Alexander Fox

Alexander Fox is a tech and science writer based in Philadelphia, PA with one cat, three Macs and more USB cables than he could ever use.

How to Change All Your Mac’s Default Apps

How to Change All Your Mac’s Default Apps

The default Mac applications that come with your new Mac work well enough, but they lack certain features you might be seeking. You can change your Mac’s default applications with the instructions here.

Five Free Backup Applications for Mac

Five Free Backup Applications for Mac

Data loss is a constant threat to our technology-heavy lives. For Mac users, you can start backing up your data with these five free backup applications for Mac.

How to Install and Dual-Boot Ubuntu on Mac

How to Install and Dual-Boot Ubuntu on Mac

It is easy to dual boot Ubuntu on Mac. There might be some problems with the bootloader, but it can be overcome easily. Here are the steps to install and dual boot Ubuntu on Mac.

Why You Shouldn’t Use an Admin Account as Your Main Account

Why You Shouldn’t Use an Admin Account as Your Main Account

Just about everyone uses an administrator account for their primary computer account. If a malicious program or attackers are able to get control of your user account, they can do a lot more damage with an admin account than with a standard account.

Why Is the Mac App Store So Bad?

Why Is the Mac App Store So Bad?

The Mac App Store is truly bad. If it was just third-party software, the Mac App Store would be laughable. Why is the Mac App Store so bad, and what’s keeping Apple from making the Mac App Store better?

5 of the Best Ebook Reader Apps for iOS

5 of the Best Ebook Reader Apps for iOS

Carrying a library in the palm of your hand is amazing. And if you can store it on your phone, you’ll never be without a good book. Check out our favorite third-party ebook reader apps for iOS.

How to Repair Disk Permissions on Mac

How to Repair Disk Permissions on Mac

If you’ve ever done much Mac troubleshooting, you’ve probably heard about “repair disk permissions” as a solution. What are permissions, and why should you repair disk permissions on the Mac?

5 Top BitTorrent Clients for macOS

5 Top BitTorrent Clients for macOS

Downloading torrents might not be as popular as it once was, but you’ll still find a ton of content available online. If you are a Mac user, these are the top BitTorrent clients for macOS in 2018.

Why a Telugu Character Is Bricking Apple Devices

Why a Telugu Character Is Bricking Apple Devices

A single Telugu character can now cause an iPhone to enter an unbreakable boot loop just by receiving a notification containing the character. Let’s delve in to why a single character can cause such major problems with iOS.