Using the built-in set up for Gmail in iOS configures access to the service via IMAP, but there is an alternative option. We'll show you how to set up access to your Google account using Exchange ActiveSync, a potentially better solution for many users.
Apple's MacBook Pro with Retina Display limits the resolution options for external monitors to native and common choices. For those that need occasional or permanent access to non-native resolutions on external displays, we show you an easy way to get them using the always functional and helpful Option key.
Do you want certain applications to startup automatically when you turn on your Mac or log into an account on your Mac? This article will cover the quick-and-dirty "Dock Method" for doing this, while showing you some other handy Dock tricks.
Microsoft released Office for Mac 2011 14.2.4 Wednesday, bringing Retina display support to the office productivity suite. Some users are having trouble with the update due to a caching issue in OS X Mountain Lion. Read on to see what's new with the update and how to get it working properly on your Retina MacBook Pro.
With the arrival of OS X 10.8, Mountain Lion, Apple has changed the way system software updates are handled. The Mac App Store is used instead. This also means a change to the way we suppress, or hide, individual updates or show all the available updates. Here’s how to do it.
You've just upgraded to Mountain Lion, or perhaps you are setting up a new Mac, and you're wondering why you can no longer see your storage devices - disk drives, USB flash drives, and optical discs - mounted on your Mac's desktop. That's odd. You used to be able to see these items and be able to get to your files quickly. What's going on here?
Apple's free iCloud gives users a great email service with automatic configuration on Macs and iDevices. For users who want to access their iCloud email elsewhere, on a PC or Linux computer for example, set up is simple using IMAP. We show you how to access your iCloud from any modern OS or email application.
Selecting "About This Mac" under the Apple menu leads you to vital information about your machine. All your system information and hardware specifications are displayed. Having these "vitals" handy is important when it comes to obtaining technical support and getting your Mac upgraded or serviced. It will also help you determine if your Mac is eligible for system software upgrades when certain minimum hardware requirements are specified.
iPhoto offers several ways to import image files. Entire folders can be quickly and safely imported into a new “Event,” all in a single step. Sandro Cuccia explains how to do it.
OS X’s Launchpad: you either love it or you hate it. If you love it, learn to get the most out of it. If you hate it, learn to love it! Sandro Cuccia shows you how for both Lion and Mountain Lion.
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