Tag Archives: OS X

El Capitan in Detail

And while we’re on the subject, Andrew Cunningham and Lee Hutchinson have a rather comprehensive look at El Capitan at Ars Technica. OS X 10.11 El Capitan: The Ars Technica Review knows all and tells all. For example, here’re the … Continue reading

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More Apple Goodies!!!

Spotted on ArsTechnica this morning: When it rains, it pours – Apple was silent for most of 2014 before dropping iOS 8, new iPhones, and the Apple Watch announcement on us last month. Now, Re/code says the company plans to … Continue reading

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New to the Mac?

Welcome to the club!! (hehehe…) Moving over from Windows? Has Tim Brookes, at MakeUseOf, got the deal for you: There are times in life when you find yourself having to use something other than your first choice, out of necessity. … Continue reading

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Should I Just Reinstall It?

There are times when reinstalling OS X seems like it might be the perfect/only/desperate thing to do. Justin Pot discusses various reasons you might want to do it, including: Why Not Just Reinstall Regularly? Everything Is Just… Broken When Your … Continue reading

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Wired Ranks the Rumors

As Christina Bonnington reports in Wired: Each week, there are dozens of rumors, reports, and patent filings that hint at what’s coming out of Cupertino next. Some are legit, but many are totally bogus. With this year’s WWDC behind us, … Continue reading

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How Many *Have* You Used?

Ever notice the Utility folder, in the Applications folder, on your Mac? Go ahead, take a look… All kinds of interesting stuff in there, eh? 9 Useful In-Built Mac OS X Utilities You’ve Probably Never Used introduces nine utilities and … Continue reading

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Macworld HELP DESK 02.14.2014

Handy with the stuff in the toolbox? Feeling brave and bold?? Advice from an Apple Tech: The right tools for the job will be right up your alley. If all of those tools and other stuff in (what passes for) … Continue reading

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Macworld HELP DESK 01.03.2014

Just in time for the new year, Dr Breen presents 5 resolutions for a better digital life. Master the command line: Navigating files and folders provides a good introduction to dealing with UNIX, the workhorse behind the pretty OS X … Continue reading

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Macworld HELP DESK 12.06.2013

Apple’s seeming desire to eliminate optical discs from the face of the Earth notwithstanding, Automator workflow of the month: An easier way to burn movies to DVD offers an easy-to-follow workflow to get your video efforts onto DVD. Contemplating adding … Continue reading

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Macworld HELP DESK 11.29.2013

I’m still waiting (in vain, I’m sure) for handwriting recognition, à la the Newton, but until then, it *is* nice to have a good choice of styli: iPad stylus buying guide: Find the perfect tablet accessory. Keep snooping relatives out … Continue reading

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