Category: Mac & Apple

How to take screenshots on your Mac

If you’re relatively new to the Mac, you may not realize that OS X comes with a full suite of screenshot tools. Apple did a good job at hiding them, but once you know how to use OS X’s screenshot feature, it might just become an …

How to format a startup drive in El Capitan

With the release of El Capitan, Apple took the opportunity to give Disk Utility a facelift. You can still use the software to format a startup drive—it’s similar to the steps in the previous version. This how-to goes through the steps of formatting a startup drive …

How To Unlock Mac Without Apple / iCloud ID Password [Tip]

Want to diversify logins and use a different login password for your Mac than the one associated with your Apple/iCloud ID? Thankfully, it’s relatively easy to get involved with those intricacies and change the type of login password on your Mac. It would be pertinent to mention that …

How to leave the OS X beta program

This summer, Apple let every OS X user with a qualifying machine who wanted to opt into a public beta do so with a very few clicks. In fact, you still can: Visit the Apple Beta Software Program enrollment page, download an installer, and follow the …

Meet Beats Pill+, the first Beats speaker made under Apple

The $ 229 Bluetooth speaker goes on sale in November with better sound and a Lightning charger. Apple’s influence on Beats hasn’t been seen in the audio company’s products since last summer’s acquisition, until now. Beats is getting ready to release a brand new Bluetooth speaker …