OS X

How to reinstall macOS if macOS Recovery is unavailable

Apple has a fallback option that requires an internet connection. Mac 911 is a place you can come with no judgement, even if you managed

SteelSeries Apex M750 TKL review: A responsive, compact, tenkeyless mechanical gaming keyboard

The SteelSeries Apex M750 TKL Gaming Keyboard offers fantastic gaming performance in a smaller size for added portability and extra mouse movement space. NAILED IT

macOS High Sierra Review

Apple’s new macOS 10.13 High Sierra isn’t designed to grab headlines, and that’s why it’s my favorite kind of Apple OS update. So far, it’s

How to Download and Install macOS Sierra

The latest operating system update for MacBooks and desktop Macs, macOS Sierra, is finally here. Besides eschewing the OS X moniker, Sierra finally brings Siri

macOS Sierra Review

When we reviewed OS X El Capitan last year, we wondered why Apple had yet to bring Siri, its digital assistant, to the desktop. It’s

How to Protect Your MacBook from Trident Attacks

OS X users need to fire up the App Store immediately, to download a new security patch released yesterday (Sept. 1) that protects the same zero-day

Should I Buy a Chromebook? Buying Guide and Advice

A Chromebook is a laptop of a different breed. Instead of Windows 10 or Mac OS X, Chromebooks run Google’s Chrome OS. These machines are

Meet macOS Sierra : 8 Best Features

Bringing Siri to the desktop is a big win for Mac users, but that’s not the only thing Apple added to the newest version of

Sony STR-ZA5000ES 9.2-Channel AV Receiver Reviewed

Generally speaking, there are two schools of thought when it comes to designing electronics. On the one side, you focus on creating a simple, easy-to-use

HP Chromebook 14 Review

The Pros Good multitasking performance; Strong audio; Large 1080p screen; Colorful design The Cons Dim display; Relatively short battery life; Underside gets warm Verdict The

10 Reasons the iPhone Beats Android

I like Android phones. But when most friends and family ask me what phone to buy, I tend to recommend the iPhone over Android. Here’s

Samsung’s TabPro S price brings tablet wars to iPad Pro

Samsung’s TabPro S, the sleek Windows 10 slate which the company hopes will claw would-be iPad Pro buyers away from Apple Stores, will be priced

Plugable UD-3900 Dual Display Universal Docking Station Review

The Pros Affordable; Good performance; Plenty of ports The Cons Vertical-only design; Doesn’t support 4K Verdict The Plugable UD-3900 Dual Display Universal Docking Station is

Sophos Antivirus for Mac Home Edition Review

THE GOOD Simple, no-nonsense interface ability to schedule scans free. THE BAD Poor malware detection considerable system impact. VERDICT While Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home

Lenovo Thinkpad Stack Review

The Pros Lightweight and small; Modules work well together; Hard drive module is speedy The Cons Expensive when compared with other accessories; No OS X

How to Fix OS X’s Broken Ethernet Connectivity

If you’re wondering why your Mac’s Ethernet connection suddenly stopped working, the culprit may be Apple itself, as an the company released an update that inadvertently disabled those ports on some

OS X update leave your Mac’s ethernet port broken? Here’s the fix

Last week Apple released a minor patch for OS X in the form of a kernel extension update. Labeled “031-51913 Incompatible Kernel Extension Configuration Data

Apple OS X 10.12 Fuji: What’s the story on the next Mac system update?

Apple typically unveils the next version of the Mac operating system at its annual Worldwide Developer Conference. And wouldn’t you know it – WWDC 2016 is

How to Find The Chrome Tabs Eating your Mac’s Battery

MacBook owners have long cursed Chrome for its tendency to drain battery life at a rapid pace, and some have used it as an argument for why

How to Stop Safari From Crashing

This week (Jan. 27), users have been complaining about the Safari browser crashing on iOS on the iPad and iPhone and OS X on the Mac.

How to Dual-Boot Windows and OS X on a Mac

Mac vs. Windows. Windows vs. Mac. Why choose when you can get the best of both worlds by dual-booting? Here’s how to install Windows on

Apple Music for Android screenshots leak

Apple might not commonly be in the business of making apps for Android, but a new leak suggests it has cross-platform ambitions for Apple Music.

New emoji as iOS 9.1 fixes Live Photos’ big problem

Today has seen Apple release the first major patches to both OS X 10.11 El Capitan and iOS 9 in the form of “.1” updates

Apple Magic Keyboard, Mouse 2, Trackpad 2 found in OS X code

As Apple continues to release beta versions of the upcoming OS X 10.11.1 build to developers, the latest version has contained some hints of new

OS X El Capitan review: a modest update, with some welcome changes

When I first previewed OS X El Capitan, Apple’s latest Mac operating system, the software wasn’t quite finished, and it also wasn’t available to anybody

How to start fresh with a new user account

Remove the cruft of years with a clean install of OS X. I am a man of many Macs and have been for some time.

21.5-inch iMac with 4K display tipped for October launch

It seems that Apple is really dreaming it big this year. Aside from the big iPad Pro expected to be revealed in little less than

How to disable phone calls on your iPad

With OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Apple introduced its Continuity feature that lets you field phone calls and text messages from your iOS devices and Mac.

How to sign, markup documents without leaving the Mail app in iOS 9

There are plenty of quality iOS applications for marking up documents and photos, but there’s something to be said about a native solution created by

Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan preview

El Capitan is a rock formation inside the Yosemite National Park, and OS X El Capitan is, as its name suggests, an enhancement to Yosemite,