Are you making the most of your Mac's operating system and built-in software? If you're running OS X Yosemite and you aren't taking advantage of these 22 features, the answer is no! These handy pointers will save you time and make you more efficient, and they make things easier on your Mac as well. Read on for 22 top tips that every Mac user should know.
Screens is a VNC (virtual network computing) app that enables you to control your Mac (and, for what it’s worth, also PC and Linux boxes) from just about any device over any network connection. Screens 3 is technically an update, but one that required a complete rewrite of the previous version, so by any measure it’s a new application. In fact, there's also an iOS 7 version that can be purchased separately.
We've got some games and we've got a couple productivity apps, but what we've really got this week is savings. Whether you roll with nature or roll with the punches, there's something in this week's slashed prices that's sure to fit your outlook. So let's get in there.
Looks like the heat might be off SugarSync for now, as users of LogMeIn's free service discover the rug has pulled out from underneath them with less than a week to go before the company's shift to paid-only.
Even if you're rocking a MacBook, you can't always take your Mac with you — and sometimes, you might even forget to grab an important file when you're on the road. While there are numerous solutions for remotely accessing your Mac, setting it up as an SFTP server is one that's guaranteed to let you securely grab your stuff from anywhere, and it's relatively easy to accomplish in a few steps. We'll show you how after the jump.
Who says you can't run Flash on the iPad? Splashtop Desktop Remote makes it possible. This software is part of a crop of apps that makes it possible for you to remotely control your Mac using your iPad, over a local area network.
If you’re on the go and frequently need to access files from the Mac in your home or office, you might be looking at a cloud-based solution like Dropbox or SugarSync. But did you know there’s a way to access all of your Mac files through the internet from any web browser or iOS device and even share them with others?
You may be familiar with the hardware version of the Pogoplug, but the company recently released a new software version of their popular remote hard drive access service. Available for both Mac and Windows, the service allows you to set up an account on your machine and access your Mac's files and the files on connected drives remotely via the Pogoplug website. In this how to, we’ll show you how to set up Pogoplug and access your files remotely.
While most of us are still waiting for true cloud syncing to become a reality, Flying Mac has been looking inward -- making it easy to access any Mac remotely with a slick piece of software called FarFinder. Over the weekend, the company released a major new update, rebranding the software as Presence.
If you’ve ever dreamed of being able to play World of Warcraft while sitting on the toilet, your iOS application has arrived.
everyAir is a gaming-centric VNC client that allows users to connect their iOS device to a Windows PC or Apple computer over a Wi-Fi connection, with the help of a free companion server application. everyAir separates itself from other VNC clients by providing users with a pair of on-screen game controllers in addition to the virtual keyboard and mouse combination offered by other VNC applications.