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Archive for the ‘Mac OS’ Category



Raymond wants to know if there’s anyway to get rid of password prompts on his Mac. Continue reading

OS X Yosemite is coming soon, but you could have a chance to try it out even sooner. How you can sign up to test it out and which Macs aren’t going to be able to run this update. Continue reading

Some iPhone, iPad and Mac users woke up to an unpleasant surprise. Their devices had been hijacked by a ransomware attack. Continue reading

Learn how to take screenshots using Mac OS X. We’ve got 5 easy methods. Continue reading

Set Parental Controls In Mac OS X

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Apple offers a full set of parental controls that manage who uses your computer and when for the Mac. Learn how to use them. Continue reading

Transferring Files from a PC to a Mac

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

The easiest way to transfer files from Windows XP to a Mac computer. Dottie says she’s no computer expert and needs all the help she can get. We make it simple. Continue reading

Don’t lose your hard work! Learn how to change the auto-save interval on Word 2011. Continue reading

In Part 4 of Hack Your Mac, we look at terminal commands that will help configure and test your Mac Continue reading

In Part 3 of Hack Your Mac, we look at terminal commands that will customize your OS. Continue reading

Deb wants to know if it’s possible to print to a wireless printer from an iPad or iPhone. Continue reading

Hidden within the confines of the elegant Mac OS X, is a powerful Unix based terminal that allows you to fully utilize your system and its resources. In part 2, we look at security. Continue reading

Hidden within the confines of the elegant Mac OS X, is a powerful Unix based terminal that allows you to fully utilize your system and its resources. Continue reading

How Do I Get Rid Of Reading List?

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Gary from California writes:

I use a MacBook Pro, and am trying to find out how to reverse a display change in Safari that just showed up one day, without any action on my part that I can recall.  I now have a column that I don’t want, apparently named ‘Reading List’,   It takes about 20% of my screen, which makes it impossible to read most

The Secret To Managing Your Mac Passwords

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

OS X has a built-in password utility that makes recovering and managing those passwords a cinch. Continue reading

Can I Upgrade My PC To OS X Mavericks?

Sunday, November 3rd, 2013

Marlynn wants to know if she can upgrade from Windows XP to OS X Mavericks. We explain why that just won’t work. Continue reading

Apps Battle Insomnia, Give Eyes A Break

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Learn about software that battle insomnia when you are using your smartphones, tablets and PCs Continue reading

Wish the delete key was a little different on your Mac? Learn some tricks for using the delete key in Mac OS X. T Continue reading

Learn how to auto-insert subtitles onto videos with a free download. Continue reading

Apple recently released security updates for Mac OS X in order to address the various security vulnerabilities associated with Flash and Java. Continue reading

Apple has built in tons of shortcuts in Mac OS here’s 6 awesome Mac shortcuts to help make using you Mac easier and more fun. Learn how to quickly take screen shots, use Spotlight to its full potential and send web pages to your friends using these keyboard shortcuts. Continue reading

Mac Mail is the Apple’s equivalent to Microsoft Outlook; it’s the email client that comes on every Mac you buy. What I like about it is that it’s incredibly easy to set up and use, and instead of having to log in to my email every time and struggle with the clunky interface to move files around and sort through my mail, I just open Mac Mail and get on with it. So lets get yours set up and teach you the basics. Continue reading

Microsoft ended support for Office for Mac 2008 on April 9. The company reminded users in a blog post on their website. Office for Mac 2008 will continue to function on computers, but Microsoft will no longer be providing security updates or bug fixes. Continue reading

Jack from Worthington, OH writes: My laptop has a built-in wireless LAN adapter that I currently use. Can I plug in and use an external adapter (the USB kind) without interfering with my built-in adapter? Will it upset the future use of my internal adapter? What about my encryption and security settings? Answer: The most common complaint in regards to Wi-Fi is related to losing or having unreliable connections. Each… Continue reading

Putting The Moves On Your MacBook

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

When Mac users were introduced to OS X Mountain Lion, we gained the capability to be a little more hands-on with our MacBooks or trackpads through Gestures. While this seems like a small change, I can say from personal experience that getting familiar with these moves can definitely help increase your productivity. Continue reading

iCloud Updated: Online Notes and Reminders

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Do you use Apple’s free iCloud e-mail and cloud service? Well, they’ve recently added the ability to view and edit notes and reminders on the iCloud website.. Continue reading

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