How to Set Up FaceTime on iPhone, iPad and Mac

Setting up FaceTime

FaceTime is Apple’s popular video chatting service that allows iPhone, iPad and Mac users to chat with each other over video. It’s a cross-platform service as well, so you can easily FaceTime with someone on your iPhone while they’re using an iPad or a Mac. It’s a really simple app to use, but setting it […]

How to Take Screenshots on Mac: Tips and Tricks

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You may already know how to take screenshots on your Mac, but you may not know of a few different ways that you can take better screenshots and manage them more easily. Here are a few tips and tricks that you can try out, as well as a couple of apps that you should check […]

MacBook Pro & MacBook Air: Buy or Wait?

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A question that everyone seems to have about every Apple product is whether or not they should buy something now, or wait until there’s a hardware refresh. It’s a very common question, but one that definitely deserves an answer, especially since Apple is notorious for updating its product line every single year (or a couple […]

Is Apple Ready to Offer an iOS 8 Beta to the Public?

Apple's new program led some to believe Apple is ready for an iOS 8 beta for anyone, but that seems unlikely.

In 40 days Apple will likely offer the first iOS 8 beta download after the announcement at WWDC 2014. This week Apple started a new OS X Beta Seed Program that left some iPhone and iPad owners wondering if Apple is ready to offer an iOS 8 beta program to the public. iOS 8 is […]

How to Disable Apple TV Remote Support on Your MacBook Pro

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If you have an Apple TV, the included remote can also be used to control various things on non-Retina MacBook Pros, like iTunes. However, if you’re trying to navigate through menus on your Apple TV and you have your MacBook Pro in front of you, then most likely the remote is also messing with your […]

OS X 11 or OS X 10.10: What’s Next?

OS X Mavericks

OS X 10.9 Mavericks is the latest version of OS X to hit Macs, but rumors have been flying around recently about the next version, which many are comfortably calling OS X 10.10. This can be kind of confusing. It’s said that we’ll see this new version announced and unveiled at Apple’s WWDC conference in […]

OS X 10.10 Rumors point to iOS 7-Style Overhaul

OS X 10.10

OS X Mavericks hasn’t even been around for a full year yet, but rumors are already heating up about what the next version OS X will bring. OS X 10.10 (as it’s currently being referred to) will obviously bring a handful of improvements over its predecessor, but 9to5Mac is reporting that it’ll also see a […]

5 Best Mac Backup Options

Mac backup options

Backing up all of the files on your computer is one of the most important things you should do when it comes to computer maintenance. Here are five backup options for Mac that you should take advantage of. There are different kinds of backup methods that you can use. Perhaps one of the easiest options […]

Top 5 Apple Products that Are Overdue for a 2014 Update

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There are quite a few Apple products that the company needs to update. Despite refreshing the iPhone and iPad every year, there are a number of products that Apple leaves on the top shelf to collect dust. This leaves them out of date with older technology that buyers no longer find desirable. Apple usually announces […]

OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 Beta Delivers Improved 4K Support

OS X Mavericks with improved 4K support

Shortly after releasing OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 to the public, Apple has begun working on the next update that Mac users will eventually receive. OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 is available in beta form to developers, and it comes packing with improved support for 4K. The feature enables most 4K displays to be set at a […]

How to Get Better MacBook Battery Life

How to Get Better MacBook Battery Life

Back in October, Apple launched refreshed MacBook Pros that boast nine hours of battery life thanks to the inclusion of the latest Intel Haswell chips, compared to 7 hours of the previous generation. MacBook Airs get even better battery life thanks to the slight-slower internals that require less power. However, while nine hours for the […]

How to Sync Photos Docs and Data on iPhone and Mac With iCloud

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iCloud offers a clean and simple way to sync email, calendars, contacts, reminders, photos, Safari data and documents between a Mac and an iPhone. With OS X 10.9 and iOS 7, Apple updated iCloud and made it more robust, stable and useful so we decided to update our original guide to iCloud sync focusing this […]

MacBook Air 2013 Sleep Crash Fix on the Way

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Apple is set to release an update for 11- and 13-inch 2013 MacBook Airs that fixes an issue where the laptops would crash upon waking it from sleep mode, according to MacRumors. An Apple Authorized Service Provider says that the issue is with the sensor that detects when the lid is opened or closed. Apparently, there’s a […]

Apple Takes a Page from iOS 7 With OS X 10.10 Release

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Apple is rumored to be taking a page from the release of the latest iOS 7 release when the company debuts the next version of OS X, which has the code name of Syrah. OS X 10.10 is said to move more closer to the iOS 7 release with flatter icons and a more minimalist […]

How to Sync iBooks Across Multiple Apple Devices

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It’s no secret that iBooks is a huge mess, but for those that rely on Apple’s own ebook service, it’s at least workable most of the time. If you use all Apple products exclusively, iBooks makes it easy to view your ebooks on all your devices and have them sync up so you can start […]

Mac Pro in High Demand, Will “Take Time” to Catch Up

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Apple’s all-new Mac Pro was officially launched yesterday, where those wanting to get the new machine could finally order one for themselves, with a ship time set for December 30. However, within just a couple of hours, that estimate quickly slipped to February, proving that either Apple was in very low stock or the new […]

OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 Update Coming with FaceTime Audio

OS X Mavericks FaceTime Audio

Apple may have released OS X Mavericks 10.9.1 just recently to the public, but the company is already working on a 10.9.2 update for which the first beta has already been seeded out to developers, and this update includes FaceTime audio for the first time on OS X. FaceTime audio was first introduced in iOS […]

Mac Pro Available Now, Begins Shipping December 30 (Update)

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As promised, Apple has put its all-new Mac Pro up for sale in its online store. The new computer starts at $2,999, which will get you a a 3.7GHz quad-core Xeon processor, 12GB of RAM, dual FirePro D300 graphics, and a 256GB solid-state drive. There’s also another model that starts at $3,999, which is a step […]

Mac Pro Officially Arriving Tomorrow

Mac Pro

Apple has announced that the Mac Pro will be available to order starting tomorrow starting at $2,999. It’s important to note here that Apple says the new machine will be “available to order” starting tomorrow, so as far as when it will begin shipping, that’s still up in the air. Apple initially introduced and teased […]