Shazam Mac App Provides Always-On Music Recognition

Shazam Mac app

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

OS X Yosemite

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

OS X Yosemite

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

OS X Yosemite

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

OS X Yosemite

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

Best Mac Backup Service

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

Mac apps on iPad

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

New iMac for 2014

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 […]

51 Cool iOS 8 Features

iOS 8 includes a collection of new features.

The iOS 8 beta is here and we already know about a growing number of iOS 8 features that you will actually care about, well ahead of the fall iOS 8 release. Apple announced iOS 8 and OS X Mavericks at WWDC 2014 in San Francisco, showing off new Siri features, a better keyboard experience, […]

How to Get OS X 10.10 Yosemite Right Now

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Apple announced the next version of OS X today, officially unveiling OS X 10.10 Yosemite. It won’t release to the public until the fall, with an official release date still up in the air, but that doesn’t mean you can’t try it out right now. Apple’s OS X Beta Program is technically meant only for […]

Mac OS X Yosemite vs Windows 8.1

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Whether Apple took inspiration from Google’s Android and Microsoft’s Windows Phone when creating the iOS 8 operating system it’s preparing for the iPhone & iPad will be hotly debated for months to come. The same can’t be said for whether Mac OS X Yosemite takes inspiration from Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 operating system. Apple announced OS […]

Make Calls and Send Texts on a Mac with OS X Yosemite & iOS 8

Take a phone call on your Mac using the iPhone.

The OS X Yosemite release will make the Mac, iPhone and iPad smarter and better connected with the ability to send text messages from the Mac and to take and make calls from the Mac. Once you install OS X Yosemite on your Mac it will detect that your iPhone is nearby and you will […]