3 Free Funny Apps for iOS

7:54 PM, May. 9th, 2014 · · Snow Leopard

Free on iTunes

Need a laugh? Vern Seward points out 3 iOS apps that'll have you knee slapping in no time in this week's Free on iTunes. Comedy Central, Comedy Central Standup, and WitStream.

How to Make the iOS 7.1.1 Touch ID Fix Work For You

10:30 AM, May. 3rd, 2014 · · Snow Leopard

An image of a fingerprint being examined by a magnifying glass

Most iPhone 5s users enjoy and benefit from Apple’s biometric authentication called Touch ID. However, since it’s introduction, many users have experienced various problems with the fingerprint recognition. The latest iOS 7.1.1 update appears to fix many, if not all, of the outstanding issues. Sandro Cuccia explains what you need to do to properly reconfigure Touch ID so that you can take advantage of the enhancements.

How to Calculate and Convert Units in OS X and iOS

10:30 AM, Nov. 2nd, 2013 · · Snow Leopard

The original Macintosh Calculator Desk Accessory

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.

How (and Why) to Zoom on the Mac

10:30 AM, Aug. 31st, 2013 · · Snow Leopard

Zoom a zoom, zoom-ah-zoom!

Apple is a leader in Accessibility support on Macs and iOS devices. However, you don’t have to be a person with disabilities to take advantage of the many Accessibility features available to you. Sandro Cuccia shows you how to configure and use one such feature on the Mac: Zoom.

How to Fix Spotlight Indexing in OS X

5:49 PM, Jul. 5th, 2013 · · Snow Leopard

A man aiming a spot light.

For the most part, Spotlight on our Macs is fast, and its accurate. It almost always "just works." In this article, Sandro Cuccia discusses how and what Spotlight indexes, and how you can apply a fix the rare times that Spotlight fails.

Apple Releases Security Updates for Snow Leopard & Lion

5:34 PM, Jun. 4th, 2013 · · Snow Leopard

Snow Leopard & Lion

Apple released security updates for Snow Leopard (OS X 10.6) and Lion (OS X 10.7) on Tuesday, for both the client and server versions of the OSes. The patch notes have no specifics, so we don't yet know what was fixed in the updates.