Setup iCloud on a Mac or iDevice

by File in: iCloud

Apple’s iCloud service has recently left the development stage and is now official. This is good news for many Mac and iDevice owners, because iCloud is now available to the public and not just Apple developers. In today’s article, we will review some basics of using iCloud, and demo how it works with different Apple […]

Move and Edit Launchpad Applications

by File in: OS X

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 […]

Open Zip, RAR, Tar, BIN, and EXE files on a Mac

by File in: General Software

There are several different archive utilities available for OS X, but few have the functionality and different format support that The Unarchiver offers. With near perfect App Store reviews, The Unarchiver is a completely free utility that can open Zip, RAR, Tar, BIN, EXE, and more. To get started, launch the Mac App Store on […]

Using the Terminal to Identify Network Settings

by File in: Terminal

There are several ways of finding or changing your wireless network settings using your Mac.  Inputting command line into the Terminal is one of the quickest ways to manage your network without switching through several different screens. Your Terminal screen can be located by opening Finder and going to your Applications folder, and then into […]

How To Increase Page Load Speed in Safari

by File in: Safari

Most Mac users have experienced slow load times on Safari at least once.  You open one too many windows or you go to the wrong website, and suddenly you see the “spinning beach ball of death”.  Once this colorful spinning wheel appears on your screen, you can only hope that the Safari application doesn’t quit […]

Sign Out of iTunes Account on iPad

by File in: iPad, iTunes

The first thing you’ll have to do with your new iPad is sync it with iTunes on your Mac. Once you do, your iTunes account will automatically be associated with the iPad and all purchases made from the App Store, iBook Store or iTunes Store will be with this account. If the wrong iTunes account […]

Titles In iMovie For iPad

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If you recently picked up a new iPad 2 you may know about Apple’s new iMovie for iPad app. This powerful application lets you cut, edit and share videos directly from your iPad. One of the many features that iMovie for iPad has is adding titles to your videos. In this quick tutorial we will […]

Shrinking a PDF File

by File in: OS X

PDF’s are a great way to share documents with your co-workers, friends and family, but sometimes they can be very large files. In this tutorial we will be showing you how to easily downsize PDF files. To do this we will be using an application called Preview. This application comes preinstalled on your Mac. This […]

Using iCal Event Invites

by File in: iCal, 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 computer to let you know who is coming and who is unavailable. Those who can’t attend the meeting can also send back available times to […]