OS X: Delete the Annoying ‘Move to Dropbox’ from Contextual Menus

2:35 PM, Aug. 19th, 2014 · · How-To

Delete 'Move to Dropbox' from contextual menu

Dropbox is a great app. However, if you've installed or updated Dropbox lately, you'll notice something that may annoy you: Dropbox has placed its contextual menu item "Move to Dropbox" right next to "Move to Trash." It annoyed John, so he figured out how to get rid of it and tells us how he did it.

4 Ways to Restart the Mac Finder

3:45 PM, Aug. 18th, 2014 · · How-To

There are times when it's necessary to restart the Mac's Finder. (It is, after all, just an app.) Perhaps it's locked up. Or perhaps you've made a configuration change that requires a Finder restart. John shows four different ways to handle the Finder with a view to a kill.

Lost Your Fitbit? Use Your iPhone to Track it Down

5:39 PM, Aug. 11th, 2014 · · How-To

You can use Find My iPhone to track down your misplaced iPhone, but what about Bluetooth devices that don't offer a similar feature, like your Fitbit? You can track that down, too, with the help of your iPhone and a little luck. Read on to learn how.

How to Upgrade Your Mac to Python 3

3:30 PM, Jul. 23rd, 2014 · · How-To

OS X provides scripting languages like Perl, Python and Ruby. Apple continues to support legacy Python 2.x only, but for those who need Python 3 (now at 3.4.1), John Martellaro explains how to get it, install it, and still keep Apple's default install.