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How to Back Up and Restore Your Mac’s iTunes & Photos Library

Creating regular backups of your media should be an important aspect of basic computing hygiene for everyone. Oddly, for many people, backing up data isn’t something they take seriously until they’re the victim of a failed hard drive. Chances are if you’ve lost all your music, photos, and videos once, you’ll make sure it never… read more »

3 Free Apps to Analyze & Inspect Your Mac’s Hard Disk Space

If you have a MacBook, you probably have a solid state drive inside it. SSDs are much faster than their hard disc drive predecessors, but the speed has come at a cost: storage capacity. This can lead to a reliance on external drives, and the constant need to juggle your available space. Even if you have… read more »

Expand Your Mac’s Dictionary App by Adding Additional Languages

Estimates suggest at least 50 percent of the world’s population is bilingual. Almost 20 percent of Americans speak Spanish, and more than 80 percent of students in the European Union speak at least two languages. If you’re one of the 3.5 billion people who are fluent in multiple tongues, you will presumably want to add… read more »

Hello Again: Apple Will Reveal New Macs on October 27

Hello again. With these two simple words, Apple revealed what we’ve all been expecting for some time… new Macs are on their way. And we now know for sure that Apple will be revealing new Mac hardware on October 27th. Or next Thursday, for those struggling to do the math. Apple has sent out invites… read more »

Drinking the Kool Aid: 8 Reasons People Love Their Macs

When it comes to companies that have dedicated (some might say “rabid”) fans, Apple has to be near the top of the list. You can argue for Mac, Windows, or Linux machines until you’re blue in the face, but there’s no denying that people who love Macs really love Macs. It’s polarizing, but why is it the case?… read more »

8 Useful Things You Can Do With Your Mac’s Command Key

Did you know that your Mac has a hidden word autocomplete feature? Or that holding down specific keys, such as A, brings up a set of special characters? I didn’t. I keep discovering useful shortcuts even after a year of using a Mac, and I’d like to share some of them with you. They involve… read more »

9 Handy Apps for Your Mac’s Menu Bar

Most of us glance at the Mac menu bar for the date and time, but with a few apps it can do much more — like handling email, keeping your Mac awake, and protecting your eyes for starters. Make the most of your desktop by prepping the menu bar with the right selection of apps. We’ve listed some of the… read more »