3 Simple DIY Tech Tasks You Thought Were Impossible

3 Simple DIY Tech Tasks You Thought Were Impossible
There was a time that you had to have a degree in computer sciences to get even the most rudimentary of tasks done with efficiency on a computer. While things like word processing and basic file management haven’t been above too many people heads since DOS was used, heavier tasks like designing a web site Read more…

How to Fix a Stuck Time Machine Backup

How to Fix a Stuck Time Machine Backup
Time Machine for OS X was first introduced all the way back in 2004 in OS X Leopard. Since then it’s become the best way to back up your Mac. This doesn’t mean that Time Machine is perfect, far from it. There are some issues that can come up from time to time, most notably Read more…

Why Apple Should Buy Dropbox

Why Apple Should Buy Dropbox
Apple could buy Luxembourg and still have more cash than most countries GDP in cash reserves. When you think about it that way, the weight of Apple’s $145 billion it has in cash reserves is staggering. While it’s far from likely that Apple will buy a sovereign nation any time soon, there’s always the chance Read more…

How to Use Nested Folders in iOS 7.1

How to Use Nested Folders in iOS 7.1
Folders are a great way to organize apps on your iPhone or iPad, but sometimes like Inception, you need to go deeper and nested folders in iOS 7.1 are the perfect way. While this is technically possible, nested folders aren’t supported officially by Apple so we’ve got to work a little magic to make it Read more…

Thin and Curvy: The Case For a Curved Screen MacBook Air

Thin and Curvy: The Case For a Curved Screen MacBook Air
Ever since its launch, people have loved the amazingly thin design of the MacBook Air. As time has progressed the ultra-thin notebook computer has gained features and become more and more useful. With the expected inclusion of Retina screens coming in the next refresh, one has to wonder what else Apple will include. While there’s Read more…

What’s In a Name? How to Change Your Short Username in OS X Mavericks

What’s In a Name? How to Change Your Short Username in OS X Mavericks
Every user in OS X has two account names. The first is your Full Name and the second is your Account Name. Your Full Name is the name you log in with and the one you see any time you enter your password when you make system changes. Your Account Name however is the name Read more…

Will OS X Tout The Flat Look for 10.10 Syrah?

Will OS X Tout The Flat Look for 10.10 Syrah?
Love it or hate it, the flat look is here to stay with Apple. iOS 7 was a gigantic leap in the mobile OS’s look and feel, which made for a real love it or hate it feeling amongst Apple fans. With OS X 10.9 Mavericks the flat look as started to sneak in little Read more…

How to Reclaim Hard Drive Space from iTunes

How to Reclaim Hard Drive Space from iTunes
If you use your Mac to backup your iOS devices you probably have a few gig worth of backups you really don’t need. While those of us with huge hard drives may not care, Mac users that have SSDs and MacBook Airs would probably really like to get that space back. Worse yet, if you’re Read more…

How to Make Your Favorite Websites Into Desktop Apps

How to Make Your Favorite Websites Into Desktop Apps
Most of use web apps like Gmail, Facebook, and Google+ on a pretty regular basis. Keeping each open in a browser tab is the common way of handling these, but what happens when you close a Facebook tab and accidently close another tab with it that you actually needed? How about when a Facebook game Read more…

How to Determine Travel Time in the Calendar for OS X Mavericks

How to Determine Travel Time in the Calendar for OS X Mavericks
If you have a busy work or social life, you’d probably find it useful if you could see how long it’ll take you to get from one appointment to the next. Better yet, wouldn’t it be great if your Mac or iPhone could just tell you when it’s time to leave? Thanks to the Maps Read more…