Apple Magic Mouse Could Get Haptic Feedback Technology

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Apple’s Magic Mouse is an interesting accessory for sure, but it could get even more interesting, with the possibility of haptic feedback and force sensors. The Magic Mouse is one of the more unique computer mice on the market currently, with its curved minimalist design and touchpad surface that does away with an excess number of […]

How to Easily Check Your Mac Warranty Status

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Every Mac user eventually wants to know how much time is left on the warranty of their machine, and there’s actually a really quick and easy way to look that information up without having to call Apple or ruffle through your warranty paperwork. When you want to know what the warranty status is of your […]

5 MacBook Maintenance Tasks You Should Perform Regularly

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MacBooks are some of the most efficient laptops on the market, but it takes some effort from the user. Here are five MacBook maintenance tasks that you should be performing regularly. Cars need oil changes regularly. Instruments need tuning after so much playing. Even people need to perform some maintenance on their own bodies in […]

Siri Mac Support Teased in New Apple Patent

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Siri has become a staple on iOS devices, but soon it could be coming Mac to give OS X users the same conveniences, according to a new patent application. OS X already has a nifty dictation feature where you can talk out and loud and your Mac will convert it to text. However, it could […]

10 Free Mac Apps Every OS X User Should Have

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Whether you just bought your first Mac or are just looking for some great apps to have in your arsenal, here are ten free Mac apps that you should consider using. When you get a Mac for the first time, one of the things that you’ll probably do right away (after setting it up and […]

Shazam Mac App Provides Always-On Music Recognition

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Are you always wanting to know more about that song that pops up on the radio while you’re browsing the web on your Mac in the coffee shop? Shazam has released a Mac app that can be ready at a moment’s notice to name that tune. Shazam is one of the most popular music recognition […]

New iMac 2014 Release Hinted by Apple

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New iMacs could be incoming, as a support page on Apple’s website shows a “mid-2014″ iMac listed. The iMac received a bit of an update last month when the entry-level 21.5-inch model got a $200 price cut, but also saw a slight decrease in performance. However, it seems that Apple may be working on another […]

OS X Yosemite Public Beta Problems Frustrate Mac Users

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The OS X Yosemite public beta was officially released yesterday, and many users were able to download the 5GB .DMG file required to install the new operating system. However, there were an equal number of users who didn’t have the same experience. While beta software will obviously come with its own problems and issues, simply […]

OS X Yosemite Public Beta Now Available

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Right on schedule from yesterday’s news that the OS X Yosemite public beta would be arriving today, Apple has now pushed out the software to those who signed up to participate. OS X Yosemite has been in beta form for a while now and has only been available to registered developers, but anyone who signed […]

How to Equalize Volume When Watching Movies on Mac

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Do you hate the quiet dialogue followed by ear-blistering explosions in movies? Here’s how to equalize the volume and fix the problem on your Mac. If you watch a lot of movies on your computer, you’re no doubt familiar with the way that audio is handled. Throughout a movie or TV show, volume fluctuates tremendously, […]

OS X Yosemite & iOS 8 Release Dates Not Linked

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iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite will be tightly integrated with one another, thanks to a new Apple initiative called Continuity which allows both OSes to piggyback features off of one another, but a report say that the two operating system will launch separately anyway. Many features of OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 heavily […]

OS X Yosemite Public Beta Arriving Tomorrow

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OS X Yosemite has been in beta form for a while now and has only been available to registered developers, but starting tomorrow, the public can give the new OS a try. A couple of days ago, it was rumored that the public beta for OS X Yosemite would be released at some point this […]

OS X Yosemite Public Beta Coming Later This Month

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OS X Yosemite has been available to developers in beta form for quite some time, but a public beta is said to be arriving later this month. OS X Yosemite was announced and unveiled at Apple’s WWDC developers conference back in early June and Apple even released an initial beta to registered developers that very […]

How to Try OS X Yosemite Risk Free

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The newest version of OS X (OS X 10.10 Yosemite) is currently in its beta stages and isn’t available to the public just yet, but you can still try it out for yourself without erasing your current Mac setup. OS X Yosemite was unveiled earlier in June at Apple’s WWDC developers conference. However, this new […]

How to Free Up Space on Mac

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If you have a MacBook Air or even a newer MacBook Pro, you know that storage can be a premium, thanks to Apple using solid state storage. Of course, you can upgrade it to as much as 512GB of storage, but most of us like to save money and go with the lowest tier, thinking […]

Best Mac Backup Service: CrashPlan vs BackBlaze

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When it comes to computer maintenance, nothing is quite more important than backing up all of your data. It’s one of the most crucial things you need to do when it comes to maintaining your devices. We’re also guessing that your computer is where most of your photos, videos, music and pretty much all of your […]

How to Run Mac Apps on Android with Parallels Access

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Some Android users own Macs and wish they could run a special piece of OSX software on their Android tablet or smartphone. The solution: the newly updated Parallels Access, which formerly only ran on an iPad. It now works on Android phones or tablets, as well as the iPhone. This lets Android owners use their device to run specialized software installed on […]

How to Run Mac Apps on iPad

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Parallels is one of the most popular applications on OS X that allows you to run a virtual copy of Windows on your Mac machine. The company recently just outed a big update to its mobile app called Parallels Access, which now comes with support for Android devices and the iPhone. Parallels Access lets you […]

Apple TV, Mac Mini Price Cuts Appear as Rumors Swirl

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Apple has already introduced a new iMac this morning and knocked $200 off the price, but it’s not the only Apple product getting a price tag slash. Both the Apple TV and Mac mini have received small price drops in Europe. Pricing of the Mac mini dropped anywhere between €30 and €60, depending on the […]

iMac Gets $200 Price Drop, but Performance Suffers

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As was rumored last week, Apple has officially refreshed its entry-level 21.5-inch iMac. The Cupertino-based company introduced a new iMac model and moved the previous entry-level model into the mid-range position. The new entry-level variant sports a 1.4GHz dual core Intel Core i5 processor with 8GB of RAM and 500GB of storage, all for the […]