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Tag: Mac OSX 17 posts
By Jason Cipriani ⋅ March 25, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Installing Windows on a Mac can seem counter-intuitive to some, but it makes a lot of sense when you’re in a corporate environment and some of the programs or apps you use rely on Windows compatibility. Apple recently updated Boot Camp in OS X 10.8.3 to be compatible with Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro. We walk you through the steps to get Windows 8 easily on your Mac.
By Mike Lata ⋅ November 10, 2012 ⋅ One comment
Google and Apple are in a heated rivalry right now that spans all sorts of software and hardware. So far it has pretty much been contained to the mobile market with devices such as tablets and software such as Google Maps. However, could it spill into different markets?
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ October 13, 2012 ⋅ Post a comment
Cloud computing has its shortcomings. The iCloud hack of Mat Hanon demonstrates that you can never be too careful. Don’t be a victim. Learn how you can protect yourself both personally and as a cloud computing company.
By Mike Lata ⋅ August 15, 2012 ⋅ 11 comments
Users that depend on different pro apps for creative work or other reasons can find it very useful to boot both a Mac and Windows operating system on the same computer, such as in graphic design or video. This is a guide designed to help you install a Windows partition on your Mac and thus create a dual-boot configuration. You will be able to choose which operating system you want to use anytime your Mac boots up by pressing the Option or Alt key.
By Mike Lata ⋅ July 25, 2012 ⋅ Post a comment
Learn about the Mac command line interface called the Terminal. We will explore its UNIX foundation, and how it can transform the entire Mac experience for you by using a few simple commands.
By Mike Lata ⋅ May 5, 2012 ⋅ Post a comment
Recently, over half a million Mac users were infected with malware called Flashback. The malware was used for pay-per-click and pay-per-impression online ad frauds. Apple, caught unaware as this was a Java exploit, now offers automatic removal via software updates but we show you how to check your Mac for the virus and remove it.
By Mike Lata ⋅ March 31, 2012 ⋅ 3 comments
It seems like every tech feed now has blurb on Apple news, especially with the recent release of the 3rd generation iPad. This article departs from the specs to talk about how iPad actually arrived on the market.
By Mike Lata ⋅ February 4, 2012 ⋅ Post a comment
One of the biggest features drawing lots of buzz following the release of Apple’s iOS 5 is iCloud. While there are definite iCloud benefits, the service still has an impact on the user experience for Apple users. Make some sense of all the hype with this outline of how the features of Apple’s cloud service function with apps, music, documents, and different devices.
By Mike Lata ⋅ January 28, 2012 ⋅ 2 comments
Emerging services from the likes of Apple, Google, and Amazon are becoming disruptive forces in entertainment media through streaming services and new devices. Here is a comparison of Apple TV and Google TV to help you decide which one might be right for you depending on the systems you’ve already got set up.
By Benjamin Roussey ⋅ December 12, 2011 ⋅ Post a comment
Apple certifications hold quite a bit of value in niche industries, especially with the spreading use of Apple products by both businesses and consumers. IT and creative professionals alike should consider the advantages of one or more of the certifications broken down in this guide.
By Veronica Henry ⋅ April 6, 2011 ⋅ 2 comments
KeePassX is a free password manager that works on Linux and Mac OS X and allows you to store all your passwords a single database that can be accessed through one primary password. Instead of having to remember a myriad of passwords, with KeePassX you only have to remember one.
By Eric English ⋅ March 23, 2011 ⋅ 33 comments
More and more organizations are utilizing both Mac and Windows computers, which requires joining the two plaforms under a single domain. In this article you’ll learn how to join a Snow Leopard Mac to a Windows Server 2008 domain.
By Mike Rodriguez ⋅ September 16, 2010 ⋅ 5 comments
If you have multiple computers on your network, it’s safe to say that you probably want to share information between them. Windows 7 makes sharing between other computers with Windows 7 on them easy with the new Libraries system, allowing you to share images, videos, and more with ease. However, what happens when you bring [...]
By Steven Warren ⋅ July 22, 2010 ⋅ 3 comments
What is VMware Fusion? One of the drawbacks of using an Apple computer (i.e. Macbook Pro, iMac, etc) are the numerous applications available only to Windows machines. VMware Fusion is the answer for those who want to use an Apple computer but need access to Windows based software. Fusion is an application that allows you to [...]
By Eric English ⋅ May 12, 2009 ⋅ 49 comments
Macs are becoming more and more prevalent, and there can be times when you need to be able to share files between your Mac and your PC. As a follow up to my articles on setting up a small home network, let’s talk about sharing files between Leopard and Vista. Today we’ll discuss accessing shared [...]
By Zach Monroe ⋅ March 31, 2009 ⋅ 6 comments
Have you ever bought tickets to a ballgame from a scalper for around 4 times face value? Only to sit down in your seats and find out from the guy next to you that he bought his tickets online for below face value? You paid more than 4 times what that guy paid for the [...]
By Zach Monroe ⋅ May 19, 2008 ⋅ 87 comments
The title of this article seems to be the underlying theme in every “Mac vs. PC” commercial. The ones that have drawn my attention recently are the commercials targeting Vista. You’ve seen those commercials haven’t you? Most of them go something like this: Mac: “Hello I’m a super hip, fun, exciting Mac for young people [...]