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 […]

Use Air Display and Get a Second Monitor

The iPad has an endless amount of amazing qualities. Using the iPad has opened up so much since the release of the iPad 2 and the 3G capabilities that it brings. Now an internet connection, and all of your amazing apps can be used almost anywhere there is a signal. Recently the iPad has been […]

All the Cool Stuff OS X Lion Will Let You Do

Lion is bringing 250 changes to your Mac, representing a fundamental shift in how you interact with your computer. You’ve probably heard that Lion is going to make your Mac more iPad-like, and that OS X and iOS could be starting down the path toward eventually merging into a single operating system for all Apple […]

Updates Galore For Safari, Snow Leopard, Lion and iOS

Apple recently released a slew of updates for Safari, OS X and iOS. Snow Leopard and Safari The updates for Safari, Leopard and Snow Leopard are modest but contain the latest security fixes. Safari is updated to version 5.0.5 which patches Webkit vulnerabilities. Apple also released the Security Update 2011-002 for all version of Leopard […]

What Is Thunderbolt And Can I Use It?

The highlight of Apple’s MacBook Pro announcement is the inclusion of Intel’s newest high-speed data transfer data technology Thunderbolt. Despite it being a new standard, you can start using Thunderbolt today. High-Speed Data Transfer Thunderbolt is being billed by Apple and Intel as the successor to USB 3.0, Firewire and other high-speed data transfer protocols. […]

My MacBook’s battery life is horrible! What do I do?

Apple focuses heavily on battery life on every mobile product it sells so much so the company took a new approach to the age-old design of batteries. But what if your Macbook battery life isn’t hitting the 8+ hours of use touted by Apple? Here’s a fix. Understanding Your Battery Your MacBook, depending on model, […]