OS X

How to Disconnect From a Wireless Network on a Mac

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Even though OS X has made great strides in recent years against Windows, there are still a few things that are way more difficult than they really should be. One of those items is simply trying to disconnect from a wireless network. In Windows, you just click on the wireless icon in the taskbar, select […]

Understanding Replace, Replace All, and Merge in OS X Mavericks

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Unlike Windows, copying and moving files in OS X has always been a little confusing. I had previously written about moving/copying files in OS X¬†and those tips still prevail, but there have been some changes to other copy scenarios in OS X Mavericks, mostly when you run into situations where a file or folder name […]

Understanding Memory Pressure in OS X Mavericks

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If you haven’t upgraded to OS X Mavericks yet, you should for a whole host of reasons. One of these reasons is the new Memory tab in Activity Monitor. It’s gotten a huge upgrade and it makes understanding memory usage in OS X a lot easier than previous versions. Using the new revamped memory statistics, […]

Overview: Reminders for OS X Mountain Lion

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When Reminders for iOS was launched with iOS 5, I was absolutely overjoyed. Why? Because I had been long searching for a good and free to-do list application which syncs between devices. And while it wasn’t available for Mac at the time, I still used it anyway to sync tasks between my iPhone, iPod and […]

Overview: Notes for OS X Mountain Lion

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When OS X Mountain Lion was released earlier this month, Apple brought many of the useful applications and features from iOS to the Mac. One of these apps includes Notes, a simple note taking application that has been built into iOS since the original iPhone OS. And while this application may seem dead simple to […]

Have Scroll Bars Always Appear

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One feature I really liked about OS X Snow Leopard was the fact that I could always see my scroll bars within applications. For some reason I felt good knowing exactly where I was on a webpage or text box. However, when I upgraded to OS X Lion, this was nowhere to be found as […]

Viewing Available Hard Drive Space

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If you think you’re close to filling up your Mac’s hard drive, it may be a good time to look and see how much storage you have left so you can budget for a new drive. In this tutorial we will be showing you how to view your available hard drive space in OS X […]

Customizing Your Mac’s Clock

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If you spend hours a day on your Mac, you probably glance at your Mac’s clock a few times a day to check on the time. This is why it’s important to tweak the clock to your liking by using your Mac’s built-in clock customization options. We will be showing you how to access these […]

Managing Boot Applications

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Launching applications on boot can save you a ton of time and can increase your productivity. And while this may sound like a good idea in theory, many users aren’t sure how to enable applications to launch on boot. Because of this, we wanted to show you how to easily manage your boot apps as […]