30 Years of Mac: A Tribute Shot Entirely With iPhones

Happy Birthday, Mac
The 30th anniversary of the Mac was a much anticipated one, with fans waiting for what Apple was going to do to celebrate it. One beautiful thing that came out of this is a video tribute that was shot entirely using iPhones. Of course, other apps AND Macs were used to piece the whole thing Read more…

How To Make OS X Notification Banners More Persistent

How To Make OS X Notification Banners More Persistent
The Notification Center came to OS X in version 10.8, and has been a very welcome addition to the operating system ever since. Thanks to this carryover from iOS you can see banner notifications in the top corner of your screen, letting you know anything from comments on social media, software updates, to new emails. Read more…

Create Your Own LEGO 1984 Mac

Create Your Own LEGO 1984 Mac
Vintage Macs – vintage anything, for that matter – fetch a handsome price, but who’s to say you can’t have your own 1984 Mac? Well, not exactly the real deal, but pretty, pretty close. How does a LEGO 1984 Mac sound? But wait, there’s more! Not only do you get the perfect excuse to play Read more…

30 Years of Apple: The 15 Biggest Moments

30 Years of Apple: The 15 Biggest Moments
Apple is celebrating their 30th anniversary this month, and to join in the festivities, we thought it would be appropriate to look back through 30 years of innovation and technology at Apple to see what the biggest and brightest moments were. Check out our list of the top 15 moments in the past 30 years Read more…

How to Rename Files With Automator

How to Rename Files With Automator
Automator is an application bundled with OS X for quite a few versions now, but it is often misunderstood and used even less. At its core, Automator is a basic scripting application that allows you to stack those scripts together with drag-and-drop simplicity, giving you a powerful tool to fight repetition and busy work; getting Read more…

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

download history terminal
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…