Tag Archives: Desktop

Uninstall Splashtop Remote Desktop (Streamer and Old/New Remote!)

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I, like many, have been using Splashtop Remote Desktop to access my computer from not only other computers, but also from my iPhone. Recently, Splashtop has updated their apps for both desktop and mobile device to “2.0,” which is supposed to be a great update. However, I have recently made a change as well, from Splashtop to TeamViewer, which seems to run noticeably better on my PC even if it doesn’t have many of the features that Splashtop does. As such, I went to uninstall Splashtop completely (Remote and Streamer), and found I could not access the uninstall option from the Windows Control Panel. Finally, I figured out the solution.

[Tutorial] Keep Your Desktop Clutter Free – A Minimalistic Mac Experience (Part 3)

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In the final part to the minimal Mac experience series, I will be covering some of the more advanced things you can do to de-clutter and simplify your Mac.  

[Tutorial] Keep Your Desktop Clutter Free – A Minimalistic Mac Experience (Part 2)

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This is the second part of my minimalist Mac experience series, continuing on with the more basic side of keeping your Mac minimal, uncluttered, and beautiful!

Next comes the fun part:  Choosing a minimalistic wallpaper.  There are many websites that provide beautiful wallpapers.  My favorite sites are DeviantArtIcon Paper, and Simple Desktops.

[Tutorial] Keep Your Desktop Clutter Free – A Minimalistic Mac Experience (Part 1)

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As of late, I have been in the mind set of “out of sight, out of mind.”  It gives me less to worry about when I am using my iMac on a daily basis.  It allows for the creative juices to flow more freely because my mind and desktop are less cluttered.  A great way to achieve this is to get rid of unnecessary things on your desktop.  These are a few thing that you can do without the help of any third party apps.

Let’s start with the basics:  Hiding hard drives, optical drives, external drives etc.