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.
Mac OS X tips & tricks
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.
Airdrop allows you to send a file over to another Mac that is in the same WiFi network. However, not all Macs support Airdrop, especially those without the latest updates. Even those with the latest updates may not work out if not under a WiFi network. This doesn’t mean you have to miss out. Here, we will go over how to use Airdrop in both situations.
AppleCare is not cheap and many people will wonder if it is really worth the deal. In this guide, we show you when you should buy AppleCare and when you should not.
Being able to automatically change the desktop wallpaper on your Mac each day is nothing new. However, having a large collection of high-quality wallpapers to choose from, and being able to stream them directly from a website, is new. Here is how you can get your Mac to fetch beautiful wallpapers online and set it on your screen on regular interval.
Do you use a monitor for your Mac network connections? Even though some people may feel that it’s not important, a network monitor can really come in handy – especially a free one like Private Eye.
Are there times or situations when you find it hard to control your Mac? Wouldn’t it be easier if you could control your Mac, such as opening iTunes, just by clapping your hands? Well luckily you can with iClapper.
To tweak your Mac OSX, you often have to go deep into the System Preferences or through the terminal. With Mountain Tweaks, you now have all your tweaks available in a single place, and activating them is only a few clicks away.
Do you have trouble remembering all of the keyboard shortcuts available for each app on your Mac? If you’re like me, you only memorize the keyboard shortcuts that you use most. Here’s a cool trick that will teach you the matching shortcut for any actions that you perform with your trackpad and mouse.
Are you looking for a faster way to change some of the Mac’s system settings? The fastest way is to use the Terminal. Here are some of the useful Terminal commands to change the system settings and make your Mac better.
Greeting card is a good alternative for those who can’t make out the time to buy a proper present. Today, we will take a look at a couple of applications for Mac and iOS that make giving all types of cards (greeting and gift cards) easier and fun.
The Eisenhower Matrix is one of the simplest, yet powerful method that can quickly make you a lot better at managing your time. Eisenpower is a productivity app for Mac that is based on the Eisenhower Matrix and is best used to organize your tasks and to-dos by importance and priority.
Are you looking for a way to open new tabs in the background in Safari on your Mac? Do you wish that there was a way to make new links open in a new tab? Do you want more control over how your links work and how they’re positioned?
Do you like to use emoticons, images, or symbols to express yourself when chatting or messaging a friend? Before Mac OS X 10.7, you could only use emoji characters by installing an app. Luckily, with Mac OS X 10.7 and higher, emoji is now pre-installed and can be used without an app. Here’s how you can use emoji on a Mac.
Tired of Facebook birthdays popping up in Mac OS X Mountain Lion? If so, learn how to disable them forever.
Have you noticed some of the cool new screen savers in Mac OS X Mountain Lion? Many of them have nice effects like flashing and rotating colors, moving text and photo slideshows. An elegant alternative to Mountain Lion’s default screen savers is a simple flip clock – appropriately named FlipClock. This screen saver does one thing only: displays the current time. It’s a simple, yet comes in handy and looks nice.
If you are transiting from iMovie to Final Cut Prox X, here is a quick guide to help you make the transition easier and faster.