Tag: Mac

What is Mac Time Machine?

What is Mac Time Machine?

Own a Mac and always wondered what Time Machine is or wanted to know how to easily back up your Mac? What is Time Machine? Time Machine is a built in feature to Macs that makes backing up your pictures, music and documents very easy, it’ll keep a day by day snapshot, so you can restore the entire operating system back to a specific day if that is ever a […]

Apple releases new betas of iOS 10, tvOS 10 watchOS 3 and macOS Sierra

Apple releases new betas of iOS 10, tvOS 10 watchOS 3 and macOS Sierra

Just earlier today, Apple has released the latest beta versions of the four major operating systems that the company manages; tvOS, iOS, watchOS and macOS. Devoloers can now download watchOS 3.1, tvOS 10.0.1, iOS 10.1 and macOS Sierra 10.12.1. The software is available from Apple’s developer website and as of yet there isn’t any news on what is contained in these new updates.

Some apps in macOS Sierra might have Dark Mode

Some apps in macOS Sierra might have Dark Mode

With last years OS X Yosemite, Apple released a Dark Mode addition to the operating system, when enabled it turns the dock and menu bar darker as opposed to the translucent iOS esque feel, now with the macOS Sierra which is still being worked on Apple may be looking at bringing this stealthier look to the rest of the operating system. This news has come from a user on Twitter who […]

Nightshift will eventually come to every Apple device

Nightshift will eventually come to every Apple device

It has now been officially confirmed that Night Shift is coming to every Apple device from this point forward. Apple introduced this special Night Shift feature with the introduction to iOS 9.3.  Since this time Apple Night Shift mode has been updated for both the iPhone and iPad in iOS 9.3.2 beta. The principles of which the device is set out to accomplish is to: save strain on your eyes, improve […]

Apple releases new betas for iOS, tvOS and OS X

Apple releases new betas for iOS, tvOS and OS X

Earlier this week Apple released new betas for iOS 9.3.3, OS X 10.11.6 and tvOS 9.2.2 and this is only a few weeks after the company released the first version of the software betas. Also it is only a week ago since Apple released the third beta of iOS 9.3.3, but this update has no new features just bug fixes to make it stable for release. OS X 10.11.6 and tvOS […]

Twitter for Mac finally updated, new dark theme, messages and more

Twitter for Mac finally updated, new dark theme, messages and more

Back in October we found out that Twitter was working on a brand new version of the app for the Mac, something which has been a few years in waiting. The update is free and is a complete overhaul with a brand new design which beings it inline with the iPhone version as well as a dark theme, which matches the dark theme on OS X. “Twitter for Mac is […]

How To: Force Quit an app on a Mac

How To: Force Quit an app on a Mac

We’ve all had it, a unresponsive app on your Mac – just at that important time you’re trying to do something and it just crashes and freezes, admittedly it doesn’t happen very often but when it does it is a tad annoying. This quick guide goes over how to Force Quit an app on a Mac, there are actually a few different ways you can go about doing this. Method 1  

How To reindex Spotlight if your Mac is showing false storage info

How To reindex Spotlight if your Mac is showing false storage info

This guide goes over the process for reindexing spotlight, this may be needed if your search results aren’t operating correctly in Spotlight search results or searching isn’t accurate. In my case my hard drive storage usage was all over the shop on my MacBook Air, so I decided to write a guide to determine if you need to reindex Spotlight and also how to find out how much storage each […]

OS X El Capitan 10.11.2 beta now out for developers

OS X El Capitan 10.11.2 beta now out for developers

Earlier today, Apple released the next version of the OS X El Capitan beta, version 10.11.2. This beta only comes after 6 days following the public release of OS X 10.11.1. So far the details of this update aren’t overly detailed with the change log simply stating that it improves the security and stability of your computer. The OS X El Capitan 10.11.2 update improves the stability, compatibility, and security […]

Apple launches new Mac update, OS X El Capitan

Apple launches new Mac update, OS X El Capitan

Apple has finally released the next big update for the Mac, El Capitan. This date for release was never mentioned by Apple but was hinted by Craig Federighi earlier this month at the iPhone event in a demo. This release may disappoint users expecting big name features, but like iOS 9 there isn’t much going on visually but a whole lot under the hood to improve the experience and performance. […]