As Sandro Cuccia has written about in previous articles, Apple gives all Mac owners several amazing and free little applications and utilities built right in. Calculator is one such app. Sandro shows you the features included and how to use them, with a peek at the iOS 7 version.
Mac Geek Gab listener Ken wants to set up and control a Mac mini without having to use a dedicated monitor, mouse, and keyboard. We'll show him how Target Disk Mode, a longtime Mac feature, can let him boot the Mac mini using just his MacBook Pro and a data cable.
Apple released updates for Migration Assistant and Workgroup Manager on Tuesday. The Migration assistant updates are for people migrating to Mavericks from Lion, Snow Leopard, or various versions of Windows. The Workgroup Manager update is an unspecified update.
Mac Geek Gab listener Stephen wants to defragment his Mac’s hard drive to regain lost performance. We explain how the process works and recommend some tools and methods to help him get the job done.
If you've ever had to go through the tedious process of comparing differences between two folders to figure out which files were missing from one, then this tip's for you. There's a much better, faster way to handle that task, and you don't have to download a darned thing to do so. In this Quick Tip, Melissa Holt'll fill you in.
Apple released MacBook Air Flash Storage Firmware Update 1.1 on Thursday, an update that fixes a data loss problem with mid 2012 MacBook air models.
Apple updated Java for OS X Snow Leopard, Lion, and Mountain Lion on Tuesday. The releases adds compatibility for Java SE 6 version 1.6.0_65.
Your mouse and trackpad aren't the only ways to navigate your Mac. Turns out your keyboard handles the task nicely, too, and with the help of a couple handy modifier keys it's a powerful and efficient to move through windows and documents. Micheal Johnston has the low down.
If you send out lots of group emails (or if you'd like to learn how to in the first place!), then look no further than this Quick Tip. We'll cover how to use your Contacts groups to send messages and how to control what email addresses Mail picks when you do so. Why, when we're done, you'll be able to blast everyone you know with every silly email forward you can come up with.
Apple released security updates for Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and OS X Lion, both the consumer and server versions of the software. Unfortunately, the security patch notes haven't been posted on Apple's security site, so we don't know which issues they fix.
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