There are some that say that there is absolutely no need to use any means of an Anti-Virus or Anti-Malware solution on a Mac. Well, it’s a difficult topic to cover because it’s a yes and no situation. Compared to Windows there is only a fraction of known virus that can affect Mac OS X… but that does mean that there are viruses and malware out there that can affect Macs.
Ever wanted to quickly sync up that new song to your iOS device 2 minutes before you leave for work? I have, and in most cases I have to cancel the sync because… well instead of quickly just syncing my one song, iTunes decides that I should also have my genius results synced for all my 4000 songs. In this guide I’ll go through some tips and methods to speed up the way iTunes syncs.
Game Center is an app made by Apple that comes pre-installed on all new iPads, iPhones, iPod as well as Macs with Mountain Lion or higher.
As the name would imply, it’s a center place for all your games.
Game Center brings a social aspect to the way you play games and keep track of achievements as well as the leaderboards.
Have you ever gotten a message from the Apple iTunes Store saying:
The item you’ve requested is not currently available in the Canadian [your location] Store, but it is available in the U.S. Store [or whichever location].
Reminders is an app made by Apple that comes pre-installed on Macs with Mountain Lion as well as iPads, iPhones and iPods with iOS 5 and higher. Although it’s a simple app to use there are some features you may not know about that really make this app stand out. There are a multitude of task management apps out there in the App Store, and a lot of them have a lot of powerful features. Reminders was designed to be simple and easy to use without having a ton of features to choose from. Although when you know how to use all of Reminders features it can become a little more powerful. In this article we’ll go though some of features of the Reminders app, such as how to add location-based reminders and how to share your Reminders lists.
BootCamp Assistant is an application made by Apple that makes it easy to install and run Windows on a Mac. It’s not absolutely necessary to use the BootCamp Assistant however it does somewhat simply the process. It does this by automatically creating a separate partition on your hard drive and then uses that partition to run Windows on the Mac. The steps taken by BootCamp to install Windows on a Mac can also all be accomplished by using Disk Utility so we’ll go through both methods.
Have you ever seen the above icon on your Mac or iOS device? That’s the AirPlay icon, it shows up when there is an Apple TV or AirPlay compatible stereo system connected to the same Wi-Fi network. It can be used to mirror the screen of your Mac, iPod Touch, iPad and iPhone to your TV screen, or even to make it take a video that is playing on your iPad and have it play wirelessly to your Apple TV.