OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 Release: What’s New

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OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 was released yesterday. Here’s what’s new in the latest version of OS X. The OS X 10.10.4 update got lost quickly amongst the hype for iOS 8.4, which was also released yesterday by Apple, which comes with the company’s new music streaming service, making iOS 8.4 one of the biggest minor […]

How to Hide Files on Mac

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If you have sensitive files that you need to keep away from prying eyes, here’s how to hide files on Mac. Most of the time, your files don’t really need to be hidden because most users probably won’t care, but if you have a handful of “important files” that you’d rather not leave out in […]

5 Best MacBook Stands

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To keep your MacBook cool and prevent it from overheating, a stand is a great accessory to have. Here are the five best MacBook stands you can buy. One of the best ways to keep your MacBook cool and prevent it from overheating is elevating it by putting it on a stand, that way air […]

How to Check If You Need a New MacBook Battery

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If your MacBook is getting a bit aged, you might notice that performance has taken a hit, but your battery might be suffering even more. Here’s how to check if you need a new MacBook battery. You may think that your old MacBook is simply just aging when you discover that the battery can only […]

Why Students Should Wait to Buy a New MacBook Air

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While many college students are most likely shopping around for a new laptop for college, right now may not be the best time, and here’s why. Now that high school seniors have graduated high school and are focusing their summer efforts on getting ready for college in the fall, one task that many students are […]

How to Remove a WiFi Network from Mac

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If your MacBook keeps connecting to a WiFi network that you don’t want it to connect to, here’s how to remove a WiFi network from your Mac so that it doesn’t automatically connect to it anymore. In OS X, once you connect to a WiFi network, it’ll remember that network by default and connect to […]

How to Get By with a 128GB MacBook

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If you have a 128GB MacBook, here’s how to get by with that much space without fear of filling it all the way up. When buying a MacBook, getting the entry-level model can save you a lot of money up front, but that usually means forgoing the higher-capacity models and sticking with the 128GB storage […]

How to Create a User Account on Mac

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If you bought a Mac and plan to use it as a family computer, here’s how to create a user account so that each family member can have their own. While you could just use one user account that everyone logs into and uses, it’s a lot better to have individual user accounts where each […]

How to Create a Guest Account on Mac

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If you find yourself always letting people borrow your computer, here’s how you can create a guest account so that they don’t mess with any of your own files. There are many times where might have guests over and someone needs to check their email or the kids want to get online to chat with […]

What Size MacBook Should You Buy?

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When you’re buying a laptop for the first time and have decided to go with a MacBook, the next decision is what size screen to get. This is perhaps one of the more difficult buying decisions when it comes to MacBooks. You have to make the right decision when it comes to screen size, because […]

How to Find a Stolen Mac

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Nothing’s worse than having your Mac stolen, but here’s how you can find it and hopefully get it back. MacBooks get stolen constantly, whether it’s because of negligence on the owner’s part or your house simply gets broken into and your Mac is the unlucky one. Usually, the only way you can even try to […]

How to Stop Photos from Opening When Plugging an iPhone In

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If you don’t like how the Photos app launches every time you plug your iPhone into your Mac, here’s how to prevent that from happening. Introduced in a recent update of OS X Yosemite, the Photos Mac app provides a better interface for managing your photo collection. It essentially replaces iPhoto and Aperture, and while […]

How to Stop iTunes from Opening When Plugging an iPhone In

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If you don’t use iTunes and hate it when the app launches whenever you plug your iPhone in, here’s how to disable it from doing that in the future. While iTunes allows you to sync all of your media to your iPhone, as well as acts a music player and gives you access to the […]

How to Save a MacBook from Water Damage

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If you accidentally spilled some water on your MacBook or it went for an accidental swim, here’s how to save your MacBook from water damage. If there’s one thing you should know about electronics, it’s that they don’t mix well with water, but sometimes accidents happen, and that’s where you have to take action so […]

Will My Mac Support OS X El Capitan?

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OS X El Capitan was announced and unveiled earlier this week during Apple’s WWDC keynote, but perhaps the biggest question that you might have is whether or not your Mac will support the new operating system. Apple is notorious for discontinuing software support for older devices whenever they release a newer version of an operating […]

How to Get the OS X El Capitan Wallpaper Right Now

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Apple unveiled the next version of OS X earlier this week, called OS X El Capitan, and it includes a handful of new features, but if the new wallpaper was what drew you in, here’s how to get the OS X El Capitan wallpaper right now. The latest version of OS X doesn’t seem to […]

How to Get OS X El Capitan’s Window Snap Feature Right Now

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If you’re a fan of OS X El Capitan’s new window snap feature, here’s how to get it right now without waiting. Apple announced and revealed OS X El Capitan yesterday during the company’s WWDC keynote, arriving with a handful of new features, but keeping the same overall design and look as OS X Yosemite. […]

OS X 10.11 El Capitan: 5 Things to Know

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Apple has announced the next version in OS X, called OS X 10.11 El Capitan, to succeed OS X Yosemite. Here are five things to know about the new operating system. OS X 10.11 El Capitan doesn’t include a major redesign or any kind of new look, which was expected, but it does include a […]

OS X 10.11 El Capitan Release Date Breakdown

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Today Apple has announced OS X 10.11 El Capitan, which is the next version in the series that will succeed OS X Yosemite. OS X 10.11 doesn’t include any major design changes over OS X Yosemite, which isn’t too surprising, but El Capitan comes with a handful of new features that Apple showed off during […]

How to Keep Your MacBook Cool

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If your MacBook is constantly getting hot under the collar, here are some ways that you can keep your MacBook cool. MacBooks are notorious for getting a bit warm, and not only that, but once the cooling fans kick in, it sounds like a passenger airliner getting ready to take off at O’Hare. The good […]