30 Years Of Macintosh To Be Celebrated on Jan. 25

30 Years Of Macintosh To Be Celebrated on Jan. 25 (via Half Moon Bay Patch) Mac 30th will be held in the Flint Center auditorium, the same location Steve Jobs first introduced the Mac 30 years ago. By Dave Colby It’s been nearly 30 years since Steve Jobs stood inside a dark, cavernous Cupertino auditorium before a bunch… Read more…

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Screen Shots in OS X

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Screen Shots in OS X
There are a lot of reasons you might want to take a screen shot in OS X. Maybe you want to show tech support what error message you experienced, or maybe you want to show your friend a funny conversation you had with your mom. Or, maybe you’re writing an article for, say, Apple Gazette Read more…

How to customize the OS X Right Click Menu Using Automator

How to customize the OS X Right Click Menu Using Automator
Computers are here to do our bidding. When we have boring, repetitive tasks the best possible way to get them done is to get a computer to do them. OS X knows this, which is why there are some awesome tools included in the operating system to give you the ability to automate these tasks Read more…

How To View and Delete Your Entire Download History

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You may not know this, but your Mac keeps a log for just about everything that goes on inside of it. This means that restarts, errors, and memory faults are all tucked away nicely in a log file somewhere. This also means that every file you’ve downloaded on your Mac is kept in a log Read more…

5 Facts About Jony Ive You Might Not Know

Facts about jony ive
Even though Tim Cook is the CEO of Apple, Sir Jonathan Ive has become the face of the company in much the same way that Steve Jobs was. Ive has in some way touched every current product from Apple, and with a never-ending dedication to true design and functionality, he has become the heart of Read more…

How To Enable The Root Account In OSX

Enable Root Account OSX
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…

6 Tips To Make iTunes Better

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If you have an iOS device like the new iPhone 5S or iPhone 5C, you know the pain of being forced to use iTunes on a consistent basis. Since the launch of iTunes 11 the interface and functionality of iTunes has changed dramatically, making it nearly impossible for the average user to find his or Read more…

How to Add a Printer to a Mac

The procedure to connect a printer to a Mac will be different from connecting a printer to a computer that uses a Windows operating system. If you own a Mac, you can follow the tips given below. The driver software The Mac operating system has pre-installed drivers for many computers. So when your printer is Read more…

Chris McVeigh’s Apple LEGO Creations Just Made Friday Even Better

Apple LEGO
Anything LEGO tends to make my day brighter, but this recent discovery is hard to beat. Chris McVeigh is a author, illustrator, and photographer based out of Halifax, NS. And he loves engaging in LEGO builds. I guess we can call him an AFOL. He has some pretty eye catching LEGO creations in his web Read more…

The Story of Mister Macintosh

The Story of Mister Macintosh
Diehard Apple fans measure their geek cred by how much lore and minutia they know. Here’s a story from way back when that I hadn’t heard, about Steve Jobs’ idea for “a mysterious little man who lives inside each Macintosh.” Read more…