OS X

MacBook Pro Constantly Dropping Wireless Connection?

by File in: Hardware, OS X

I love my MacBook and haven’t had very many major issues for the better part of 3 years. Unfortunately, that is not the case with all MacBook owners. Since I do a lot of technical support, I’ve run into a ton of people with MacBook Pro’s that simply lose the wireless connection randomly. It’s been […]

Can’t Drag and Drop in OS X Lion?

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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 get stuck to the cursor and never drop! Strangest problem I have ever seen. Anyway, it was ridiculously annoying because the person could not copy […]

Internet Slow After Upgrading to Lion?

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Over the last few months, a lot of my clients have updated their Macs to OS X Lion and most of them love the new OS. However, for some odd reason, a decent number of upgrades to Lion resulted in a very slow Internet connection that was previously very fast. It doesn’t seem to matter […]

Set Automatic Startup and Login Items in Mac OS X

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If you have some commonly used programs and applications that you would like OS X to auto launch whenever you login, there are some simple ways to customize auto start items. You don’t have to use automator, although that would probably work too. Instead, OS X offers a user account setting that has a specific […]

Setup Fast User Switching in Mac OS X 10.7

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If you have more than one OS X account on your Mac, or have a desktop computer such as an iMac that is setup with multiple users, the fast user switching feature in Mac OS X Lion can be very convenient. Not only does it allow you to quickly jump between different Mac OS X […]

Take Full Page Screen Captures in OS X

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In some cases, you may want to take a scrolling screenshot of a website. However, none of the default screenshot capabilities that are built-in to Mac OS X offer this function by default. You can take a screenshot of a selection using command shift 4, and you can take a screenshot of a window using […]

Can’t Empty Trash in OS X Lion?

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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. If you’re having a similar problem with your Mac, then try out a few of the methods below to fix the issue. Terminal Command The […]

Having Bluetooth Problems in OS X Lion?

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Using a Bluetooth mouse or keyboard with your Mac and having issues with it disconnecting all the time after upgrading to OS X Lion? Well you’re not alone! It’s definitely some issue with Lion and it’s not yet been fixed in 10.7.2! So what can you do? Well, there are some cheap attempts at fixing […]

Move and Edit Launchpad Applications

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The Launchpad feature that comes with Mac OS X 10.7 is a nice addition, as it provides a quick way to access apps. However, not every application or program is optimized for Launchpad. In turn, when installing some apps your Mac, they may clutter or not show up in Launchpad correctly. In today’s post we […]