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.
In this article, John Martellaro shows how to, first, quickly display your latitude and longitude with an iPhone and then search for a latitude and longitude coordinate pair in an iOS map.
OS X Mountain Lion was the first version to introduce the Gatekeeper security mechanism. John Martellaro explains how to use it to make your Mac more secure from malware.
Everything comes with its own custom power brick these days. Here's a quick lifehack that helps Future You figure out how to match everything up with the appropriate power supply.
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.
Yesterday we talked about spam, today we'll talk about some easy ways to filter some of the other mail you regularly receive, and how to automate some basic filtering.
Everyone gets spam. Those more persistent accounts should be reported to the email services being abused, and Kelly has compiled a list to help you get those accounts suspended and keep from sending even more spam.
The new release of Skype for Mac automatically hides the chat in every call you make. Fortunately, this is easy to remedy... as is the location of that chat. One is a button click, the other is defined by the width of your Skype window.
Notifications in OS X can be a bit complicated when first explored. Basically, there are notifications themselves as well as the OS X Notification Center where they are listed. This how-to shows the basics of managing both.
Sometimes you need to boot from a recovery volume. However, if you don't have a recovery partition set up, you still have options. Kelly explains how to create and boot from a USB stick recovery drive.
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