Connor Turnbull
Connor Turnbull is a part-time writer covering the technology industry and part-time web designer from the United Kingdom. Connor previously wrote for AppStorm where he covered Android and Google news.
  • Computer Skills
    Top Tips to Maximise Battery Life on a MacBookBatterylife
    There's always room to squeeze a little extra juice, however, and keep the battery life maximised. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to maximise the battery life on a MacBook Pro or MacBook Air.Read More…
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    How to Block iMessage Senders in Messages on OS XImessage
    iMessage is an incredibly popular platform for sending text and multimedia messages between Macs, iPhones and iPads with your phone number or email address. There may, however, come a time when you want to block a particular sender from contacting you at all. In this tutorial, I will show you how to block iMessage senders in the OS X Messages app. Read More…
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    Getting Started With Steam Family SharingFamilysharing
    Recently released from beta, Steam Family Sharing allows people to digitally share their games with friends and family members. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to set up and use the Family Sharing service and how to revoke access.Read More…
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    Getting Started With Steam In-Home StreamingInhomestreaming
    Recently made available to all in an open beta release, Steam In-Home Streaming allows users to stream a Steam library to another machine, without installing it on both. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to set up and optimise Steam In-Home Streaming.Read More…
  • Web Design
    Better Your Professional Web Design Skills With Tuts+ BusinessBus roundup
    Last month, I showed you some great workflow-improving lessons from Tuts+'s Mac Computer Skills section. With the help of Tuts+ Business, this roundup will showcase some great business tutorials to help improve your web design trade.Read More…
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    AirPort Utility ExplainedAirport%20utility
    In this tutorial, I'll show you the basics of AirPort Utility, setting up an AirPort base station from scratch and how to configure or restrict access.Read More…
  • Web Design
    Improve Your Web Design Workflow With Mac Computer Skills TutorialsMac%20computer%20skills%20roundup%20thumb
    Though the Web Design section here at Tuts+ is your home for all resources concerned with this fine art, we're joined by literally thousands of other tutorials on alternative topics. Many of these are pretty relevant so, in this roundup, we're going to take a look at some posts from our Mac Computer Skills section to see how they can help refine the workflow of Mac-equipped designers.Read More…
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    iCloud Keychain Explored and ExplainedKeychain
    Alongside the release of OS X Mavericks, Apple introduced iCloud Keychain, a utility for saving passwords and credit card information to synchronise them across multiple devices in a secure manner. In this tutorial, I will show you how to set up your iCloud Keychain, getting it up and running across all your compatible devices.Read More…
  • Web Design
    5 Awesome Ghost Themes You Can Learn FromGhost logo
    With the world near-saturated with the success of WordPress, along came Ghost, 2013's new blogging platform of note. Born from a simple concept, the project was successfully backed with nearly £200,000 of Kickstarter pledges and released to the world as an alternative open source platform. Much like WordPress, Tumblr or any major blogging platform, Ghost is supported by an ever-growing community of themes to customize the appearance of your blog. In this roundup, we're going to take a look at a handful of some of our favorite Ghost themes and analyse why they work so well.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    Preparing Your Mac for a PresentationKeynote%20preview%20image
    The days of needing Windows to run an effective presentation are over. With great tools and accessories for running multiple displays — even when one of those displays is a projector — OS X is a great option for your next presentation.Read More…
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    The OS X Document Model Explored and ExplainedPages retina
    If you've switched from Windows, the way OS X handles the saving and storage of documents can be confusing at first. In recent iterations, OS X has introduced tools for easy duplication and version control. It has new means of storing documents--through iCloud--and has changed options you're used to seeing, such as Save as. In this tutorial, I'll show you the uniquely different document model, in OS X, and how to use some of the options that you may not already be familiar with.Read More…
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    OS X System Recovery: Explored and ExplainedOsxrecovery retinathumb
    There may be a time, in the life of your Mac, where you need to restore or recovery your machine, either to try and solve problems you've encountered or simply clean house and start from fresh. In this tutorial, I'll show you through the various options for restoring or recovering your Mac and the process of bringing your Mac back to a clean, healthy state.Read More…