How to Update Any Icon on Your Mac

7:50 PM, Mar. 27th, 2015 · · Mac OS

Back in the day you could tell who the serious Mac users were because they had the skills to customize the icons for their hard drive and other icons. You can do the same in OS X, and it's even easier now. Kelly explains how to swap out icons, and sources for more.

Numbers: Using the Quick Calculations Bar

8:55 AM, Mar. 27th, 2015 · · Mac OS

Today's Quick Tip is all about how to work with that fancy calculations bar that'll appear at the bottom of your Numbers window when you select a group of cells. Using that, you can quickly add formulas to your spreadsheet, for example, or learn more about the different functions available to you. Come on in and check it out!

Step Aside Calendar, Fantastical 2 for the Mac is Here

11:19 AM, Mar. 25th, 2015 · · Mac OS

When Fantastical was first released it brought with it a fresh take on the Mac's Calendar thanks to its easy to use drop down menu view and natural language event entry system. Where the original made a great addition to Apple's Calendar apps, Fantastical 2 is an excellent replacement and shows just how much power you can pack into a minimalist interface. Is Fantastical 2 right for you? Read on to find out.

OS X: Use Shortcuts to Jump Around in Text

7:55 AM, Mar. 25th, 2015 · · Mac OS

If you didn't know that you could use keyboard shortcuts to move to the beginning or end of a line, paragraph, or document under OS X, then boy, do we have a Quick Tip for you. In this article, we'll cover our most-used shortcuts, and we'll even point you toward a list of dozens more you can use if you're so inclined. We're good like that.

OS X Turns 14 Years Old Today

6:44 PM, Mar. 24th, 2015 · · Mac OS

OS X Turns 14 Years Old Today

OS X turned 14 today, fully embracing those awkward teenage years. Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday to you! Huzzah!

80% Off MacDojo ‘Yosemite OS X Productivity’ Course: $19

7:54 PM, Mar. 20th, 2015 · · Mac OS

80% Off MacDojo 'Yosemite OS X Productivity' Course

We have a deal today on the MacDojo 'Yosemite OS X Productivity' Course. It gives you access to more than 50 HD-quality video lessons, and they're designed to teach you how to be productive with OS X Yosemite. How to utilize multiple desktops, hidden settings, Mission Control, Notification Center, Hot Corners...if you want to learn more about these things, this course is for you. Through our deal it's just $19, 80 percent off retail. Check it out!

Apple Releases Security Update 2015-003 for Yosemite, No Info on What it Fixes

4:25 PM, Mar. 19th, 2015 · · Mac OS

Yosemite

Apple released two security updates Thursday for Yosemite—one for "early 2015 Mac," whatever that is—and one for the rest of Yosemite users. The patch notes for both updates say that are "recommended for all users and improves the security of OS X," but as of this writing we have no info on what it actually contains or fixes.