How to Rebuild the Spotlight Index Manually

How to Rebuild the Spotlight Index Manually
Spotlight is one of the most under-used features in OS X. It’s ability to not only find folders and files but to act as an application launcher makes it an invaluable addition to OS X. If you’ve ever changed a large number of files on your Mac you may have noticed Spotlight reindexing itself to Read more…

How To Stop iOS From Connecting to Unwanted Wi-Fi Networks

How To Stop iOS From Connecting to Unwanted Wi-Fi Networks
With the recent security flaw in iOS that affected users connecting to public Wi-Fi, it brought to light the issues with connecting to any Wi-Fi network you can find. If you connected to a network on purpose or even by mistake and now you don’t want to be on it anymore, the simple fix is Read more…

Mac Update Fixes the SSL Vulnerability and More

Mac Update Fixes the SSL Vulnerability and More
Most people live on their Macs and iOS devices, paying bills, checking email, and logging in to various sites that help run our lives. Last week it was discovered that all this private communication could be viewed by a malicious party using a Man In The Middle (MITM) attack thanks to a string of faulty Read more…

How To Use Siri With Remember The Milk

How To Use Siri With Remember The Milk
The popular task management service Remember The Milk is great replacement for the stock Reminders app, but the only issue in the past was the lack of integration with Siri, making it far easier to add tasks to the stock app. Recent changes have made it possible to use Siri with Remember The Milk seamlessly , Read more…

10 Replacements for Stock iOS Apps

10 Replacements for Stock iOS Apps
The iPhone comes with some pretty great apps, but sometimes while the idea is great, the execution leaves something to be said. You don’t have to put up with stock apps on your iPhone or iPad, though. There are hundreds of apps out there that do the job of your stock apps, only better. Check Read more…

How To Fix the Latest Apple Security Flaw

iOS Security Flaw
A few days ago Apple became aware of a vulnerability in both their iOS and OS X platforms that can allow users to become a victim of a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack that can compromise any secure data being sent via Wi-Fi. The fix can be done as easily as updating your device, but there’s a Read more…

Could Your iPhone Run Your Next Mac?

Could Your iPhone Run Your Next Mac?
With the latest release of the iPhone 5S, iOS devices have stepped into 64-bit territory. This boost in processing power, more than any other device currently on the market, could give Apple the juice it needs to run notebook and even desktop computers right from the iPhone via a dock. The question is, does it Read more…

How To Easily Back Up and Restore Boot Camp Partitions

How To Easily Back Up and Restore Boot Camp Partitions
OS X gives you a simple and effective way to back up everything on your Mac with Time Machine, but what about your Boot Camp Partition? While Time Machine will save everything you want once an hour, one thing it can’t do is save a Windows partition, which Boot Camp just happens to be. This Read more…

How to Use Any Third-Party Remote with Apple TV

How to Use Any Third-Party Remote with Apple TV
The remote that comes with your Apple TV is definitely cool, but it’s small and fairly easy to lose. While you can use the Remote app for iOS, sometimes that’s not a great solution, either. A little-known feature of the Apple TV is that you can use just about any 3rd party remote control with Read more…

Can Apple Solve the Issue of Spam?

Can Apple Solve the Issue of Spam?
Apple has really been on a patent kick lately, and their latest approved application describes a possible fix to one of the biggest annoyances to any one’s online life. Touted as an integrated system that allows easy creation and use of disposable email addresses, Apple’s solution for spam could be the thing that’s needed to Read more…