How to Turn Off App Nap for All Applications in OS X

How to Turn Off App Nap for All Applications in OS X
App Nap is a feature introduced in OS X 10.9 Mavericks and has helped to boost battery life for portable Macs as well as reduce power consumption for the non-portable variety. While the feature is pretty great, sometimes App Nap can mess with your apps and put them to sleep when you don’t want them 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 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 Recalibrate Your MacBook’s Battery

How to Recalibrate Your MacBook's Battery
If you have a MacBook (any model) you might notice a little issue with your battery. Sometimes, no matter how much you charge your battery it won’t ever get to 100%. The issue probably isn’t with your charger or your battery itself, but rather it’s most likely with how OS X is reading your battery. Read more…

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…

Why Mac Users Can Also Benefit From a VPN

Why Mac Users Can Also Benefit From a VPN
It used to be that one of the most compelling reasons to get a Mac (as opposed to a PC running on Windows) was that the former was supposed to be as secure as you can get. These days, however, security issues, loopholes, and mistakes crop up left and right; not to mention the fact Read more…

Double Your iPhone Battery Life AND Storage, Too!

Double Your iPhone Battery Life AND Storage, Too!
Now isn’t that the dream of every iPhone user? I don’t know how long your battery lasts, but I have to recharge at least twice a day! While I used to shake my head at how power bank manufacturers pushed their products, I now can’t imagine going out without my power pack. And I am Read more…

30 Years of Mac: A Tribute Shot Entirely With iPhones

Happy Birthday, Mac
The 30th anniversary of the Mac was a much anticipated one, with fans waiting for what Apple was going to do to celebrate it. One beautiful thing that came out of this is a video tribute that was shot entirely using iPhones. Of course, other apps AND Macs were used to piece the whole thing Read more…

Create Your Own LEGO 1984 Mac

Create Your Own LEGO 1984 Mac
Vintage Macs – vintage anything, for that matter – fetch a handsome price, but who’s to say you can’t have your own 1984 Mac? Well, not exactly the real deal, but pretty, pretty close. How does a LEGO 1984 Mac sound? But wait, there’s more! Not only do you get the perfect excuse to play Read more…

30 Years of Apple: The 15 Biggest Moments

30 Years of Apple: The 15 Biggest Moments
Apple is celebrating their 30th anniversary this month, and to join in the festivities, we thought it would be appropriate to look back through 30 years of innovation and technology at Apple to see what the biggest and brightest moments were. Check out our list of the top 15 moments in the past 30 years Read more…