OS X Mountain Lion was the first version to introduce the Gatekeeper security mechanism. John Martellaro explains how to use it to make your Mac more secure from malware.
You may have noticed that the Reminders app in OS X doesn't offer a way to print out your lists, which is a strange and curious oversight. For today's Quick Tip, we're going to talk about what we think is the easiest way to overcome this weird problem.
Some Synology users are falling victim to a security flaw that was patched in December 2013. If you have a Synology NAS and haven't updated to version 5 yet, here's how.
Everything comes with its own custom power brick these days. Here's a quick lifehack that helps Future You figure out how to match everything up with the appropriate power supply.
For today's article, Melissa Holt is going to cover one of the most powerful security tools on your Mac—FileVault. She'll discuss why you need it, how you'll turn it on, and a really easy way you could lose access to all of the files on your computer. (Don't do that last thing, OK?)
Nancy Carroll Gravley offers up some basic tips for using and understanding the Dock and the Trash in OS X that will particularly helpful to people who are new to Macs.
OS X Yosemite lets parts of windows take on the general color of the background behind it. It's a translucent effect because details cannot be readily made out. For those who don't like it, John Martellaro shows how to turn it off.
For today's tip, Melissa Holt's gonna go over a hidden setting that may let your kid purchase apps or media when he isn't supposed to. Turn this off, and you can rest assured that little Johnny won't be able to buy ten apps just because you allowed him to get one. Unless he knows your Apple ID password, that is, but you would never give him that, would you? Good.
OS X Yosemite public beta enables an intriguing feature referred to as Dark Mode. No one is quite sure why it's there, but it's very cool. John Martellaro explains how to enable it.
Since the beginning of time, well since 2001, the little green button at the top of every OS X window has expanded the current window to take up all available space. OS X Yosemite changes the default behavior of that green button for the first time.
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