5 MacBook Maintenance Tasks You Should Perform Regularly

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MacBooks are some of the most efficient laptops on the market, but it takes some effort from the user. Here are five MacBook maintenance tasks that you should be performing regularly. Cars need oil changes regularly. Instruments need tuning after so much playing. Even people need to perform some maintenance on their own bodies in […]

2014 MacBook Pro vs 2013 MacBook Pro: Key Differences

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For those looking to buy a MacBook Pro, the new 2014 models look intriguing, but you could save a little money by opting for the older model. Here’s what you need to know. For the first time since late-2013, Apple updated its MacBook Pro line late last month with a slightly faster processor and more […]

Siri Mac Support Teased in New Apple Patent

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Siri has become a staple on iOS devices, but soon it could be coming Mac to give OS X users the same conveniences, according to a new patent application. OS X already has a nifty dictation feature where you can talk out and loud and your Mac will convert it to text. However, it could […]

10 Free Mac Apps Every OS X User Should Have

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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 ten free Mac apps that you should consider using. When you get a Mac for the first time, one of the things that you’ll probably do right away (after setting it up and […]

Shazam Mac App Provides Always-On Music Recognition

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Are you always wanting to know more about that song that pops up on the radio while you’re browsing the web on your Mac in the coffee shop? Shazam has released a Mac app that can be ready at a moment’s notice to name that tune. Shazam is one of the most popular music recognition […]

OS X Yosemite Public Beta Problems Frustrate Mac Users

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The OS X Yosemite public beta was officially released yesterday, and many users were able to download the 5GB .DMG file required to install the new operating system. However, there were an equal number of users who didn’t have the same experience. While beta software will obviously come with its own problems and issues, simply […]

OS X Yosemite Public Beta Now Available

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Right on schedule from yesterday’s news that the OS X Yosemite public beta would be arriving today, Apple has now pushed out the software to those who signed up to participate. OS X Yosemite has been in beta form for a while now and has only been available to registered developers, but anyone who signed […]

How to Equalize Volume When Watching Movies on Mac

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Do you hate the quiet dialogue followed by ear-blistering explosions in movies? Here’s how to equalize the volume and fix the problem on your Mac. If you watch a lot of movies on your computer, you’re no doubt familiar with the way that audio is handled. Throughout a movie or TV show, volume fluctuates tremendously, […]

Apple Prepping 4K iMac, 12-Inch MacBook for October Launch

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Surrounding the many Apple rumors already floating around, the company is said to be working on several new Mac products that could be launched in October. The rumor mill is already working overtime to cope with all of the Apple rumors that have already sprung up over the last couple of months, including new details […]

OS X Yosemite & iOS 8 Release Dates Not Linked

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iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite will be tightly integrated with one another, thanks to a new Apple initiative called Continuity which allows both OSes to piggyback features off of one another, but a report say that the two operating system will launch separately anyway. Many features of OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 heavily […]

OS X Yosemite Public Beta Arriving Tomorrow

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OS X Yosemite has been in beta form for a while now and has only been available to registered developers, but starting tomorrow, the public can give the new OS a try. A couple of days ago, it was rumored that the public beta for OS X Yosemite would be released at some point this […]

OS X Yosemite Public Beta Coming Later This Month

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OS X Yosemite has been available to developers in beta form for quite some time, but a public beta is said to be arriving later this month. OS X Yosemite was announced and unveiled at Apple’s WWDC developers conference back in early June and Apple even released an initial beta to registered developers that very […]

How to Try OS X Yosemite Risk Free

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The newest version of OS X (OS X 10.10 Yosemite) is currently in its beta stages and isn’t available to the public just yet, but you can still try it out for yourself without erasing your current Mac setup. OS X Yosemite was unveiled earlier in June at Apple’s WWDC developers conference. However, this new […]

How to Free Up Space on Mac

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If you have a MacBook Air or even a newer MacBook Pro, you know that storage can be a premium, thanks to Apple using solid state storage. Of course, you can upgrade it to as much as 512GB of storage, but most of us like to save money and go with the lowest tier, thinking […]

Best Mac Backup Service: CrashPlan vs BackBlaze

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When it comes to computer maintenance, nothing is quite more important than backing up all of your data. It’s one of the most crucial things you need to do when it comes to maintaining your devices. We’re also guessing that your computer is where most of your photos, videos, music and pretty much all of your […]

How to Run Mac Apps on iPad

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Parallels is one of the most popular applications on OS X that allows you to run a virtual copy of Windows on your Mac machine. The company recently just outed a big update to its mobile app called Parallels Access, which now comes with support for Android devices and the iPhone. Parallels Access lets you […]

iMac 2014 Refresh Possibly Coming Next Week

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It’s been a little while since the iMac was last refreshed, but a 2014 update for the desktop all-in-one could be coming next week, according to a new report. We’ve heard rumors in the past about an updated iMac coming in 2014, and it was said it would see a generous spec bump as well […]

OS X Yosemite Features Previewed in New Video

Check out the new look for OS X Yosemite and a collection of new features.

Apple announced OS X Yosemite at WWDC 2014 in early June, showing off a new look for the software that runs the iMac, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, Mac Pro and Mac Mini. The new version of OS X 10.10 looks closer to the iOS 7 release that users see on the iPhone and iPad, but […]

OS X 10.10 Yosemite: Is Your Mac Compatible?

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Apple announced OS X 10.10 Yosemite earlier this week as the next version of OS X and the official successor to OS X Mavericks. Most notably, it comes with an all-new design that takes multiple pages out of iOS 7 and arrives with a wealth of new features. However, can your Mac run it? With […]

How to Get the OS X 10.10 Yosemite Wallpaper on Your iPhone & iPad

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OS X 10.10 Yosemite was announced yesterday by Apple as the next version of OS X, succeeding OS X Mavericks. While Yosemite is merely in beta form only available to a select number of developers and beta program testers, you can actually get the OS X 10.10 Yosemite wallpaper right now and rock it on […]