If you ever wanted to hack the mainframe, using macOS’s built-in command line might be appealing. The command line interface, or CLI, is a powerful, text-only method for interacting with your computer. On macOS, it’s accessed through an application called Terminal. If you want to get started working with Terminal, here’s a quick Terminal introduction to get you […]
As the bundled PDF and image viewer in macOS, Preview doesn’t get a lot of love. Most people’s interactions with the software are probably limited to printing off forms or looking at JPGs, but it’s capable of so much more. Here’s some powerful features macOS’s Preview app that you might not be aware of. Merge […]
When people think of fun they rarely think of Terminal. The utility at the heart of OS X, Terminal can do just about anything and is already known for some pretty interesting tweaks, but there are some less dangerous and more fun commands you can enter into Terminal and have some fun while you’re at […]
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 […]
It’s a statistical certainty that sooner or later, everyone is the victim of theft. These five simple things you can do right now will help prevent a thief from snatching your iPhone or iPad.
Time was, creating and hosting your own webinar was a complicated, cumbersome undertaking. But oh, how far we’ve come. These days, holding your own webinar is a snap. Here’s how it’s done.
You know that annoying notification banner that comes up to tell you there are updates available for your apps from the Mac App Store? I hate that thing. But there’s a quick, easy way to make the dreaded banner go away.
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.