With time and use, actions like installing or uninstalling programs may inadvertently alter these permissions from their initial state, but there’s a fix to restore them.
Minecraft has been available on OS X for a long time, but Mac gamers have so far had to use a Java launcher to start the sandbox game. Now, Minecraft's developer Mojang has created an early version of a native OS X launcher for the game that should make it easier for Mac players to get started. Show More Summary
A month into its official debut, Microsoft's new OS is ahead of Windows 8 and Mac OS X Yosemite in desktop OS traffic, according to Web tracker NetMarketShare.
In this eighth beta for Apple OS X developers (the sixth version for those involved in the OS X El Capitan public beta), Apple continues to improve and polish the latest operating system for Mac. Build 15A279b, as it’s cleverly named, doesn’t have a lot of notes about what’s changing, but we can assume there […]
A new beta of OS X El Capitan has been seeded to developers by Apple. This marks the eight beta, which is now available from the Mac Developer Resource Center, as well as from the Update tab of the Mac App Store for developers who are already using a previous beta. Show More Summary
Developers and members of the public who are beta testing OS X 10.11 El Capitan can now download the latest pre-release builds of the forthcoming software update on the Mac App Store.
You're backing up your Mac system every day, right? I mean, sure they're reliable, but what if you lost it? What if there was a system glitch and the hard drive was wiped? What if someone stole your system entirely? That's why you should already have a backup system in place. Show More Summary
Ever wonder if there's more to the Calculator app on the Mac than just a simple four-function calculator? Here's a quick tour of some of its best features... The post Cool Mac OS X calculator tricks! appeared first on Ask Dave Taylo...
With Aura, you can skip the Mail app and still get desktop notifications on your Mac for new Gmail messages.
An experimental build of the Unity editor arrived on Linux, joining Mac OS X and Windows as the third main platform.
Mac: You can set up notifications for Gmail in a variety of ways, but if you prefer the web app to a desktop app, you can’t easily get native notification support. Aura makes that possible. Read more...
Hot on the heels of Parallels 11, VMware has released its own updated Fusion 8 ($80) software, allowing Mac users to run Windows alongside their Mac’s OS. The newest incarnation is optimized for OS X El Capitan and is Windows 10 compatible,...Show More Summary
VMware on Tuesday launched Fusion 8, an updated version of its virtualization tool for Mac users who want to run Windows -- or other operating systems -- without having to boot into the other OS.
VMware today launched Fusion 8 and Fusion 8 Pro, the latest versions of its virtualization software for running Windows apps on a Mac without rebooting. Fusion 8 and Fusion 8 Pro include full support for Windows 10, OS X El Capitan and...Show More Summary
Parallels 11 is a polished virtualisation solution that allows Mac users to switch easily between OS X and Windows apps, regardless of which operating system they were written for.
OS X got rid of the option to “Save As” in favor of “Export” a while ago, but Appleworld Today points out that you can bring it back in a lot of apps by holding down the Option key. Read more...
All of a sudden my Mac is telling me whose birthday is tomorrow. People I don't even know that well. How did that happen. I don't like my computer randomly and unpredictably getting all "social" on me. It's a tool. Try to imagine a carpenter's...Show More Summary
OS X: If you’re an Instagram junkie, love following photographers, exploring hashtags and photos in your area, or just have lots of friends or followers on the service, Photoflow for Mac might be worth its price tag for you. You get most the features of the mobile apps or web site, and some additional ones you may not be expecting. Read more...
You can already run Windows 10 on Mac through Apple Boot Camp but Parallels’ new Desktop for Mac software is bringing some extra features to the OS X Windows 10 experience with improved performance and Cortana. Here’s a rundown of what’s new. More »
Apple has seeded a new beta of OS X El Capitan to developers. This seventh beta is available at the Mac Developer Resource Center, as well as the Update tab of the Mac App Store for those developers with the previous beta installed on a device. Show More Summary