Johnny Winter
A regular contributor to Mac, iPad and iPhone AppStorm sites, Johnny has been online since 1995 aiming to use the internet for the creation and sharing of knowledge for the greater good. Via setting up forums and e-commerce businesses, Johnny is an accidental podcaster and Editor of Mac Computer Skills at hub.tutsplus.com
Latest Posts
  • Computer Skills
    Electronics
    Raspberry Pi Cheat Sheet, Part 1Rpi config1
    This tutorial pulls together some of the common commands and actions, that might be needed by a new Raspberry Pi enthusiast, into part one of two handy reference tutorials.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    Hardware
    Getting Started With Google Chromecast and a MacChromecast
    For those invested in the Apple ecosystem, an Apple TV is the way to send audio and video from a Mac or iOS device to a television. Now, there's another way.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    Tools & Tips
    Tuts+ Team Top TipsTop tips
    Whether you're new to Mac OS X or a seasoned pro, there is always something interesting or exciting to learn. I asked the Tuts+ team to give me their top tips.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    Electronics
    How to Set Up a Real Time Business Statistics Dashboard Dashboard
    In order to be successful in business you need to make rational decisions based upon cold, hard data. In this tutorial I will show you how to set up an inexpensive dashboard that constantly monitors your business' vital statistics. Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    OS X
    How to Get an App Refund From AppleMas refund
    Apple can, and does, make mistakes. In this tutorial I'll show you how to go about getting an app refund from Apple.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    Electronics
    Using the Raspberry Pi Advanced Packaging Tool - APTApt get
    In order to install, update, upgrade and uninstall software--on a Raspberry Pi-- you will need to know about a tool called apt-get. In this tutorial, I explain apt-get and show you how to use in in the maintenance and use of a Raspberry Pi.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    News
    Series: OS X MavericksMavericks
    It's been four months since the release of OS X 10.9 Mavericks, the latest version of Apple's Mac operating system. It is the first time that a version of OS X has been made available, to Mac owners, free of charge and it has been estimated that one-third of Macs had been updated to Mavericks within weeks of it being launched in late October 2013. That figure is, no doubt, much higher now.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    Tips & Shortcuts
    How to Install the 30 Years of Mac Computer Font on Your MacMacfont400
    Apple is celebrating 30 years of the Mac. As part of their website to mark the event, Apple has made available a rather special TrueType Font. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to download and use the special Apple font that contains the different Mac models from the last 30 years.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    Electronics
    How to Install Alternative Web Browsers on the Raspberry PiPibrowser400
    If you are running the Raspian distro on your Raspberry Pi–and many people are–then the default web browser is probably your primary method for accessing webpages. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how you can optimise Midori and I’ll show you how to install some alternative web browsers and explain why you might want to use them.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    Electronics
    How to Clone Raspberry Pi SD Cards Using the Command Line in OS XClonesd400
    The Raspberry Pi runs from an operating system stored on a Secure Digital (SD) card and many different operating systems may be employed. Storage is relatively inexpensive, can be created (flashed), recreated, written to and overwritten with ease. On the one hand, this is an advantage of the Pi. On the other, the experimental nature of the Pi means more time flashing SD cards. This tutorial shows you how to use a Mac to clone any Raspberry Pi SD card which is particularly useful when you have your OS set up just as you want it.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    OS X
    Knowing Your Startup Key Combinations for Intel MacsStartupkeys400 1
    Whilst the idea of the computer mouse (essentially an inverted trackball) has been around since the 1960s, many people were still using keyboards as the sole input method some twenty years on. Even after the mouse became a standard computer accessory in the mid-1980s, many programs relied on keyboard shortcuts to perform particular functions. Even with new input devices, in addition to mice and trackpads, there is still a place for keyboard shortcuts. In this tutorial, I will show you the various keyboard key combinations that perform particular tasks when starting up your Mac.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    Electronics
    How to Clone Your Raspberry Pi SD Cards With WindowsRpi400
    The Raspberry Pi runs from an operating system stored on a Secure Digital (SD) card and many different operating systems may be employed. Storage is relatively inexpensive, can be created (flashed), recreated, written to and overwritten with ease. On the one hand, this is an advantage of the Pi. On the other, the experimental nature of the Pi means more time flashing SD cards. This tutorial shows you how to clone any Raspberry Pi SD card which is particularly useful when you have your OS set up just as you want it.Read More…