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Download Starcraft for Free, Have Fun!

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 17:53
Do you remember Starcraft, the science fiction real-time strategy game for Mac and PC? The original Starcraft debuted in the land of the digital dinosaurs of 1998, and it was widely loved and enjoyed by many for it’s single player campaign and multi-player matches set in a futuristic space world of wars and resource gathering. ... Read More

4 Stunning Earth Night Lights Wallpapers from NASA

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 18:02
NASA consistently produces stunning and inspiring imagery of our Earth, solar system, and universe, many of which make for exceptional wallpapers for our desktops and home screens, and these new images of our home planet at night are no exception. From NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, these four high resolution images show Earth and the ... Read More

Join Movie Clips Together with QuickTime Player for Mac

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 19:31
Did you now that QuickTime on the Mac can join movie clips together into a single combined movie file? The same QuickTime that is used for viewing videos on the Mac includes some basic editing functions, including the ability to combine multiple video files into one. While most Mac users rely on iMovie or Final ... Read More

How to Sort Files by Date on Mac

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 21:29
Many Mac users sort their files by name and type, but one of the most useful ways to sort files is by date. The Mac Finder allows for various different date based sorting options for files, documents, applications, and folders, and they’re all typically best utilized in the Finder List view. Using date based sorting ... Read More

How to Add a New Email Account to iPhone or iPad

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 20:16
Most iPhone and iPad users already have one email account setup on their iOS device, but you can easily add a new email address to the iPhone or iPad, or even multiple new email addresses to the same device, all to be managed in the same Mail app of iOS. This is nice for those ... Read More

How to Clean Caches & Temporary Files from Mac OS

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 23:10
Some Mac users may want to clear caches and clean out temporary files from Mac OS. Caches and temporary files can include things like web browser cache and history, messaging cache, app specific temp files and caches, partially completed downloads, and much more. While most apps will handle cache management on their own, and Mac ... Read More

Beta 3 of iOS 10.3.2, macOS 10.12.5, tvOS 10.2.1, watchOS 3.2.2 Available

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 02:36
Beta testers of Apple system software will find new versions of the software updates available to eligible Macs, iOS devices, Apple Watch, and Apple TV. MacOS 10.12.5 beta 3, iOS 10.3.2 beta 3, tvOS 10.2.1 beta 3, and watchOS 3.2.2 beta 3 are all available through their respective software update mechanisms. No major new features ... Read More

How to Save as PDF from iPhone or iPad with a Gesture in iOS 10

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 21:10
It may not be well known, but iOS has several ways to save things as PDF and print webpages and other documents as PDF files. While one of the most popular methods involves using 3D Touch, another PDF generation approach is available to devices without that capability, and instead relies on a gesture trick to ... Read More

How to Resend Email in Mac OS Mail

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 23:08
Every once in a while an email might fail to send, not get through to a recipient, or is just plain lost in the midst of a busy inbox. Or maybe that email was so fantastic you just want to send it again for fun? In these situations, you’d want to resend an email message, ... Read More

How to Speed Up or Slow Down YouTube Videos

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 20:45
You can easily speed up YouTube videos or slow down video playback, all by adjusting some simple but largely hidden and little known settings on the YouTube web site. This is a helpful trick for many reasons, for example if you’re watching something boring that you want to accelerate, if you want to speed up ... Read More

How to Input Location with GPS Coordinates on iPhone Maps

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 21:53
Do you have GPS coordinates for a location that you’d like to enter on the iPhone? You can input and search maps by GPS coordinates on the iPhone easily by using the Apple Maps or Google Maps applications, as we’ll demonstrate in this walkthrough. You will be able to input, search for, find, locate, and ... Read More

How to Check iOS App Compatibility to List Older 32-Bit Apps

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 20:14
It is assumed that Apple will stop allowing older 32-bit applications to run on future iOS system software releases. Essentially this means that it’s possible some older apps will stop working on an iPhone or iPad after the device has updated to some system software release, unless the developer updates those apps to include modernized ... Read More

How to Run MacOS Sierra in a Virtual Machine for Free, the Easy Way

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 20:26
Advanced Mac users may find it useful to run macOS or Mac OS X in a virtual machine atop their existing Mac operating system. Creating a virtual machine for Mac OS is now easier than ever before, and we’ll show you how to set up easy Mac virtual machines on a Mac. For some quick ... Read More

How to Add a New Email Account to Mac Mail

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 20:08
Many of us have multiple email accounts, whether they are for personal uses or work purposes, and thus Mac users may find it helpful to add a new email account to the Mail app in Mac OS. This guide will walk through the process of adding an email account to the Mac so that it ... Read More

Beta 2 of iOS 10.3.2, macOS 10.12.5, tvOS 10.2.1, watchOS 3.2.2 Released

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 18:42
Apple has released the second beta versions of iOS 10.3.2, macOS 10.12.5, tvOS 10.2.1, and WatchOS 3.2.2. Users enrolled in the operating system beta testing programs can find the latest beta builds available through the software update mechanism in iOS Settings app, the Mac App Store, the Watch app on iPhone, and the Apple TV ... Read More

How to See Photos You’ve Liked on Instagram

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 20:22
Have you ever wanted to see all the Instagram pictures you have liked before? Or maybe you wanted to see a picture again that you know you liked recently? No problem, the Instagram app offers a simple way to see all of the images you have liked on the service. You’ll need a modern version ... Read More

Fix Repeated “Your message could not be sent” Messages Error on Mac

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 19:23
Mac users may encounter a pop-up error originating from the Messages app in Mac OS which informs them “your message could not be sent”. Often when this error dialog appears, it’s seemingly out of nowhere or when a Mac wakes from sleep or has rebooted. While it’s possible to encounter the “your message could not ... Read More

Easily Remind Yourself About a Phone Call on iPhone

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 20:34
Have you ever had a phone call come in which you couldn’t answer right away, but it’s important enough that you don’t want to forget to call back? The iPhone has a great solution to this common scenario, with the iPhone phone apps “Remind Me” feature. This “Remind Me” about a phone call feature is ... Read More

5 Super Easy Yet Useful Tricks for Mac

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 20:14
The Mac has a myriad of features available to make our computing lives easier and we cover them regularly, but here we will highlight five particularly simple yet incredibly useful tricks that Mac users can access and use. Some of these tips may be well known by power users, and others less known by everyone ... Read More

How to Turn Off & Close Dashboard in Mac OS

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 20:48
The Mac Dashboard is an under appreciated feature in Mac OS that offers a screen of little widgets for displaying things like the weather, dictionary, stocks, currency conversion, ski conditions, world clocks, and more. The Dashboard feature is kind of like what the latest iOS widget lock screen offers, but on the Mac. For whatever ... Read More