How to Format a Drive or Partition with the HFS+ File System

by File in: OS X, Tutorials

This brief guide will show you how to use Disk Utility to format a drive or partition with the HFS+ file system. It’s worth noting that starting with Mac OS […]

Understanding Memory Pressure in OS X Mavericks

by File in: OS X

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 […]

How to Remove Numbers from App Icons in iOS 7

by File in: iOS

Since the very beginning of iOS, Apple has simply displayed a list of app icons on the screen after you unlock your device. There are no widgets or anything else, […]

Where are the Arrow Keys on the iPad Keyboard?

by File in: iPad

Someone asked me the other day where they arrow keys were on the iPad keyboard and I was a little taken aback! Not because of the question, but because I […]

Can’t Drag and Drop in OS X Lion?

by File in: OS X

Here’s a strange problem a client of mine ran into when upgrading from Snow Leopard to Lion: when trying to drag and drop icons on the desktop, the icons would […]

Can’t Empty Trash in OS X Lion?

by File in: OS X

I’ve ran across a few people who have upgraded their Macs to Lion and are having trouble emptying the trash! Apparently, it gets stuck and the progress bar never finishes. […]

Using iCal Event Invites

by File in: OS X

When there are multiple attendees to a meeting, it’s easy to use iCal to organize the event. iCal can send invites via email, confirm attendance, and sync back with your […]

Keep iTunes From Modifying Your Music Folder

by File in: iTunes

Many computer users, after trying out iTunes for the first time, are a bit dismayed to find out the sheer havoc iTunes can play on their music library.  In a […]

Working with Downloads in Safari

by File in: Safari

Safari features a dedicated Downloads window which allows you to view your current downloads, stop and restart them as well as perform various operations with your downloaded files. In combination […]

How to Repair Permissions in OS X

by File in: OS X

When it comes to keeping your Mac running smoothly, repairing permissions is one of the quickest and simplest tasks to do for a user switching to Mac. Permissions are the […]