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.
MLB.com At Bat was so ahead of its time, it felt as fresh during the 2013 World Series as it did upon launching in 2008, despite little more than a series of relatively minor updates between earlier versions. Still, Major League Baseball used the offseason to give the pro sports-leading formula its first major update. But while it brings a slew of visual changes that freshen things up for iOS 7, the overhaul is mostly cosmetic in nature, leaving a somewhat streamlined experience that doesn’t quite deliver the home run we hoped for.
One of the biggest bits of Apple-related news was how well the iPad Air sold over Black Friday weekend, and now new data from Localytics (via Macgasm) supports the reports coming in from retailers. Based on the firm's findings, the iPad Air saw a 51 percent increase in the activation of iPad Airs over the weekend compared to the previous week.