Is the iPhone 5C A Failure?

iPhone 5C a failure
When Apple released the new iPhone models back on September 10th, many saw the new iPhone 5C as the cheap iPhone everyone has been talking about. Complaints about the 5C started immediately and have persisted through to today, with comments about Apple cutting orders of the colorful brother to the iPhone 5S and how many Read more…

How To Enable The Root Account In OSX

Enable Root Account OSX
When you make a new user account in OSX the highest level of permissions you can assign it is Administrator. While this is the highest set of permissions you can assign someone, it’s not the highest set on your machine. There is an account that works above the regular user accounts and can view all Read more…

6 Tips To Make iTunes Better

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If you have an iOS device like the new iPhone 5S or iPhone 5C, you know the pain of being forced to use iTunes on a consistent basis. Since the launch of iTunes 11 the interface and functionality of iTunes has changed dramatically, making it nearly impossible for the average user to find his or Read more…

3 Super Effective Antivirus Software Packages That Protect Your Mac

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If you think the golden days of Apple Mac security are here to stay you are sorely mistaken. Over the last several years an increasing number of hacks have been successful against Apple computers, and as the popularity of iPhones, iPads, iMac’s, and Macbooks continues to grow those attacks will only become more commonplace. Thankfully Read more…

How To Make Your OSX Desktop Awesome With Geektool

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Geektool is a program for the Mac that allows you to customize your desktop with far more than just a wallpaper change. With Geektool, you can display live, auto-updating information right on your desktop. This information you can display ranges from small things like RAM used, CPU currently under load, and uptime since the last Read more…

The 10 Most Useful Defaults Write Commands for OSX

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At their heart, Macs are very tweakable machines. OSX is a great operating system because most settings work just fine as they are, but with a few simple Terminal commands you can change just about anything that doesn’t suit you perfectly. These commands are called Defaults Write Commands, and when entered into the OSX command Read more…

5 Tips to Make Mail.app an Awesome Email Client

5 Tips to Make Mail.app an Awesome Email Client
Apple’s default mail client is a favorite of many OSX users. With its simple, clean interface and built-in integration with apps like Calendar and Contacts, it really is a great solution for email. Most people just use the surface features of Mail.app and are completely happy with it. There are some people, however, that would Read more…

The Ups and Downs of iFixit

The Ups and Downs of iFixit
So we’ve all been there, that moment your iPhone slips from its snug home in your hand and falls in slow motion to the ground. You scramble, like Gollum after the ring that’s just been thrown into the fiery pit but you can’t get there in time. Precious! This happens a lot, but the good Read more…

Should Apple Change its Stance on Touchscreen MacBooks?

Should Apple Change its Stance on Touchscreen MacBooks?
Steve Jobs, genius that he was could at times get things wrong, a fact that even he grudgingly admitted occasionally. One such thing was his stance on what would become the iPad mini. According to forbes.com in the first quarter of 2013 alone the iPad mini made up 55% of the 19.5 million iPads sold. Read more…

Where to Find the Best Apple Discounts

Where to Find the Best Apple Discounts
Apple discounts: you know you want ‘em. We’re talking iPads, iPhones, iMacs, MacBooks, and more at the cheapest prices anywhere. Here’s your insider’s guide to hunting Apple discounts like a pro. Read more…