Creating and managing secure passwords has never been easier, and the risks of failing to do so have never been higher. We’ll show you some tips on how you can quickly and easily secure your data, and your online identity, with strong passwords.
Some call them Cursors, others call them Pointers. Whatever you call them, you look at them a lot. Many times, though, you look FOR them a lot! Learn how to magnify yours and improve your overall Mac Experience.
You’re browsing the Web with Safari on your Mac. You come across a page that you want to save for future reference. How do you do this? The answer is: it depends. Ted Landau came up with a dozen different ways to save all or part of a webpage, each with its own pros and cons. To help figure out which one is best for your situation, here are your choices…
After you turn on Google’s 2-Step authentication for your account, your RSS readers on your iPhone and iPad will fail to connect. Here’s how to quickly fix that.
Last week’s news a journalist who had his Mac remotely wiped by hackers raised many questions about remotely wiping a Mac via Apple’s iCloud and Find My Mac. What exactly happens when a remote wipe is triggered via iCloud? Does it wipe all drives connected to the Mac or just the system drive? Is the data recoverable? We set out to answer these questions by wiping one of our own Macs.
No, there was no major disaster here. This System Preferences panel actually shows one preference. But everything is still there. Learn how to customize your view of System Preferences.
Late last week, in a matter of minutes, Wired journalist Mat Honan lost control of his Gmail, Twitter, Amazon, and Apple accounts and saw his personal data on computers and devices in his possession wiped away in front of his eyes. He had been the vicitim of a brutal hack. We discuss what happened and offer tips on how you can help to prevent the same thing from happening to you.
Manually converting and resizing images in OS X is an easy, but tedious task. We show you how to use Automator to create a workflow that automatically converts and resizes any number of images without all the work. Read on to find out how you can create a simple and fully customizable drag and drop tool for converting and resizing images.
Maybe you’ve gifted those nifty digital photo frames to family and friends in the past. Has anybody given you one? Forget it! Sandro Cuccia shows you how to transform your iPad into a digital photo frame.
Apple promised customers that purchased a new Mac starting on June 11 that they would be eligible for a free upgrade to OS X Mountain Lion. Now that Mountain Lion is available, they can point their favorite browser to the Apple website and request a redemption code.
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