With many individuals recommending that you have a different password for separate websites and services, it becomes more crucial than ever to have a safe place to keep your passwords. In Mac, the Keychain Access is the safe place that Apple created for you.
Mac OS X tips & tricks
The Mac dock is the region on your Mac where you can have access to your entire computer. The following will take a closer look at what it’s capable of.
Task Till Dawn is an automation tool for Mac. The application allows for you to have applications automatically launch along with files as well. You can have this set for certain times during the day to automate your Mac.
If you’re a fan of the multitasking feature in iOS, you can now have it on your Mac OS X desktop as well. TaskBoard brings iOS style multitasking to the desktop. You can use it to see all of your running applications, and switch between them with a single click.
You may know most of the settings in your Mac, but when it comes to all the applications in the Utilities folder, such as Console or Migration Assistant, do you know what are their uses? Today, we will demystify the Mac Utilities folder and give a basic synopsis of each application in the Utilities folder..
One of the downsides of Mac OS is that there’s no native/internal window management feature. I hate to admit it, but in this manner, Windows OS definitely trumps Mac OS. Luckily, us Mac users have numerous apps that we can use to help us achieve window management bliss.
The Terminal may seems like a scary place for many Mac users, but do you know that you can play games in your Terminal too? Other than Tetris, there is also Ping Pong, Snake and even lesser-known games like Doctor. If you are keen, here is how you can start playing the games in your Mac’s terminal.
You just bought a Macbook Pro and you are new to computing in general. Don’t be panic. Here’s a tutorial to walk you through the steps of setting up your new MacBook Pro (Read on for pleasant surprise at the end of the article).
Have you ever wanted to use your Mac’s trackpad for something other than navigating your Mac? Mac OS X has handwriting recognition built into it, so you’d think that you’d already be able to use the trackpad much like you would a tablet. Here is how you can turn your trackpad into a pen tablet.
As technology continues to get smaller and increasingly mobile, many of us are stuck with CD and DVD collections that are growing less compatible with our new lifestyles. Here’s a guide to knock the dust off your stack of DVDs and CDs and turn them into a digital music library.
Have you ever wanted to sync your Mac’s clipboard contents with your iPhone, iPad or any iOS device, and vice versa? Here is an easy way to do so.
Do you use all or most of Google’s services on a regular basis? If so, I’m sure you’ll find a backup service like CloudPull extremely helpful. CloudPull is a Mac app that can back up your Google account to your Mac, which conveniently makes your information available for offline use and access.
One of the coolest widgets on the Mac dashboard is the Web Clip widget. With this widget, you can clip any part of a Web page in Safari via the “open in dashboard” option. This is a great way to monitor changes to any Web page(s) that you choose; whenever the page changes/updates, so will your widget.
Do you have a lot of documents in your Google Docs account, or maybe a lot of images in your Picasa account? If you do, you may find it convenient to be able to search through them all on your Mac via Spotlight. If you’re already using Spotlight to find files, applications, documents, events, and more on your Mac, doesn’t it make sense to use Spotlight to search through your cloud data as well?
Are you bored with your Mac’s default lock screen? Are you looking for a quick way to customize it? I often wish that the Mac lock screen was just as customizable a Windows 8, and thanks to Lock Screen Plus, it comes pretty close!
There’s a misconception going around that Mac computers do not receive viruses, but that’s actually quite the contrary. It’s better to be safe than sorry, and you really have nothing to lose by peforming a daily or weekly scan of your computer. Here are 5 free antivirus applications to get you started.
Do you have two different computers that you want to use at the same time via the same mouse and keyboard? Adding on to that, the two computers are running different operating systems. How can you make use of one set of keyboard and mouse and control both computers? Here’s the fix.
Do you know the health status of your Macbook’s battery? Sure, you know the current charge and how long until you need to charge it again, but do you know its age, temperature, power usage, etc? Knowing this type of information can be very beneficial and can help you to extend the lifetime of your battery. Here’s how to find out these information.