Gatekeeper is a security feature that Apple introduced with OS X 10.7.5 that keeps you from running potentially harmful software on your Mac. You've probably encountered it when you first open an app that's been downloaded from the Internet and you're asked to confirm that you want to open it, but in rare cases you may run into an issue where OS X tells you that an app you've downloaded is damaged and can't be open. You can work around that problem, and Michael Johnston is ready to show you how.
OS X makes it easy to retain or ditch the original formatting of text when using the Copy and Paste commands, but what if the keyboard shortcuts Apple uses for each option are the opposite of what you really need? That's an easy fix, and Michael Johnston is on the job and ready to share the secret.
By default when you use the volume keys on your Mac’s keyboard to adjust its volume, a neat little “blip” sound is heard in order to give you a sense of how loud its speakers are. It’s definitely a handy feature, but sometimes you just don’t want to hear it. Michael Johnston shows you how.
Apple released Digital Camera RAW Compatibility 5.01 Tuesday, a release that adds RAW support for new cameras from Canon, Fujifilm, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, and Sony. RAW is the native file format for Digital SLR cameras.
Want to place your contact information on your Mac’s Lock screen? How about a “Reward if Found” message on your iPhone or iPad? Sandro Cuccia shows you how to create customized messages on your Mac’s and iOS Device’s Lock screen.
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 brand new versions of Pages, Keynote, and Numbers for the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch on Tuesday, and they're free for anyone that's buying a computer or mobile device. For the rest of us, there may be some money changing hands to get the most recent version of the iWork suite on our devices. Read on to see where to get the apps and what you can expect to pay.
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.
OS X Mountain Lion users got an update to Safari on Tuesday, giving them shared links support and a new sidebar. MacBook Pro and MacBook Air users got a little something, too, thanks to Safari 6.1's improved energy efficiency features.
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