Apple included over 200 new features with OS X Mountain Lion. You probably have become familiar with most of them including iMessage, Dictation and AirPlay Mirroring, but maybe some have gone unnoticed. Here are 5 tips and tricks you may have missed.
Mac OS X tips & tricks
When I need to login to my account fast, the last thing I want to do is to sort through my memory to find the correct password. If you’re looking for a better way to manage your passwords, here are a couple of great password managers you can use.
The Mac App Store is full of productivity apps that range in price from $0.99 all the way up to $99.99 (a few even more than that). Today, we’re going to focus on the 6 top-rated productivity apps in the Mac App Store that are totally free! Yes, though often hard to find, free apps do exist and they’re just as good as paid alternatives
While Google Drive is available for Mac, the official app leaves a lot to be desired. Well, meet Archy, the new user-friendly Google Drive app for Mac. It’s here to grant those wishes and give you a better Google Drive experience while boosting productivity.
Sometimes, you just need your Mac to be up and running at a certain time of the day when you are not around. This trick will keep your Mac rise and shine, or get to bed at the time you want it to be.
Sharing the Internet connection on your Mac is particularly useful when you are travelling and there is only a corded connection. You can easily setup a Wifi network and share the Internet with your coworker.
iTunes may be the default music player in Mac, but it may not be the best. Here are 5 great alternatives that you can use to replace iTunes in Mac.
Learn how to control the Spotify music player on Mac with a small desktop accessory called Bowtie. This app stays within quick reach and helps to save time.
One of the most frustrating moments that a person can experience is the untimely appearance of the spinning rainbow wheel. If you’re getting taunted by that rotating circle of colors, then it might be time to start taking action against it. We’ve got a few commands you can take into Terminal to combat that colorful bringer of death.
I am sure you have heard of these “Mac vs PC” debate and you are probably in one of these camps. This article updates the current situation of PC and Mac and helps you to decide which you should get for your next computer.
Over the years, I am sure there are instances where you need to transfer a song or even the whole library to another place. Today, we will show you how to transfer your iTunes library to anywhere you want.
Colorstrokes is a simple-to-use image editing software (for Mac) that lets you play with colors in every possible way. You can recolor images, create unique color splash photos, bring color to black and white snaps and of course, carry out selective color effect.
Do you think your data is safe when stored in cloud-based services like Dropbox? To be on the safe side, you need to take matters into your own hands for extra protection. BoxProtect is a free encryption service for Mac that can be used to encrypt your cloud storage data.
If you are keen to use Ubuntu on your 2012 MacBook Air, here is the tutorial to install and dual boot Ubuntu on MacBook Air (5,2)
Have you ever noticed what a pain it is to do a search in the iTunes store? First, you need to have iTunes open. Second, you have to click on “iTunes Store” in the sidebar. Third, you have to wait for the store to load and only then can you enter your search query. Finally, you’ll have to wait again for your search results to load. This is where the Mac app Tunesque comes to the rescue.
If you haven’t snagged Mountain Lion yet, but want to experience some of the more notable features, here’s a couple ways to disguise your version of OS X to feel like Mountain Lion.
If you are using a custom keyboard on your new Mac, you will know that the Home/End button don’t work. The default method in Mac is to use “Cmd + left/right arrow”, but here is a quick fix to restore the Home/End button on your keyboard.
There are many features of Mountain Lion that were too small to advertise or show off. Today, we will unlock the secrets of Mountain Lion and show you what you’ve been missing out on.