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If you’ve installed OS X Yosemite, you might be enjoying all the new features. Then again, you might not be.
For every cord cutter. Watch classic TV shows – like The Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Twilight Zone – or beloved cult classics – like The Weird Al Show and Mystery Science Theatre 3000 – free of charge.
Thinking about using Safari on your Mac, but worried you might lose features and bookmarks? Here’s a quick guide to comfortably moving to Apple’s web browser, without missing out.
Want Windows 8 running on your Mac, but don’t know where to start? Let us show you how.
They break your focus, get in the way and sometimes baffle you. Why won’t these pop ups go away?
There’s a surprising number of things your Mac can do out of the box, if you only know how.
Microsoft encourages you to use the Windows 8 default calendar app. We show you how to access Google Calendar in Windows 8 the easy way.
So you set your Mac up with a second monitor, which was really exciting – but now you’ve no idea what to do with all that space.
You’ve probably heard it before: Macs may cost more, but they hold their value. Is this true, and if so why?
Yik Yak is an app that lets anyone post anonymous messages visible only to others nearby. But what does Yik Yak actually do?
Kids don’t watch channels; they watch shows. Worse, TV channels have been an obstacle for comprehensive coverage of live sports events. Sling doesn’t solve that.
Play retro DOS games in a couple of clicks, thanks to The Internet Archive.
This web app makes improving yourself actually addictive. Whether you’re just starting out your quest or are a long-time adventurer, learn to use it better with these insider tips.
Starting your day the email way is regularly put down – even though most of us do it. Is checking email after waking up really so bad?
If you really want to improve yourself, consider making a habit of giving away your time and money regularly. It’s not intuitive, but it will probably pay off.
A good chunk of your income goes to scheduled monthly expenses – and you’re just barely keeping up. With a little tech savvy, you can get those expenses down and save thousands every year.
One simple command from you and software will be downloaded and installed automatically. Magic? No. Chocolatey – the apt-get equivalent for Windows.
Any tool designed to make blogging easier needs to really focus on the writing experience. You only need glance at Desk for Mac see that the developer understands this.
From hiding the menubar when certain applications are open to embedding Instagram images within the official Twitter app, you can do things with EasySIMBL you probably didn’t know were possible.
It’s that time of the year: all the gifts you bought for family and friends are being delivered, and you need to make sure they all make it to you before the holidays.
Keyboard shortcuts aren’t just for desktop apps: your favourite web apps use them too. From Gmail to Trello, from Facebook to Twitter, learning keyboard shortcuts is the easiest way to do everything faster.