How to Use Screen Recorder in OS X Mavericks

How to Use Screen Recorder in OS X Mavericks
There was a time that to record screen activity on your Mac you had to purchase bulky software that never really interfaced well with the Mac and worst of all, was very expensive. Thanks to updates done to QuickTime in OS X 10.6, you can now record anything happening on your screen and save it Read more…

What’s In a Name? How to Change Your Short Username in OS X Mavericks

What’s In a Name? How to Change Your Short Username in OS X Mavericks
Every user in OS X has two account names. The first is your Full Name and the second is your Account Name. Your Full Name is the name you log in with and the one you see any time you enter your password when you make system changes. Your Account Name however is the name Read more…

10 Tips to Speed Up OS X Mavericks

10 Tips to Speed Up OS X Mavericks
OS X Mavericks is a lean, mean, Mac-running machine, and while it’s been optimized to work as well as possible with a variety of Macs, sometimes things get slow and need a little TLC to get back to full performance. Whether you recently updated to Mavericks, bought a new Mac with Mavericks pre-installed, or did Read more…

What Comes After OS X?

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The two things that come to mind when people think about Apple are usually the iPhone and a Mac running OS X. The OS X operating system has become tied to Apple more than any product or software so far, but unlike Windows, OS X is both the name of the software as well as Read more…

5 Ways To Clean and Maintain OS X Mavericks

5 Ways To Clean and Maintain OS X Mavericks
One of the great things about OS X is that it basically runs itself. Left to its own devices Apple’s operating system will keep itself pretty clean and issue-free, but even with this there are times that you need to intervene to do some good old-fashioned manual maintenance. The 5 tips outlined below can be Read more…

How To Install OS X Mavericks On An External Drive

How To Install OS X Mavericks On An External Drive
You may not know this, but you can install OS X Mavericks to just about any USB drive out there that has enough free space for the operating system. You may be wondering why you would want to install OS X to a portable drive when the internal drive is usually larger, faster, and well, Read more…

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…