App Store

When Apple launched the Mac App Store in January 2011, it not only gave Mac users an easy way to buy and install a huge variety of applications (apps), but it also gave us the ability to buy portions of packages that previously weren’t available separately.

I’m a Microsoft Word user so when a friend recently sent me a document created in Apple’s Pages application, I had no way to edit it. I didn’t want to buy the complete iWork package for $79.99 just to get Pages, so I was very happy to see that I could use the App Store to buy just Pages for just $19.99. Not only that, but I had it purchased, downloaded, and installed in less time than it would have taken to drive to my local Apple Store. Watch this video to see just how easy it is to buy Pages or any other application from the App Store. [click to continue…]

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Tired of squinting to find your tiny cursor on your high resolution display? There must be a way to make it larger but you don’t want to waste time browsing through all the System Preferences pages until you’re lucky enough to find it. No problem, it’s easy to find a specific preference setting quickly. Here’s how. [click to continue…]

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Following on the previous video about how to install an app from the Mac App Store, here’s just how easy it is to use the new Mac App Store to install a new app on your Mac.
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The long-anticipated Mac App Store opened today, so here’s a video showing you how to get the necessary Mac OS X update and then a brief tour around the App Store. Installing apps on your Mac will now be as easy as on an iPhone or iPad.
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