How to set up a new Mac
If you've got a new Mac, here's how to get started with it.
Updated Recovery is a set of tools you can depend on in a rare emergency — typically when something drastic stops you getting into OS X.
What to do when your downloaded files start changing their names all by themselves.
If you've trashed a file and then realized you need it, you can still recover it.
What to do if you're having trouble hooking up a monitor to your Mac.
Customize the speed at which your dock appears with this little hack.
Clear out unwanted apps and their associated files and settings
Turn off the autocorrect feature system-wide or on an per-application basis.
Hidden directories in OS X contain system-level files. Here's how to find them.
Stash voicemails for archiving or listening back at a later time.
Icon previews not showing up? Use Terminal to make a quick fix.
Make your Mac shut down after performing a certain using this Terminal command.
Tweak your backup by excluding folders and files.
Use your Mac to scan for other networks and change your Wi-Fi channel accordingly.
This handy tip lets you know if your DNS cache flush was successful.
A simple DNS cache flush can resolve a whole host of issues.
Got the Mac monitor blues? Don't worry - there's an easy way out.
Take control of Photos on the Mac with this simple guide.
Improve the way you use your Mac's mouse and trackpad with these quick and easy tips.
Train your Mac's dictionary so that it learns new words that it doesn't recognize.
View a listing of all the files on your system sorted by modification time, kind, name and much more.
Just how much of your hard-drive space is taken up by duplicated photos? Well, thanks to two free programs — Duplicate Photos Cleaner and Duplicate Cleaner for iPhoto — you can easily go through a selected drive, folder, or iPhoto library and weed out unnecessary copies, potentially freeing up gigabytes of drive space.
The Messages app is probably one of the most frequently used apps on your iOS device.
OS X 10. 7 Lion did away with recovery disks, and these days, Apple provides a built-in recovery system within Yosemite.
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