Apple Posts Record September Quarter with Record iPhone and Mac Sales

5:02 PM, Oct. 27th, 2015 · · Reports


Apple posted record revenue and record earnings for the September quarter on Tuesday, beating expectations. The company posted revenue of $51.5 billion, well ahead of last year's $42.1 billion; the company also posted earnings of $11.1 billion, or $1.96 in earnings per share (EPS). Last year's profit was $8.5 billion with EPS was $1.42.

Apple Stock Drops 3% Ahead of Earnings Report Pushed by China Worries. Again.

6:46 PM, Oct. 26th, 2015 · · Reports

$AAPL Chart for October 26th, 2015

Shares of Apple Inc. dropped more than 3 percent on Monday, one day ahead of the company's fiscal 4th quarter earnings report. One of the primary sources of concern for Wall Street was China, a recurring theme for Apple, though the company has turned in excellent results in China every time the alarm bell has sounded.

OS X El Capitan: Append Websites, Documents, & Text to Existing Notes

8:59 AM, Oct. 21st, 2015 · · Reports

Appending content to Notes in OS X El Capitan

Today's Quick Tip is on an awesome new feature of El Capitan's revised Notes app: the ability to append shared info to existing notes rather than creating new ones. So you can start, say, a note about all of the places you want to visit and just add to it as you find new locations. Helping you stay informed and organized is what this article's all about!

OS X: Encrypting Time Machine Backups

9:04 AM, Oct. 15th, 2015 · · Reports

How to encrypt your Time Machine backup

If you've got a backup drive (and you should), have you ever given any thought to what might happen if someone stole it? Is the data accessible to a thief? In today's Quick Tip, we'll cover how to encrypt a new Time Machine backup and some caveats for encrypting existing ones (you may have to erase the disk first!).

El Capitan: Hide Your Menu Bar!

8:55 AM, Oct. 9th, 2015 · · Reports

How to hide your menu bar in OS X El Capitan

In this article, we're going to cover an interesting feature of the new version of OS X: Hiding and showing the menu bar. For those of you who like to hide the Dock when you're not using it, this'll reduce your visual clutter even more. All the focus'll be on your work windows after today's Quick Tip!

El Capitan: Seeing “Find My Friends” on Your Mac

8:50 AM, Oct. 7th, 2015 · · Reports

You can use Find My Friends on your Mac

Today's Quick Tip is all about getting your Find My Friends info to show up on your Mac within Notification Center, which is a neat new ability under El Capitan. So if you're accustomed to using that app to see the locations of your chosen friends, then this article's for you! 

The Complete Guide to an OS X Clean Install of El Capitan

1:20 PM, Oct. 2nd, 2015 · · Reports

El Capitan Clean Install Process

Apple has designed OS X so that one can just upgrade to the next version, "over the top," seamlessly. With this kind of upgrade, all user data, settings and accounts remain as before, and that works for most users most times. However, there are occasions when a user needs to do what's called a "Clean Install." This sets up the Mac as if it first came out of the box and then personal data is restored. John Martellaro, after a brief introduction, lists the steps for a Clean Install.