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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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.
Another rumor about the upcoming iPhone has surfaced and this involves the much-speculated budget iPhone. The rumors, if they are to be believed, may confirm that an iPhone targeted towards the budget conscious is indeed on its way. The new budget iPhone rumors has been reported by the DigiTimes and the source of the […]
I love these Mac bundle deals where you get a truckload of great apps for a tiny fraction of their standard prices. Here are two you absolutely cannot afford to miss — and you need to act fast.
You can secure your computer, your web browser, and your WiFi router, but that still won’t keep the hackers (or The Man) from seeing what you’re doing online — or outright stealing your data. For that kind of absolute security, you need a Virtual Private Network. Here’s how to get a VPN and how to set it up on your Mac.