More Secret Skype Emoticons

So you probably thought that the last post with Secret Skype Emoticons was the only one that you would see from macnative… not so. I found a few more that although may not be as cool as the last list may still be a fun and usable. So here they are. Flag Secret Skype Emoticons (flag:AF) Afghanistan (flag:AL) Albania, People’s Socialist Republic of (flag:DZ) Algeria, People’s Democratic Republic of (flag:AS) American Samoa (flag:AD) Andorra, Principality of (flag:AO) Angola, Republic of (flag:AI) Anguilla (flag:AQ) Antarctica (the territory South of 60 deg S) (flag:AG) Antigua and... Read More

Secret Skype Emoticons

I use Skype on a daily basis to communicate with clients and friends around the globe. And once in a while one of my dear friends will use an Secret Skype Emoticon that I cannot find in my little emoticon pick list. I decided that there must be a list of “Secret Skype Emoticons” somewhere out in the interwebs. I began my quest to hut down those elusive Secret Skype Emoticons and after some intense searching I found what I was looking for. So I have decided to post this list of Secret Skype Emoticons here for you so you can benefit from them as much as I have. Secret Skype... Read More

How To Kill A Rogue Screen Sharing Login Window

Ok, so you’re using your mac with all it’s apple goodness, and attempt to connect to another computer using the built in ScreenSharing capability. Your computer prompts you for a username and password to authenticate with the remote computer with a neet little login window. You put your login credentials in to the provided boxes and hit “connect”, immediately a little spinning wheel appears along with a “Connecting” message. You wait, and wait, and nothing seems to be happening. You attempt to connect again and you get right in to your screensharing... Read More

Skype Tip – Quickly Edit Your Last Skype

So you’re having a nice text Skype conversation with a friend, you craft a snarky reply to the last humorous comment, and you press enter to submit it. As your comment appears for all the world to see, you realize that you made a mistake… misspelled a word, left out some punctuation, or some other horrible text problem. So what do you do? Well Skype has a nice little shortcut that allows you to quickly edit your last comment and fix your little textual foible. Simply press the “up” ↑ arrow and skype will immediately open a text edit window with your latest skype... Read More

Helpful Expose Tip

I found this quick helpful tip that works on Snow Leopard… and possibly Lion (but I haven’t tested that yet). When you are switching through your apps using the “cmd-tab” keystroke, it can be frustrating that after selecting the application that you want, you still have to figure out which window is the one that you are hunting for… Well not any longer. While switching through your applications, simply press the “Up” or “Down”  arrow keys on your keyboard to reveal the Exposé display for the application that is currently... Read More

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