How to get a compatible Xbox 360 controller on Apple Mac working

by Andrew Brett Watson
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If you just bought an Xbox (360/One) compatible driver for your Apple Mac and found it doesn't work "out of the box" fear not, I have the solution.
 
I've heard that an actual real Microsoft Xbox controller works out of the box on an Apple Mac. I wouldn't know, I bought an Xbox compatible controller which did not immediately work on my Mac. I kept reading that an Xbox controller just works on an Apple Mac (even better than a PC because it doesn't need a driver) but unfortunately the compatible controller I bought didn't. I needed a solution to get my emulated retro gaming fix, and I need it fast. Read more: How to get a compatible Xbox 360 controller on Apple Mac working

How to fade in audio on iMovie 2013/2014 (version 10.0.2)

by Andrew Brett Watson

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If you're using an older version of iMovie you might find yourself wanting to double click a clip to add an audio fade in using iMovie and then be shocked that it doesn't work. So shocked in fact you might miss how to add an audio fade in completely. I can't believe how easy it was but that I only found it after tearing my hear out (figuratively). It was right in front of me all along.

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Is iDraw for the Mac a viable alternative to Adobe Illustrator?

by Andrew Brett Watson
 
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I wanted to see if iDraw was viable alternative to Adobe Illustrator.
 
Initially I wanted to see if there was a similar graphic design program to Adobe Illustrator (for a reasonable price).  I wanted to try and find a program that could do most of the things that Adobe illustrated does but for a lot less money (mainly because Adobes new way of selling Illustrator made it hard for me to just upgrade every few years to control cost). Read more: Is iDraw for the Mac a viable alternative to Adobe Illustrator?