Learn About the Mac Basics Regarding Dock

Using the Dock:

At the bottom side of the screen a bar of icons will be available called the Dock. On your Mac it provides you an easy access many of the apps such as Safari, Mail and Messages. It enables you to add your own documents apps and the folders to the Dock too.

If you need to use any item in the Dock you just need to click its icon. Click the iTunes icon in order to listen the music by opening the iTunes. Click the Mail icon to check your email.

Illuminated dash will be displayed by the Dock when an application is open beneath the icon of the application. Click the icon in the Dock to make any current running applications active one.

Organizing the Dock:

On the left side the Dock keeps the apps. On the right side of the Dock the folders, minimized windows and documents are kept. You can see a vertical separator line when you look closely and that separates these two sides.

When an icon appears on the Dock and if you need to rearrange, then you just need to drag it to another location in the Dock. The Finder and the Trash are the special items, so at the end of the Dock they are always available.

Adding and removing Dock items:

Click the Launchpad icon in the Dock if you need to add any application to the Dock. Then from the Launchpad you need to drag that app icon. Now the icons in the Dock will be moved aside to the new item. If you want to add a folder or the file to the Dock, then you just need to drag its icon from the Finder window and on the Dock you need to drop it.

From the Dock if you need to remove the item, then just drag the icon by an inch and wait for a couple of seconds. Then you need to release the icon and in the poof of the smoke it will disappear.

How Netgear Transforms your Power Plug into a Fast WiFi Hotspot?

As the years are passing and the technology is improving but still we are lagging in getting the proper internet connection. But router like Netgear is trying its level best to solve internet problem with a string of new devices for CES 2016. The most interesting is the PowerLine WiFi 1000, which is nothing but a first product to marry gigabit powerLine with 802.11ac WiFi. The Devolo DLAN 1200+ will also perform the same work as the PowerLine Wi-Fi do but it is not available in the Europe. The main theme of this device is to plug the base unit into an electrical plug and hook it up to your router. Now plug the Wi-Fi extender into another socket and then connect via 802.11ac Wi-Fi to the device in your room.

Powerline WiFi 1000This helps you to avoid internet connections problems in your houses. However PowerLine connections sometimes fail to work in your houses due to noisy electrical setups and speeds are also becomes slow when compared to maximum specified speed. Don’t worry under such situations PowerLine WiFi 1000 may solve a dead spot problem in such places where you are failed to run an Ethernet cable and Wi-Fi extenders won’t do the trick. The Powerline WiFi 1000 Kit is now available in the US and the cost of this is $119.99.

About Netgear:

In order to extend the Wi-Fi range, Netgear also launched AC1900 and Nighthawk X4 AC2200 and AC1900 which is considered to be the first device which contains feature Multi-User MIMO tech feature. Both devices have same 802.11ac WiFi, four internal antenna which covers up to ten thousand square feet, and a Beamforming+. These units are now available in the US for and cost $169.99 for X4 AC2200 and $139.99 for AC1900. Netgear also includes Nighthawk X4S AC2600 router which is designed for gaming and streaming set. The company revealed that it is built by adding some additional features like quad-stream architecture on both 2.4 and 5GHz bands, 160MHz bandwidth, Multi-User MIMO to its Nighthawk X4 AC2350 router.

It also contains some additional features like an eSATA port which is used to add storage to the device and a pair of USB 3.0 ports. It also functions as a smart hub and for securing the remote access and MyMedia app for the DLNA connectivity it got VPN support. The Nighthawk X4 AC2350 is now available in U.S with an affordable price of $269.99.

Adobe Launches Photoshop Element 14 and Premiere Elements

Thanks to Adobe because your smartphone videos and photos are about to get a major upgrade. The software giant new versions of Premiere Elements and Photoshop Elements, to Photoshop and Elements it is more affordable counterparts and aimed at hobbyists and consumers.

Adobe’s Bob Gager wrote in a blog post: The new Elements 14 software uses “content intelligence, automated features and a friendly interface to help you effortlessly turn your quick snapshots and video clips into amazing photos and movies”.

To make it easier to find the photos and videos, that you want to edit, the company revamped the Elements Organizer. The People view should stack your photos and recognize faces better by person during import and simplifying the process of tracking them down later. Places view is also enhanced by Adobe, so that you can assign locations to videos and photos. Also you can view them on a map and the Events View clusters media by date range.

New Shake Reduction feature is also associated in the Photoshop Elements 14, Adobe called it as “your selfies best friend” that lets you to remove any blurs from unsteady hands by simply click. To help you sharpen up backgrounds there is a new Haze Remover.

The new Photoshop Elements features include: like hair and pet fur, a new Fine Detail Selection option that lets you paint loosely over things, step-by-step help for adding of resizing photos and motion blurs and for automated editing Smart Looks is also available. Smart Looks will analyze the color, subject and lighting of your photos and also it gives you five edits that “fit perfectly” Adobe said.

The revamped software boasts for new motion titles for Premiere Elements 14 and for Color Pop there is a new guided edit feature, in a scene it lets you pop one color and make everything else black and white; step-by-step help for creating slow-motion effects and 4K Ultra HD content is supported. In one place Adobe moved all the audio features together.

Adobe’s Gager wrote “Since you always have your smartphone or tablet with you, you’re probably taking more photos and videos than ever before” and “It’s great that you can easily capture these moments, but … you don’t want to have to worry about things like lighting, composition and trying to get the perfect shot or video. We built this version with the goal of helping you stay in the moment.”