Mac OS X

  • Mac OS X Guides: How to Erase a Hard Drive

    There's many reasons why you may want to erase your hard drive on your Mac. For example, you may be selling the Mac and need to erase all of your personal data from the drive. You may also want to erase the drive to perform a clean install of Mac...
    By Gabriele May 16, 2011 

  • Tips and Tricks to Make My Firefox Run Faster on Mac OS X

    Is Firefox running particularly slow on your Mac lately? Chances are, you need to clean your hard drive. Here are the steps that I use to make that Firefox run faster on my Mac. I also provide other resources in case my methods does not work for you...
    By DeborahWoehr May 16, 2011 

  • Managing Your Macintosh Login Items: Mac OS X Help Guides

    If your Mac OS X login is very slow or hangs, check your login items list. Login items open automatically on login and can slow down or stop the process. Learn how to manage your Login Items with this Help Guide.
    By ktolliver May 13, 2011 

  • Hard Drive Corrupted? What You Can Do Before Bringing It to a Professional

    Unfortunately, technology can be a fickle beast, and more often than we would like, hard drives become corrupted. When this happens, you need to know what you can do to save as much money as possible when trying to fix it. Here's a guide on repairing...
    By Austin May 10, 2011 

  • PDF Files: Creating, Searching, and Using

    The PDF filetype is one that has become incredibly popular over the last several years for its wide array of use in displaying readable text and documents. For some people, however, the PDF is a new concept, and learning how to create and use them is...
    By Austin May 10, 2011 

  • Keeping Organized: Managing Your Contacts and Addresses in Mac OS X

    Between Facebook, Twitter, forums, message boards, and telephones, there are a lot of people we need to keep track of in our daily lives. Thankfully, Mac OS X has a handful of free applications that we can use to keep track of all those names and addresses...
    By Austin May 7, 2011 

  • Turn Your PC into a Mac!

    While not 100% legal in the terms of the Mac OS X terms of use, it is possible to install a Mac OS on a PC… purely for testing purposes, of course!
    By Christian Cawley April 30, 2011 

  • Filesharing Between Mac OS X and Windows 7

    Sharing files and documents between a Mac and a Windows 7 computer is simple. All you have to do is activate the right settings, join a workgroup and enter a password...
    By Christian Cawley April 28, 2011 

  • Apple Macs and Virtualization

    If you're using Mac OS X you don't have to be restricted to one operating system. Open source OS's such as Linux are available to download from the web for use with the VirtualBox virtual machine environment.
    By Christian Cawley April 28, 2011 

  • What is the Runner Process?

    Thanks to a few rogue applications and problematic installation routines, the Runner process in OS X can cause some performance issues for you and your Mac...
    By Christian Cawley April 28, 2011 
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