A MacBook Pro or Air is an excellent computer to have with you on the road. Long battery life coupled with a powerful CPU is really all someone needs while they’re working from the road, but should you live with a smaller monitor while you’re …continue reading
Sometimes, I get emails asking simple questions that I’m able to answer. And then other times, well, it helps to bring in the community. Has anyone else experienced what our friend Farhan encountered here?
Hello, Chris. I hope you are doing well. …continue reading
Apple made a series of big announcements this week. Most of them relate to hardware including the new 13-inch MacBook Pro and iPad mini, but some are related more directly to software offerings like iBook.
Everyone will have a different opinion about which announcement is …continue reading
Just when you thought Apple was done announcing new MacBooks this year, it comes out with another contender just in time for the holiday season.
During a press event on Tuesday, Phil Schiller unveiled a new, thinner MacBook Pro which features an impressive 2560 x …continue reading
Recording audio through OS X on a Mac is quite easy. Most Macs come with GarageBand, and every version of OS X since Snow Leopard has audio recording software baked right in to QuickTime. To add to the ease of recording, Apple has gone …continue reading
Believe it or not, we do get the occasional question about how to change the batteries in a device such as the Apple keyboard. Changing batteries should be a simple process, but often times form takes precedent over function and what should be obvious is …continue reading
Autocorrect has been built-in to OS X for years, though an advanced and more intrusive version has been in place since the introduction of Lion and Mountain Lion. Unfortunately, it’s not always a welcome feature as many people prefer to use their own spell checking …continue reading
The Print Screen feature on Windows is one of the most important tools for anyone in the business of sharing information and tutorials on the Web. It’s quickly becoming a popular tool for folks using social networks to ask questions about whatever it is that …continue reading
Apple introduced a new notifications feature to OS X with Mountain Lion, and software developers have been finding new and interesting ways to integrate their applications into it. For Facebook and Twitter, this integration is actually built-in to the operating system. Not only can you …continue reading
Mountain Lion introduced the OS X Notification Center to the world. It’s a single notification area that keeps you updated on calendar events, email, and status updates on various applications you might be running on OS X. This largely replaced Growl notifications for a number …continue reading
Every day, we are bombarded with information comparing one operating system to another as if to provide some new breakthrough revelations in order to further widen the divide between users. Frankly, these two operating systems have more in common than they do in difference. Each …continue reading
Why is an anti-virus sitting at the top of the Mac App Store’s list of the top free apps? Are Apple users really that paranoid about viruses? This isn’t Windows, after all.
Well, contrary to popular belief, there actually have been cases of viruses made …continue reading
Let’s get this out of the way first: This is not a post that endeavors to tell you how to scam Apple. Rather, it’s one person’s story about how excellent customer service as a reaction to technical difficulties served to alleviate consumer hardship by going …continue reading
I love useful software. Even more than that, I love free software. After having enjoyed MacLegion’s previous bundles, it was a pleasant surprise to see a notice about a free bundle being offered right now in anticipation of MacLegion’s next big paid bundle coming out …continue reading
Mouse and trackpad acceleration is very different on OS X than it is on Windows. While both operating systems have some degree of acceleration, OS X has a much larger rage of acceleration, which makes it a difficult adjustment for folks making the switch. Gamers …continue reading
Apple received an incredibly overwhelming response from customers, pundits, and doubters alike after having pulled its products from Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) certifications. It did so, in theory, because its latest MacBook Pro with Retina display failed to meet the standards …continue reading
Apple products are known the world over for their iconic industrial design. Before we take this debate any further, let us be clear about one thing. Taste is, of course, subjective, but the mechanisms that result in great design are not. The work involved in …continue reading
During the keynote address of Apple’s World Wide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) Monday, Apple unveiled a lot of changes to its MacBook line including upgrades to the MacBook Air and Pro lines and a new style of MacBook Pro entirely featuring a thinner frame and a …continue reading
During the keynote at WWDC Monday, Apple unveiled a series of updates for its current MacBook Air and MacBook Pro line. In what is perhaps the most significant update to the MacBook Pro in years, Apple unveiled what it calls the “Next Generation MacBook Pro” …continue reading