro" within a few hours. However, this isn't necessarily a good thing for us real power users who want more granular control of our devices. Luckily, M ...more

How To : 13 Terminal Commands Every Mac User Should Know

When you think of Terminal, you probably imagine some hacker sitting in front of their computer in a dimly lit room trying to break into an FBI database. In reality, it's just a simple tool that can make using your Mac much easier. Now, I'm not saying that learning Terminal c ...more

How To : Explore bigger grids in Microsoft Excel: Mac 2008

Have you always thought of Excel's grid system as kind of limited? Too small for what you need? Well, now in Excel 2008 for Mac, its grid might be too big for its own good! It's huge with plenty of room for all your data. The Microsoft Office for Mac team shows you just how to ...more

How To : Create a matte orange eyeshadow makeup look

Lauren, AKA QueenofBlendingMUA has joined the ranks with the other YouTube makeup gurus. Lauren is a makeup artist with a large collection of eye makeup video tutorials. Her eye makeup look span from everyday makeup to creative, more expressive party looks. Check out this make ...more

How To : Create a shimmery turquoise blue eye makeup look

Lauren, AKA QueenofBlendingMUA has joined the ranks with the other YouTube makeup gurus. Lauren is a makeup artist with a large collection of eye makeup video tutorials. Her eye makeup look span from everyday makeup to creative, more expressive party looks. Check out this make ...more

How To : Create a coral, brown, and gold eye makeup look

Lauren, AKA QueenofBlendingMUA has joined the ranks with the other YouTube makeup gurus. Lauren is a makeup artist with a large collection of eye makeup video tutorials. Her eye makeup look span from everyday makeup to creative, more expressive party looks. Check out this make ...more

How To : Create a Hello Kitty pink eye shadow makeup look

Lauren, AKA QueenofBlendingMUA has joined the ranks with the other YouTube makeup gurus. Lauren is a makeup artist with a large collection of eye makeup video tutorials. Her eye makeup look span from everyday makeup to creative, more expressive party looks. Check out this make ...more

How To : Organize your Mail in Mac OS X

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to organize your Mail in Mac OS X's Mail. See how to sort messages with rules, create smart mailboxes, and comlpletely organize your mail. Mac OS X. It's what makes a Mac a Mac. Mac OS X is the world’s most advanced ...more

How To : Use the basics of Mac OS X Mail

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to use the basics of Mac OS X Mail. See how to set up mail with your email accounts, compose messages, add attachments, view attachments with Quick Look, and search through Mail. Mac OS X. It's what makes a Mac a Mac. ...more

How To : Install a hard drive in a Mac Mini server

Other World Computing provides a guide for advanced users demonstrating the upgrade or replacement of a hard drive in a Mac Mini Server computer. This comprehensive video takes you through all steps from tool selection to re-assembling the Mac Mini Server and it is recommended ...more

How To : Install memory in a 2009 Mac Pro

MacOSG demonstrates how to install memory in a 2009 Mac Pro. When performing this upgrade, be sure to take precautions for static by discharging static electricity before beginning. Shut down, unplug and place the Mac Pro on a static-free surface. To access the memory, you nee ...more

How To : Setup PHP and MySQL for your Mac Mini server

How to Use Your Mac as a Server: Turn your Mac Mini into a server! Yes, that's right, with a little know-how and a little spunk, you can turn an inexpensive Mac Mini computer into a server to provide services over you network. You won't even need the Mac OS X Server, just the ...more

How To : Create sexy Valentine's Day makeup with MakeupGeek

This beauty video demonstrates how to create sexy Valentine's Day makeup. Marlena, aka MakeupGeek, is a freelance makeup artist living in Michigan. Marlena says "Makeup isn’t just paint for the face, something to cover blemishes, or even something fun to do in my spare time- ...more

How To : Do a MAC brunette blonde redhead makeup look

This beauty video demonstrates how to do a MAC brunette blonde redhead makeup look. Marlena, aka MakeupGeek, is a freelance makeup artist living in Michigan. Marlena says "Makeup isn’t just paint for the face, something to cover blemishes, or even something fun to do in my sp ...more

How To : Do a MAC danger zone makeup look: red and black

This beauty video demonstrates how to do a MAC danger zone makeup look: red and black . Marlena, aka MakeupGeek, is a freelance makeup artist living in Michigan. Marlena says "Makeup isn’t just paint for the face, something to cover blemishes, or even something fun to do in m ...more

How To : Do a retro Christmas makeup look with MakeupGeek

This beauty video demonstrates how to do a retro Christmas makeup look . Marlena, aka MakeupGeek, is a freelance makeup artist living in Michigan. Marlena says "Makeup isn’t just paint for the face, something to cover blemishes, or even something fun to do in my spare time- i ...more

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