MacBooks are well-known for doing awesome, useful things--they don't (usually) get viruses, the battery life is great, and the user interface is simple.
What they didn't tell you is that your MacBook can do a lot of awesome useless things. Take a moment and indulge in the (mostly) unnecessary features available:
5. Invert desktop colors. Tired of the same look and feel of your display? Press CMD-OPT-CTRL-8 and the colors on your screen will be inverted--white pixels turn black, blue turns orange, etc. This seemingly useless trick is actually an accessibility feature, and can be helpful in bright-light situations, but we all know it was really implemented to let geeks prank their unknowing friends.
4. Talk to me, Terminal. Most Mac users will likely never touch the Terminal, a built-in program that allows users to run commands for the OS to perform. It does do a couple awesome things, though. In Spotlight, type "Terminal" and hit enter. Here, type "say" followed by a word or phrase. Useful? No. Awesome? Yes.… Read more