How to Install WordPress in OS X

by File in: General Software, Tutorials

This tutorial will guide you through the steps required to install WordPress on your Mac. If you use WordPress as your blogging platform, it can be really helpful to have a development environment/version to test out plugins, install and/or customize themes etc, before you make the changes on your live site. It’s even more helpful […]

Keep your Mac Running Smoothly with OnyX

by File in: OS X, Tutorials

This tutorial will guide you through using OnyX, an excellent system maintenance tool for OS X. Start out by downloading OnyX. Make sure to pick the correct version for your OS – as there are different versions for Jaguar, Panther, Tiger and Leopard. The installation is very straight forward – open the .dmg file and […]

What to do with Your Old PC after Switching to a Mac?

by File in: iTunes, Making The Switch

It’s been a long time since I switched to Mac but about a year ago my mother-in-law switched back over to a Mac and so I inherited her used HP PC laptop. And until just recently it has sat lifeless on my shelf – so sad… I have been using my MacBook Pro as an […]

Using a Sony Ericsson W580i with a Mac and iSync

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Many of you are probably aware of my recent decision to get an iPod Touch instead of waiting for an iPhone to come to Canada. Previously, I was using an O2 Xda mini Pocket PC based phone but unfortunately Leopard and my Pocket Mac software where not cooperating and I really wanted a phone that […]

Mac Media via Xbox 360 with Connect360

by File in: Games

There has been a lot of talk lately about using your Mac and a next-gen console to provide picture and video content to your TV. I suppose this has a lot to do with the Apple TV and being able to mimic its features, or just for the sake of being able to play your […]

How to Burn DVD Movies on a Mac

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Do you own a Mac and want to make “Backup” copies of your favorite DVD’s? It’s easier then you think. Of course there are some “Free” not so user-friendly programs out there that can do it for no-cost, but I have found them not up to my usual Mac-like expectations and usually end up quickly […]

Microsoft Entourage vs Apple Mail, Address Book & iCal

by File in: Making The Switch, Reviews

Here is a common and very good question, which contact management suite should I use? Well if you haven’t purchased Office for Mac 2008 then the answer is pretty obvious, you are going to be using the Mac included contact management solution that consists of three separate programs: Mail, Address Book and iCal. Now if […]

How to Resolve the Leopard Blue Screen of Death

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This came as a shocker to me, mainly because I have done uncounted OS X upgrades in the past with only very minor issues mainly to due to some accessory drivers. But tonight while upgrading my friends 24 inch iMac 1st generation we had a biggie of a problem, the blue screen of death that […]

Airport Extreme Base Station

by File in: Hardware, Reviews

Warning: The following review may be a little technical for our average site visitor. Don’t worry, it won’t hurt a bit. I’ve had Apple’s new Airport Extreme Base Station now for almost a week and have been able to try out most of its features. Let me start this off by saying that I don’t currently […]