How to Use Android With Mac

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When it comes to accessing files or music from your Android smartphone or tablet on a Mac, many users don’t realize just how easy it is to actually use Android with any Mac PC or laptop. There’s a common misconception that the two don’t work well together, and Macs only like iOS devices, but that […]

2015 MacBook Pro Predictions

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The 2014 MacBook Pro was launched earlier this year with a slight upgrade from the previous version, and now that 2015 is around the corner, we look at what we could expect from the 2015 MacBook Pro. With the 2014 MacBook Pro, the processors saw a slight increase in speed, with the entry-level 2.4GHz Intel […]

How to Get iWork for Free on OS X Yosemite

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Apple announced last year that its iWork suite of apps, which consists of Keynote, Pages and Numbers, would come free with any new Mac that you buy. Previously, these apps were $20 a piece. However, current Mac users with older Macs aren’t able to take advantage of that deal, seeing as how the company is […]

Black Friday MacBook Deals vs Refurbished MacBooks

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Black Friday is just days away, and that means shoppers will be on the lookout for a great deal. MacBooks are just one product that buyers will be eyeing on Black Friday, but you may be surprised to find that those discounted prices on MacBooks are actually available year-round. While MacBooks won’t be that hot […]

3 Great Time Machine Alternatives for Mac

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If you use a Mac and want to back up your files, Time Machine might just be a viable option, but it’s simply not up to snuff for all Mac users. Here are three Time Machine alternatives that you may want to consider if you’re looking for something else. OS X comes with a free […]

How to See Which Apps Are Using Your MacBook Battery Life

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Last year, Apple launched refreshed MacBook Pros that boasted nine hours of battery life thanks to the inclusion of the latest Intel Haswell chips, compared to seven hours of the previous generation, making it quite a big leap in battery life. MacBook Airs get even better battery life thanks to the slight-slower internals that require […]

Chrome for Mac Just Got a Lot Better

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Google Chrome hasn’t been the most friendly web browser on OS X, but a new 64-bit version of Chrome for Mac has released, which aims to increase performance and manage RAM better than previous versions. Of course, most newer Macs are 64-bit compatible, while older Macs are on 32-bit, and since Google is retiring the […]

OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 WiFi Problems Still Persistent

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Yesterday Apple released a minor update for OS X Yosemite in the form of version 10.10.1, which aimed to fix those pesky WiFi problems that many users have been experiencing, as we expected, but it seems that the update isn’t quite working out for some users. Ever since the release of OS X Yosemite, many […]

iMac Retina Christmas Ship Date Slowly Slipping

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The Retina iMac became an instant hit as soon as it was announced at Apple’s iPad event last month, and that kind of enthusiasm has been showing in the device’s shipping times on Apple’s website, slipping to 2-3 weeks ahead of the holiday shopping season. Apple’s website lists the Retina iMac as available to ship […]

OS X Yosemite WiFi Problems to Be Fixed in New Update

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Ever since the initial release of OS X Yosemite, many users have been having issues with the WiFi cutting in and out, but a new update for the operating system should help alleviate those problems. Apple has been seeding a new developer beta of OS X Yosemite in the form of version 10.10.1. The second […]

iOS 8 Jailbreak Now Compatible with Mac

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The iOS 8 jailbreak is officially out and available for all iPhones and iPads that are capable of running iOS 8. The tool itself only worked on Windows machines, but now it works on Mac computers as well. The Pangu dev team is responsible for this latest jailbreak and they’re a recent addition to the […]

Microsoft Office for Mac Update Finally Coming in 2015

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Users of Microsoft Office for Mac have probably started to wonder if the folks at Microsoft forgot about them. Fortunately, now it looks like a rumored Microsoft Office for Mac 2015 update will finally coming sometime in the Spring of 2015. It includes OneNote, improvements to Outlook and OneDrive syncing found in the Windows versions of […]

Belkin Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock HD Review

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Belkin recently launched its second-generation Express Dock, which now comes with Thunderbolt 2 capabilities. I got the chance to play around with it and see if it’s a product worth having in your home or work office. The nice thing about MacBooks is that they’re really portable, but whenever you want to dock it to […]

Refurbished 2014 15-Inch MacBook Pro Now Available

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After releasing earlier this year, the 2014 model of the 15-inch Macbook Pro with Retina display is now available in Apple’s Online Refurbished Store. If you don’t mind a refurbished product, you can grab one for as low as $1,699. This will get you a 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7 quad-core processor, 16GB of memory, […]

10 OS X Yosemite Hidden Features

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OS X Yosemite was released earlier this month, and while you probably know about all the major new features, there might be some OS X Yosemite hidden features inside of the new operating system that you’re not familiar with. OS X 10.10 Yosemite was announced and unveiled back in early June during Apple’s annual WWDC developers conference […]

How to Improve OS X Yosemite Performance

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OS X Yosemite was released earlier this month to much fanfare, and while many users were excited to install the new operating system and try out the new features, there were quite a few Mac users who had a less-than-steller time with OS X Yosemite. If you were one of those users, here’s how to […]

MacBook Sale Offers $150 Off Entry-Level Models at Best Buy

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We don’t normally see MacBook sales as often as we’ve been seeing iPad sales, but this latest deal from Best Buy has entry-level MacBooks for $150 off. You can grab the latest refresh of the 13-inch MacBook Air for just $849, and it comes with an Intel Core i5 processor clocked at 1.4GHz with 4GB […]

How to Turn off iPhone Calls on Your Mac with OS X Yosemite

Turn off iPhone calls on your Mac in seconds.

With iOS 8.1 and OS X Yosemite you can answer phone calls from your iPhone on your Mac. This is a handy feature, but if you find it annoying it is easy to turn off phone calls on Macs with OS X Yosemite. Turning off phone calls in OS X Yosemite is essential if you […]

How to Change Your Mac’s Admin Password

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By default, your Mac’s admin password is your iCloud password. This is a new feature introduced in OS X Yosemite, but it’s something that not all users like, so here’s how to go back to using an admin password of your choice. The nice thing about past versions of OS X was that you could […]

Top 10 Things to Try in OS X Yosemite & iOS 8.1

Here are 10 things you need to try when you install OS X Yosemite.

The OS X Yosemite update includes a long list of exciting new features, but there are a few things you simple need to try after you install OS X Yosemite on your computer. You’ll need the free iOS 8.1 release on your iPhone or iPad to make all of these features work. Apple added 10 exciting […]