Protect Your Mac From Flashback: How To Disable Java

Protect Your Mac From Flashback: How To Disable Java
By now you’ve already heard of the Flashback botnet that has infected thousands of Macs worldwide. Hopefully, you’re not one of the 600,000 Macs that have been infected. Apple is already hard at work trying to make a tool that will finally stop Flashback in its tracks. Protecting yourself from Flashback is as simple as Read more…

3 MagSafe tips every MacBook owner needs to know

3 MagSafe tips every MacBook owner needs to know
If you’ve ever tripped over your MacBook’s charging cord or watch it yank out effortlessly without dragging your laptop to its demise, you surely appreciate the design of the MagSafe. Its magnetic tip connects and disconnects with ease; the power block it’s attached too mimics Apple’s design ethics. In all, the MagSafe is a very Read more…

When Video Streaming, Unlimited Data Is A Must

When Video Streaming, Unlimited Data Is A Must
The iPhone is an amazing device capable of doing so much. One of the best features is video recording and being able to stream content wherever you are. However, it’s a very data intensive task. To compensate for downloading and streaming tens or even hundreds of megabytes, you’ll need a mobile plan that can handle Read more…

SpeakingFox for Firefox

While I do like Safari, as a web developer it’s just more practical for me to use Firefox. Plus, I get to use all these cool extensions! Like this one: SpeakingFox is a Firefox add-on that does one thing, and very well. It allows you to convert text in your browser to audible speech. Safari Read more…

Tips for Apple Evangelists

Before anything else, I’d like to introduce myself: I’m Lorraine Nepomuceno, a web designer and rabid Apple fan-girl. When I’m not blogging about web design or creating dream configurations of Mac Pros at the Apple store, I run a little online bakeshop, spend time with my husband, and try, mostly in vain, to keep our Read more…

Apple now recommends “Anti-Virus” software for Mac

Well, we all knew it was going to happen sometime… Apple, after years and years of jabbing Microsoft about the need for virus protection, has very quietly posted an article in their knowledge base, suggesting that it might be a good idea to have anti-virus software on your Mac. Apple currently recommends Intego’s VirusBarrier X5, Read more…

Japanese iPhone tour, “Switcher” tips from Mossberg, and O2 already sold out of iPhone 3G’s online

Japanese iPhone tour, "Switcher" tips from Mossberg, and O2 already sold out of iPhone 3G's online
Apple has posted a new iPhone 3G guided tour on their Japanese website in an effort to get customers in Japan warmed up to the idea of the iPhone. There has has been some speculation that the product might not do as well in Japan because of different demands of the Japanese buyer. You can Read more…

AGTV mini – Quick Tip – Organize your Mail with Colors

About this episode: A quick tip mini-episode showing you how to organize your email in Apple Mail using Colors. Subscribe in iTunes: High Definition (Apple TV) Feed: Click Here Standard Definition (iPod/iPhone): Click Here Read more…

Video Quick Tip: Copy and Paste in Leopard’s Finder

Yesterday after reading a few people say that you can’t copy and paste in the Finder, I quickly put together this screencast with Screenflow. Take a look. Read more…

How To: Create Home Screen “Speed Dial” buttons for iPhone

Cre.ations.net has a tutorial up showing those of you that are desperate to get your phone dialing down to a one-button press how to create home screen icons of your most called numbers. It’s a bit of a hack, and honestly (to me, anyway) more trouble than its worth when your list of favorite contacts Read more…