Category: Mac

Print To USB Printer From Your iPhone Or iPad

No Longer are we bound by AirPrint enabled printers.  Now we can print from our iOS device directly to any USB connected shared printer! If those two sentences made you squeal like a 12 year old high schooler, you should definitely read on.  There is a …

Target Disk Mode And Why It's Your Friend

One of the simplest, least known about, and greatest tools IMO that Apple has ever made is Target Disk Mode.  Target Disk Mode is a feature that allows your Mac to act as an external hard drive. This is the one area that I dream Windows …

Setup Parental Controls on Mac OS X Lion

If you have children, you might want to take a moment to setup Parental Controls in Mac OS X Lion. Parental Controls allow you to setup limitations to the computer, Apps, Utilities and websites. Limiting access to things an account can do will help prevent accidental …

Show Desktop in OS X and Other Navigation Tips

One of the most perplexing differences between Macs and PCs is something that should be obvious in both Operating Systems–the ability to quickly show the desktop. Windows does this very well, usually with a button in the task manager or with a simple keystroke combination. Macs, …

Thinking About A Mac? Try A Mini

If you’re thinking about dipping your toes into the Mac pool, a Mac Mini is a great first computer for you. Macs are generally expensive–and rightly so. You will be hard pressed to find hardware that is so well made on the PC side. In addition, …

Best Mac Keyboard Shortcuts Cheatsheet

Mac Keyboard Shortcuts can help you transition from PC to Mac. You use a Windows computer at work and so you have always used a Windows PC at home. Makes sense. But more and more people are making the switch from Windows to Mac for home …

Move Files From PC To Mac

You can move data from a PC to Mac using the Migration Assistant provided by Apple.  As more and more people decide to move from a Windows computer to a Mac, it could be a challenge moving your life from one platform to another. The Migration …

Speed Up Your Mac Computer

You can speed up your Mac computer by performing simple maintenance. Unfortunately, there isn’t a fast and efficient way to do this in OS X. MacCleaning Free is a great all-in-one Mac cleanup utility that also combines a disk space monitor and disk ejector. It cleans …

Run Windows 8 On A Mac

You can run Windows 8 on a Mac several different ways, but the easiest way is to use free virtualization software such as Virtual Box. There are several steps you must perform to get this to work properly. In this tutorial we are using Mac OS …

How To Clear Cache In Mac OS X

Mac users realize there are relatively few maintenance tasks that need to be performed to keep your Mac OS X computer running efficiently. One of those tasks is to occasionally repair disk permissions.  The second is to make sure you occasionally clear the caches for your …