Every Monday we show you how to do something quick and cool with Mac OS X. Sometimes it's a tutorial on a lesser-known feature, other times it's a trick that uses built-in functionality such as Terminal — either way, these simple tips can make life better and easier, and they don’t require any special knowledge. All you need to do is follow the instructions!
Last week, we talked about how to flush your DNS cache on your Mac should you have trouble connecting to certain websites or have other network difficulties within OS X. This week, we want to take another look at DNS, and specifically see how we can utilize discoveryutil to find additional details out about the DNS caches in OS X.
Spam messages aren't that common on iMessage (at least in my experience over the course of several years), but if you've found yourself plagued by them in recent months, you'll be happy to know that Apple now provides a place to report them on the main site.
Now that an official Google Maps app for iOS has arrived, Apple is likely feeling the pressure to improve its own built-in app even more -- and a new report this week claims they may get some help from Foursquare for doing just that.
30-pin dock connector, your number is up: Reuters is now adding its own soulful voice to the chorus of rumors claiming that Apple is going to ditch its classic dock connector in favor of something much smaller. So much for all those compatible accessories lying around the house!
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. It would seem this concept applies even to Facebook, with a new report claiming the social networking behemoth is hard at work on its third effort to create a smartphone of their own.
As we reported on Monday, ABC News’ Nightline aired a 30-minute special report Tuesday night that put the spotlight on factory conditions at Foxconn, where many of Apple’s products are manufactured. Missed it? Read on for the highlights.
Ah, the tech media are such a fickle beast. The recent contacts privacy “oops” with the Path app has turned many members of the media against each other, and now it appears that The New York Times may have fallen from Apple’s graces after its exposé on working conditions at its Chinese factories.
A new report indicates that Google's brand value has risen 9 percent to hold the top spot with a value of over $48 billion. Apple, however has vaulted up 39 percent over the same period to grab the number two spot with a value of over $39 billion.
According to the report, this places Apple ahead of Microsoft, IBM, Wal-Mart, and General Electric for the first time -- ever.
Advertising company Millennial Media just released their 50th Mobile Intelligence Report, detailing trends in the mobile phone industry based on ad impressions. The survey offered some interesting conslusions about the mobile climate.
According to the new report, iPhone has topped the charts as the number one smartphone model for three years running, Apple is now the top smartphone manufacturer, and iOS is now the number two operating system.