Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions With These 15 Apps

Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions With These 15 Apps
We’re halfway through the first month of 2014 and I’m willing to bet a few people already dropped the New Year’s resolutions. Whether it was to go to the gym every day or eat better, keeping those resolutions is a big deal, which is why I’ve selected the top fifteen apps for the iPhone to Read more…

How to Rename Files With Automator

How to Rename Files With Automator
Automator is an application bundled with OS X for quite a few versions now, but it is often misunderstood and used even less. At its core, Automator is a basic scripting application that allows you to stack those scripts together with drag-and-drop simplicity, giving you a powerful tool to fight repetition and busy work; getting Read more…

30 Years Of Macintosh To Be Celebrated on Jan. 25

30 Years Of Macintosh To Be Celebrated on Jan. 25 (via Half Moon Bay Patch) Mac 30th will be held in the Flint Center auditorium, the same location Steve Jobs first introduced the Mac 30 years ago. By Dave Colby It’s been nearly 30 years since Steve Jobs stood inside a dark, cavernous Cupertino auditorium before a bunch… Read more…

How to Fix Authorization Issues in iTunes

How to Fix Authorization Issues in iTunes
One of the biggest complaints about iTunes is the digital rights management, or DRM, aspect of the software. To give you the most open access to your files possible, Apple locks down everything around those files as tightly as possible so you can’t easily download music, movies, apps, and anything else from iTunes and share Read more…

The 10 Best Mac Keyboard Shortcuts for Productivity

The 10 Best Mac Keyboard Shortcuts for Productivity
Keyboard shortcuts are pretty awesome. Few productive people can get through their day without using an assortment of keyboard shortcuts. The less you have to leave your keyboard for and try to navigate to a setting or feature, the smoother your work will be. And besides, a few of these are just plain cool. Check Read more…

What Comes After OS X?

after os x
The two things that come to mind when people think about Apple are usually the iPhone and a Mac running OS X. The OS X operating system has become tied to Apple more than any product or software so far, but unlike Windows, OS X is both the name of the software as well as Read more…

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Screen Shots in OS X

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Screen Shots in OS X
There are a lot of reasons you might want to take a screen shot in OS X. Maybe you want to show tech support what error message you experienced, or maybe you want to show your friend a funny conversation you had with your mom. Or, maybe you’re writing an article for, say, Apple Gazette Read more…

Can iTunes Radio Compete With Spotify and Pandora?

Can iTunes Radio Compete With Spotify and Pandora?
With the launch of iOS 7, Apple started offering its users iTunes Radio, a purposed Spotify and Pandora killer, but can iTunes Radio stand up to these streaming giants and possibly even become competition for them? It’s still early to say, but it’s possible. History Since iTunes Radio is not widely used yet and isn’t Read more…

6 Tips to Get You Using Apple Maps Like a Pro

6 Tips to Get You Using Apple Maps Like a Pro
With the release of OS X Mavericks Apple has standardized their mapping software between the desktop and iOS. While Apple’s Maps app for iOS had its share of issues when the new software initially launched for iOS, the updates seen in iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks have given it a real chance at being Read more…

Could the iWatch Be A Reality in 2014?

iwatch
Anyone familiar with rumors about Apple is more than familiar with the iWatch, even though as of now it doesn’t exist. The rumored wearable device has been talked about since late 2012 and the rumors have only grown since then. There have been some entries into the smart watch category already with the Pebble and Read more…