Siri in OS X: When Will We See It?

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Siri is available on the iPhone and iPad, and is rumored to be heading to the Apple TV, but when will we see it in OS X on Macs? Siri is Apple’s voice recognition personal assistant on iPhone and iPad that allows users to execute commands by voice. It aims at being a hands-free solution for […]

How to Customize Keyboard Shortcuts in OS X

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If you want to do things faster on your Mac, using keyboard shortcuts is the best way to be more productive without cutting corners. Here’s how to customize the keyboards shortcuts in OS X. While there’s a specific way to do something on your Mac, there’s always a way to do it faster. Keyboard shortcuts […]

50 OS X Keyboard Shortcuts You Need to Know

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If you want to do things faster on your Mac, here are 50 OS X keyboard shortcuts that you should use. While there’s a specific way to do something on your Mac, there’s always a way to do it faster. Keyboard shortcuts are the most popular way to get something done faster, and sometimes it’s […]

How to Customize the Mac Notification Center

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Introduced with OS X Mountain Lion in 2012, the Notification Center quickly became a big feature for Mac users. Here’s how to customize it and get the most out of it. The Mac Notification Center can be accessed by clicking the Notification Center icon up in the very top-right corner of the screen. This will […]

How to Connect Bluetooth Accessories to Your Mac

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The world is overflowing with Bluetooth accessories, with products like headphones, speakers, keyboards and mice. Here’s how to connect them to your Mac. Bluetooth is one of the most popular forms of wireless, and most users prefer Bluetooth peripherals over RF wireless simply because there’s no receiver dongle that they have to deal with; they […]

How to Fix OS X Yosemite WiFi Problems

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OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 was supposed to fix all the WiFi problems, but that hasn’t been entirely the case. Here’s how to fix those lingering OS X Yosemite WiFi problems. Ever since the release of OS X Yosemite, many users have taken to Apple’s Support Forums to state their displeasure about WiFi problems with the […]

How to Customize the Dock on Mac

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The dock in OS X is one of the best features of your Mac. Here’s how to customize it and get the most of it. The OS X dock is placed on the bottom of the screen and it includes a handful of Mac apps that you use most often (or at least it should). […]

20 Free Mac Apps Every User Needs

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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 20 free Mac apps that you should consider downloading and installing. When you get a Mac for the first time, one of the things that you’ll probably do right away (after setting it […]

Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac Preview Arrives

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With the arrival of preview apps for Office apps on Windows 10, Microsoft quelled fears that it was focusing too much on the experiences on other platforms and neglecting its own. Now the company is back, with new a new Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac Preview that once again proves it is all about delivering […]

How to Fix iMessage Syncing Issues

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While iMessage is one of the most-used services for iOS users, it’s definitely not without its problems. Here’s how to fix iMessage syncing issues between your iOS and OS X devices. iMessage has changed the way that many people communicate with their family and friends on a daily basis. With iMessage being available on any […]

How to Get OS X 10.10.3 & Photos Right Now

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Apple is letting users try the new Photos app and OS X 10.10.3 ahead of the official release. Here’s what you need to know to try the new OS X Photos app, iCloud Photo Library and to get you up and running before the OS X 10.10.3 release. The new Photos app replaces iPhoto and Aperture with […]

How to Enable Dictation in OS X Yosemite

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Typing away on your Mac is second nature, but if you’d rather turn your speech into text instead, here’s how to enable dictation in OS X Yosemite. Just like on the iPhone, Mac users can talk into the microphone and have it translated into text, saving you from having to type out long-winded responses. It’s […]

How to Change Wallpaper on Mac

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The default OS X wallpapers aren’t terrible, but if you want to change your desktop wallpaper to something more appealing and suited towards your own taste, here’s how to change the wallpaper on Mac. Apple includes a handful of default wallpapers with OS X, and some of them are really cool, but we understand if […]

How to Fix a Frozen Mac App

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It’s more than frustrating when you’re working on something on your Mac and the app just freezes on you, but here’s how to fix the problem in order to restore order to chaos. OS X Yosemite isn’t perfect, and it’s still a rather new operating system. Most of the popular apps have been updated to […]

How to Change Default Browsers on Mac

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Safari on Mac is a great browser, but if you’re not a fan of it and would rather use a different web browser, here’s how to change the default browser on Mac. Even though third-party web browsers don’t perform well on Macs compared to Safari (especially Chrome), many users still prefer using Chrome, Firefox, or […]

Switching to Mac from Windows: What You Need to Know

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If you’ve been a loyal Windows user but are thinking about making the switch to a Mac, here are some things you should know. OS X (the operating system that runs on Macs) and Windows are fairly comparable. They’re both operating systems and they both have a desktop user interface with a toolbar and even […]

How to Use iCloud

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This guide will explain how to use iCloud, what iCloud is, and what you can do with iCloud. iCloud is Apple’s online storage and app service that keeps your data synced between iPhone, iPad, Mac and even PC. Using iCloud on a Windows computer is simple, but you do need to set it up. In […]

How to Secure iMessage and FaceTime

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Back in September last year, Apple introduced two-factor authentication for iCloud, and now it’s available for iMessage and FaceTime. Here’s how to enable it for these two services. Apple recently expanded the ability to secure your iCloud account further by enabling two-factor authentication for iCloud backups, allowing users to secure their iPhone and iPad backups […]

Apple Photos App Release Coming in OS X Yosemite 10.10.3

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Hot on the heels of releasing OS X Yosemite 10.10.2, Apple has released the first beta of version 10.10.3, which is actually a major new update, as it includes the all-new Photos app. The new Photos app will replace iPhoto, which discontinued development last year, as did Aperture. Unfortunately, regular users won’t be able to […]

How to Fix Slow MacBook Performance

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MacBooks are some of the best laptops on the market, but like any laptop, a MacBook can degrade over time and become really slow. Here’s how to fix slow MacBook performance. As technology advances and software requires better and better hardware, older MacBooks begin to naturally slow down. Plus, with added use and files piling […]