If you want to be sure your data is secure on your Mac, Apple has provided an easy way to do so. They’ve created File Vault, accessed via the System Preferences, to encrypt your startup drive with some heavy duty file security. Read More . . .
Though some of iOS 7′s appearance has become a matter of controversy, the one portion of the iOS facelift that is practically universally adored is the new, simplified, image-focused lock screen, which displays nothing but a clock and the date in minimally thin text overlaid against the devices wallpaper. It’s beautiful, and now thanks to a third party developer you can get that same gorgeously simple lock screen on your Mac through the usage of a free screen saver. Read More . . .
Yahoo Sports gets a fantastic looking redesign today for iOS 7, and gains a slick new feature called ‘Loops’. Loops allows you to skim through a game, pick a short segment and create a gif complete with effects, captions and looping to share with friends or networks. Read More . . .
Have you ever wondered how to run your native Windows applications on your Mac OS X without using virtualization or parallel OS?
CrossOver is the key to run most of Windows applications on top of Mac OS X.
Give the Gift of Tech Support: Simple Tips to Fix Up the Family Mac While Visiting Home This Holiday
Visiting home for the holidays? Give the gift of free tech support! There’s a good chance that if you’re a regular reader here, you’re also the regular family tech support guy/gal too. Now that you’re visiting the family for the holidays, take some time to get onto their computer(s), tidy up their Mac, run a few updates, and do some basic maintenance. They’ll be grateful for your help, and you’ll be thankful that some preventative maintenance now may reduce those tech support calls and emails later in the coming year. We’re obviously focusing on the Mac and OS X here, but we’ve thrown some Windows tips in at the bottom for good measure too. Read More . . .