One of the less publicized features in Apple’s new Photos app for OS X is the ability to plug in extensions that add to the built-in photo editing capabilities, so users who want to get more creative with their photo editing and presentation can take advantage of new tools without having to leave the comfort of the Photos app. Show More Summary
Like many tech companies, Apple is known for sticking to some fairly rigid release schedules. We get new versions of iOS once a year, with OS X following shortly after — and most hardware sees yearly refreshes too. With this in mind, many people who sip from the brushed aluminium cup believe there are good and bad times to spend their money. Show More Summary
How can I turn off autocorrect, which is a constant irritation-can't get anything from Apple Support. I run OS X Yosemite. I turned it off in Office. The post Turn off autocorrect on my MacBook Mac OS X? appeared first on Ask Dave Taylor.
Android/OS X: For those living in the Apple world, iMessage is a part of daily life. Once you jump ship, you’re SOL. PieMessage lets you keep using iMessage on Android, but you’ll need a Mac running a server to use it. Read more...
Apple has released the fourth developer beta of OS X El Capitan 10.11.5. Developers can find the latest release in the Mac Developer Resource Center, or as an update in the Mac App Store on a machine running the previous beta. The company has also seeded the fourth public beta version of OS X 10.11.5 to members of the Beta Software Program. Show More Summary
If you need to resize a ton of images on your Mac, Automator is the way to do it in one fell swoop. 9to5Mac shows off how to quickly make your own Automator service for doing just that. Read more...
Like Windows and Mac OS X, Linux offers a wealth of options for anyone wanting to tweak their operating system. But the nature of the open source world means that you can also create your own distro, burn it to disc and install it. These four tools will get you started. Show More Summary
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Apple will regularly alert you about updating your Mac to the latest version of its operating system, but you can turn off the messages.
The third developer beta for OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 is now available from Apple. Interested developers will find the configuration utility needed to install the release can be found at Apple's Mac Developer Resource Center. It can also...Show More Summary
Microsoft is getting serious with the Mac today with its new Skype for Business preview for OS X. The new business-focused version of Skype for Mac runs on OS X El Capitan and focuses on creating an enterprise-friendly experience. IT professionals can request access to the new Skype for Business Mac Preview starting today. more… Filed under: Apps, Mac Tagged: Microsoft, Skype
I just bought a new external drive and want to make a copy of my internal drive for emergencies, but I want the new external drive to also be bootable. How can I copy a boot drive so that the new copy is also bootable on a Mac OS X system? The post Make a bootable copy of a Mac hard drive? appeared first on Ask Dave Taylor.
Ring has made it easier for Mac users to manage its video doorbell with the introduction of its app for OS X. Like its mobile apps, the Mac app lets you monitor your ring devices, and you can even watch live video from your doorbell. The Ring app for Mac will ask you to login with your Ring account, or sign up for one if you haven't already. Show More Summary
Apple's new Force Touch Trackpad for the Mac comes with a new way to interact with OS X — Force Click. Force Click lets you not only click like you would on a traditional, mechanical trackpad, but press harder to engage a second click, or a range of additional click levels, that enable additional actions. Show More Summary
Apple has released the second public beta for OS X El Capitan 10.11.5. Members of Apple's Beta Software Program can grab it now from the Updates section of the Mac App Store. This comes on the heels of the release of the second 10.11.5 developer beta. Show More Summary
Siri for Mac with OS X 10.12, iTunes and App Store redesigns, improved iCloud encryption, and original programming for the Apple TV. These are just a few of the projects Apple has reportedly been working on and they are also likely candidates for stage time at its upcoming WWDC press event and developer conference. Show More Summary
One of your Mac’s least talked-about OS X features is Back to My Mac. First introduced with Mac OS X Leopard (10.5), Back to My Mac allows two computers to talk to each other over a secure connection. In doing so, you’re able to transfer files and folders between each computer, and also screen share. Show More Summary
Chrome OS gets overhauled to match mobile. Windows and Mac redesigns coming soon.
The second developer beta for OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 is now available from Apple. Interested developers will find the configuration utility needed to install the release can be found at Apple's Mac Developer Resource Center. It canShow More Summary
Macs with a Retina display look great, but most of them do not have the power to run games at that incredibly high resolution. While you can usually change the resolution in-game or on a system level , OS X Daily points to a hidden little option that makes all that easier. Read more...