Are you tired of applications launching automatically when you start your Mac? Don’t like having a slew of background applications causing your system to slow down? You can remove those Startup items from launching and bogging down your performance. It's easy to do, and all it takes is a few simple tweaks in the System Preferences.
With MobileMe’s date with death drawing closer near, we've been getting a lot of questions about whether or not your iWeb podcasts and websites hosted on MobileMe will disappear into thin air on June 30. Since it's better to be safe than sorry, we'll show you how to move over all of your data to a dedicated hosting site.
One thing Apple is great about is making you lust after their latest hardware. Another thing Apple is great at is making hardware that lasts so long you don't need to run out and buy the latest and greatest. So we've got a little mix of both of those strengths this week.
Different videos call for different effects. When you want to show changes over a long-period of time, there’s time lapse, but when you want to show the detail in something that happens during a short period of time, you'll want to utilize the slow motion effect. We’ll show you how to pull this off with iMovie for Mac. Your homemade action films will look so much better.
Indie gaming sensation Minecraft lets you build, mine, explore, fight, and adventure your way across a vast blocky 3D unhindered by rigid rules or strict handholding. Without being shoehorned into any particular path or style of play, it’s possible to dabble in many pursuits at your leisure. As such, we’ve assembled a sampling of some of the most interesting and unusual roles players naturally gravitate towards. What kind of Minecraft player are you? Read on to find out.
Apple malware: it's everywhere you don't want it to be, like in your computer. Or your browser. Malware usually has something to do with Java and Java applet-based applications. This week's latest Apple malware scare is no different. Over the past few days, there have been numerous reports about the Flashback.K, a Mac trojan that exploits a critical Java vulnerability.
A trojan is a piece of malware that pretends to be a trusted piece of software to get you to click and install it. In this case, Flashback.K pretends to be an official Adobe Flash Player updater and then exploits a vulnerability in Java called CVE-2012-0507.
Fortunately, there are a few ways to protect yourself and your Mac from getting this piece of Java malware installed on your system. We'll show you how to stay safe from malware.
Here's something no one likes to think about: backing up your Mac. It's an arduous task, but backing up your system periodically is important to ensure you don't lose data to hardware malfunction, human error, or software corruption. With multiple backups both onsite and offsite, you can keep yourself from becoming just another victim to data loss.
It is estimated that more than 140,000 hard drives fail each week in the U.S., and more than 2,000 laptops are lost or stolen each day. Don’t become a statistic. Read our guide and protect yourself from losing all of that precious information.
Everyone's been noticing an uptick in their app updates now that the big new iPad Retina Display is here. While you were busy tapping over and over that yes, you were aware other browsers would let you view adult content, a bunch of other things were going on and we nabbed some of them jsut for you. Aren't we sweet?