Is the 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 […]

How To Enable The Root Account In 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 […]

6 Tips To Make iTunes Better

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 […]

3 Super Effective Antivirus Software Packages That Protect Your Mac

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 […]

How To Make Your OSX Desktop Awesome With Geektool

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 […]

The 10 Most Useful Defaults Write Commands for OSX

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 […]

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 […]