For my fellow Macintosh users - here's a little education about malware.
If you own Macs like me, you have very little to worry about when it comes to viruses and malware. Notice I said "very little" and not "nothing" to worry about.
Yes, there is malware out there that can infect OS X, but it is very rare. Plus, since OS X is based on UNIX, the only way to...
Mac OS X 10.11 “El Capitan”
What happened to…?
OS X 10.11 “El Capitan” brings several important features to the Mac, but it also removes a few. Here are three things people are missing in El Capitan that I’ve been hearing about the most: Repair Permissions, Dashboard, and Secure Empty Trash.
1) What happened to Disk Utility? I can’t repair permissions anymore!
If you've ever run into an issue with Safari where it stalls and never loads a web page, yet other browsers work okay, then this just might be the answer to your dreams.
Since Safari tries to load a page and then immediately fails, and you've verified you
do have Internet access with another browser like Firefox, it's safe to assume there's a DNS issue (if DNS breaks, you simply...
Not to worry, this is iTunes periodically updating your apps!
Every once in a while you might find a list of files ending in .ipa that just magically appear in your Trash.
Files ending in .ipa are applications you use on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. iTunes doesn't replace the old versions of your apps when updating, it trashes them. It just doesn't...
If you have a Mac and you've suffered a hard drive failure, your search for the term "data loss" or the like has brought you to this article for a reason, so please read on. I promise I'll get to the point.
How do you classify different computer users? How many kinds are there in the world?
Would you go by skill or experience, like Beginner, Intermediate,...
For those of you who may have purchased Apple's spiffy $79 external CD/DVD burner (or Superdrive as they call it), it may not have worked when you plugged it into your older Mac. A lot of times a person's built-in optical drive fails, and they see the new external at the Apple Store. They naturally grab one assuming it'll work because they'll be using it with a Mac. Hopefully there's...
If you have a Mac that runs OS X, then there's a simple maintenance procedure you can perform that will help to keep things running smoothly. It's called repairing permissions, and can be done using the built-in application called Disk Utility, located in Applications/Utilities.
OS X is based on UNIX, a very versatile, robust and powerful operating system. It's what runs the Internet...