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 […]

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 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 […]

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 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 […]

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 the OS X El Capitan Beta Without Waiting for Apple

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All you need to try the new OS X 10.11 update before the release this fall and the public beta is the right OS X El Capitan download and a compatible computer. With these instructions you don’t need to wait for the limited public OS X El Capitan beta in July to try all the new OS […]

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 El Capitan vs OS X Yosemite: What’s New in OS X 10.11

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What’s new in OS X El Capitan? Apple is ready with a major update to OS X Yosemite that delivers performance and usability enhancements that will using a Mac easier and more convenient. The new OS X 10.11 arrives this fall to replace OS X 10.10 as a free upgrade for mac owners. Here’s a […]

How to Get OS X El Capitan Wallpapers on iPhone & iPad

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Apple officially announced OS X El Capitan yesterday, and if you want to get the OS X Capitan wallpapers on your iPhone or iPad, here’s how to do it. OS X El Capitan is a rather minor improvement over OS X Yosemite, coming with the same overall design and features, but with just a few […]

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 Organize Your Photo Collection on Mac

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If your photo collection is getting a bit out of control, here’s how you can bring order to chaos and organize your photo collection on your Mac once and for all. Most users have thousands upon thousands of photos stored on their computer that they’ve built up over the years, and it’s likely that those […]

How to Fix OS X Photo Syncing Problems

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If you’re having issues getting your photos to sync across your multiple Apple devices, especially on your Mac, here’s how to fix photo syncing problems with the OS X Photos app. OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 was released back in April, and with it came the new Photos app for Mac, which replaces iPhoto and Aperture […]

How to Create Desktop Shortcuts to Websites on Mac

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Website bookmarks are great to have, but what’s even better are desktop shortcuts right on the desktop. Here’s how to create website shortcuts and add them to your Mac desktop. If there’s a website that you visit frequently, or if it’s a website that you visit first when you get on your computer in the […]

How to Get More Out of an Old iMac

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Whether you’ve had an old iMac just sitting around or bought one for really cheap, here’s how you can breathe new life into it and get more out of an old iMac. As technology advances and software requires better and better hardware, older Macs begin to naturally slow down. Plus, with added use and files […]

How to Upgrade RAM in an Old iMac

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If you have an older iMac that is in need of some upgrading, here’s an easy way to add a bit of a performance boost to your old iMac. One of the cheapest and easiest ways to upgrade any computer is to install more RAM (a.k.a. memory) or replace the current RAM with more gigabytes […]

How to Create Custom Greeting Cards on Mac

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Whether you want to send a Thank You card or a Get Well Soon card, here’s how to create custom greeting cards on Mac. OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 was recently released, and with it came an all-new Photos app that replaces iPhoto and Aperture on Mac. It’s a simpler photo management tool, but it comes […]