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…

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…

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…