Black Friday Apple Sales Bring Serious Saving for the Holidays

Black Friday Apple
We are now just one week a way from Black Friday, the annual post-Thanksgiving Day shopping extravaganza that officially kicks off the holiday frenzy. As usual, there are some amazing deals to be had on Apple products, including iPads, Macs, iPhones, and related accessories. At this point, most of the major retail outlets have let slip Read more…

PDFManagerUltimate by Cisdem, a Complete PDF Management System for Mac

PDFManagerUltimate
One of the best features of owning a Mac is the built-in ability to create PDF files from any document, and view those files without the need for Adobe’s Reader software. But sometimes the PDF functionality that Apple has included in OS X simply doesn’t provide all of the tools we need to create, edit, Read more…

What to Expect from Apple’s Thursday Event

What to Expect from Apple's Thursday Event
By now, I’m sure everyone knows that Apple is holding yet another event this Thursday, October 16. Invites were sent out to the media last week with a cryptic tagline of “It’s been way too long” emblazoned across the top. Considering it has only been a little over a month since the iPhone 6 was Read more…

Why iOS 8 Failed to Impress

Why iOS 8 Failed to Impress
iOS 8 has been with us for just under 1o days now, giving everyone enough time to install it and get our feet wet. While Apple calls this their biggest update to iOS since the app store, the truth is that the latest iteration of Apple’s mobile OS is lackluster at best. iOS 8 seems Read more…

The Best and the Worst of iOS 8

The Best and the Worst of iOS 8
In case you’ve been hiding in a Faraday cage without Internet access for the past 24 hours or more, you probably already know that iOS 8 has been released into the wild for all of us to download in all of its glory. Even though it’s somewhat of an overstatement that this update is what Read more…

How to Change Folder Icons in OS X

How to Change Folder Icons in OS X
Folders in OS X generally all look the same, and while that’s great for knowing what’s a folder and what’s an application, it doesn’t really make it easy to distinguish one folder from another. Folders like those for Dropbox, Google Drive, and your Home and Library all have icons that are different from all the Read more…

7 Tips for Better Mac Security

7 Tips for Better Mac Security
It’s tough to disagree with the fact that Macs are amazingly secure machines. They are affected by only a small fraction of the number that infect PCs, and are far more difficult to add keyloggers and other spy software onto. This doesn’t mean that your Mac is perfectly secure however. Without a password, it’s still Read more…

Pixlr for Desktop Is Here, and It’s Free!

pixlr for desktop
Editing photos can be a pain, especially for people who don’t really have a touch for this kind of activity – people like me, to be honest. When working online, however, it is rather important that you know at least the basics so that you can manipulate images for your blog or site. Source And Read more…

Does the New, Cheaper iMac Signal a Change for Apple?

Does the New, Cheaper iMac Signal a Change for Apple?
Yesterday Apple released an update to their iMac lineup of computers that nobody saw coming. While there have been rumors that the guys and gals in Cupertino were looking to release a small update to the iMac lineup this week, the release of an entry-level 21.5″ iMac priced at $1,099 is a pretty big deal. Read more…

How to Turn Off App Nap for All Applications in OS X

How to Turn Off App Nap for All Applications in OS X
App Nap is a feature introduced in OS X 10.9 Mavericks and has helped to boost battery life for portable Macs as well as reduce power consumption for the non-portable variety. While the feature is pretty great, sometimes App Nap can mess with your apps and put them to sleep when you don’t want them Read more…