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). […]

New MacBook vs MacBook Pro: What Buyers Need to Know

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Apple announced a new MacBook last week at its Apple Watch event, but instead of giving it the “Pro” or “Air” suffix, the company is simply just calling it the new “MacBook.” Here’s what you need to know if you’re thinking about buying a new MacBook and can’t decide between a MacBook Pro or this […]

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 […]

2015 MacBook Air vs 2014 MacBook Air: Key Differences

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For those looking to buy a new MacBook Air, the 2015 refresh brings a few new things to the table. Here are the key differences between this year’s new model and last year’s MacBook Air. During its Apple Watch event, Apple announced updates to the MacBook Air, adding a slightly faster processor and a new […]

2015 MacBook Pro vs 2014 MacBook Pro: Key Differences

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For those looking to buy a new MacBook Pro, the 2015 refresh brings a few new things to the table. Here are the key differences between this year’s new model and last year’s MacBook Pro. During its Apple Watch event, Apple announced updates to the MacBook Pro, adding a slightly faster processor and a new […]

Why You Should Buy a MacBook Pro Right Now

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Apple announced a new MacBook earlier this week at its Apple Watch event, which comes with a completely new design. It’s not a replacement for the MacBook Pro yet, but that time could come, which is why now is a great time to buy a MacBook Pro. The new MacBook joins the MacBook Air and […]

New MacBook Air Release, Price & Features  

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Apple, makers of the ever-popular iPhone and the new Apple Watch wrist accessory, hasn’t forgotten about its traditional PC user roots. This morning at its Apple Watch event, Apple announced refreshed versions of the MacBook Air, the notebook that spawned the Ultrabook craze on Windows PCs. Apple announced the newly upgraded versions of the MacBook Air […]

New MacBook Release, Price & Features

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Apple has announced a new MacBook today at its Apple Watch event, but instead of giving it the “Pro” or “Air” suffix, the company is simply just calling it the new “MacBook.” However, the all-new MacBook definitely has the MacBook Air feel to it, as Apple CEO Tim Cook says that it’s “the most extreme […]

2015 MacBook Air Release Date Details May Disappoint

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2015 MacBook Air rumors are hot in the air, and a new report suggests that Apple may not release the 12-inch MacBook Air until April at the very earliest. According to the Wall Street Journal, the 2015 MacBook Air won’t begin shipping until “the second quarter,” which means that we may not see it release […]

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 […]

2015 MacBook Air Release Could Arrive Next Week

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Next week, Apple will be holding its first spring event in a while by revealing more Apple Watch details, as well as possibly launching a new MacBook Air. The heavily-rumored 12-inch 2015 MacBook Air could see a reveal at the Apple Watch event next week on March 9, according to The Michael Report. Release date […]

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 Clean Your Mac Keyboard

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A dirty keyboard is never a good thing, so if you’re wanting to make it look like new again, here’s how to clean your Mac keyboard. Apple’s keyboard is one of the best-looking keyboards on the market, with it’s aluminum design and the bright white keys that contrast the aluminum color nicely. However, dirt and […]