6 New Mavericks Tricks You Probably Missed

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OS X Mavericks has been out for a little while now but users are still finding hidden tricks and features in the newest iteration of Apple’s flagship operating system. The biggest features were mentioned when the software was released, but a few have snuck through under the radar where you might have missed them. Fear Read more…

Why Was Mavericks Free?

Why Was Mavericks Free?
With the major 10.9 update to OSX, Apple did something unprecedented; they gave it away for free. Mavericks marks the first time Apple gave away a major update to their flagship operating system, so the question is: why? A company like Apple doesn’t do anything without a solid reason, so what is Apple’s rationale in Read more…

Software Review: FULL–Diskfighter PLUS GIVEAWAY!

Software Review: FULL–Diskfighter PLUS GIVEAWAY!
With the recent release of OSX Mavericks, some Mac owners might be thinking of doing a clean install instead of just upgrading to the newest Apple OS. Over time a Mac can get cluttered and filled up with log files, caches, and duplicate media files. This is where FULL-Diskfighter comes in. This application installs in Read more…

13 New Tricks in OSX Mavericks

13 New Tricks in OSX Mavericks
With the recent release of OSX Mavericks there are some pretty handy additions to the OS that were a long time coming. Many of these new features are somewhat subtle changes and as such are fairly hidden. To help bring these new features to light we’ve compiled a list of 13 new tricks in OSX Read more…

Apple Introduces iPad Air & Plenty More

Apple Introduces iPad Air & Plenty More
Apple’s latest (and last of ’13?) keynote event unveiled the next-gen, ultra-thin, Mini-inspired “iPad Air.” But there was loads more revealed and shown off at this massive event. This is what you need to know. Read more…

OS X Mavericks a Free Download, Available Now

OS X Mavericks a Free Download, Available Now
Apple surprised everyone today by slashing the price of its next big OS upgrade down to nothing. OS X Mavericks is free, and it’s available right now. Read more…

How To Enable The Root Account In OSX

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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…

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…

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…