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

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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…

Tweak the Crap Out of Mountain Lion

Tweak the Crap Out of Mountain Lion
Ready to tame the Mountain Lion? OS X’s newest version now has an unofficial companion app that makes it infinitely simpler to access its hidden settings. Read more…

OS X Mountain Lion Available Now

OS X Mountain Lion Available Now
Consider this your Public Service Announcement of the day: the latest version of OS X, “Mountain Lion,” is now available to purchase and download. Details after the jump. Read more…

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…

Review: My New Mac, Lion Edition

Review: My New Mac, Lion Edition
Apple believes that Mac OS X Lion is the easiest-to-use version of Mac OS ever, so they opted not to create a user manual. Having brought OS X more in line with the intuitive user interface of iOS on the iPad, the theory was that users would already know what to do with Lion, and Read more…

Review: Focus

Review: Focus
Selective focus — pictures that have areas blurred out — with is all the rage with photographers. Focus is a neat little app for the Mac that makes it quick and easy to apply selective focus effects to any picture, along with a few other photography tweaks. Read more…