How to Test Your Mac for a Hardware Problem

4:30 PM, Jun. 18th, 2015 · · How-To

Modern Macs have a built-in diagnostic test that can be used to help troubleshoot a hardware problem. The technology has changed over the years, and the procedure is determined by how old your Mac is. John Martellaro has the details.

Use AppleScript To Create a Custom Evernote PDF Menu Action

9:14 AM, May. 29th, 2015 · · How-To

As Mac Geek Gab listeners will know, we've recently altered our workflow and begun experimenting with using Evernote to prep and share agenda items for the podcast. One of the most common things for us to do is share the PDFs of each listener's question (often with our answers) and Evernote seemed like a perfect system for this. Automating the saving, naming and syncing of this process required some very simple AppleScript, and we'll show you how it's done.

Three Easy Ways to Get Started With Home Automation

3:55 PM, May. 21st, 2015 · · How-To

Home automation sounds really intimidating when you hear Kelly talk about hubs and horrible user experiences and compatibility concerns. Luckily there are three easy ways you can try a little bit of automation yourself without having to spend a lot of time learning new tech. Kelly has three examples of easy ways to set up cool automation in your house with a minimum of muss and fuss.

Meet OS X Yosemite Extensions

9:40 AM, May. 20th, 2015 · · How-To

Extensions have made a return to your Mac. These aren't the extensions you remember from the olden days of Mac troubleshooting, though. Kelly has the breakdown on what they are and how you can boss them around.

Basic Checklist for Identifying Network Problems

4:55 PM, May. 14th, 2015 · · How-To

You probably have enough internet enabled devices in your house that you should know a bit about how to fix things if they aren't working like they should. Kelly helps you break down how to find the break down and get things on track.