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.
Not everybody uses RSS feed readers the same way. Some want a desktop RSS client, others want a browser extension and others prefer online RSS readers. Because of that it’s difficult to decide which RSS feed reader is the best, so instead let’s go through the best RSS clients for all of those cases.
Well this started off as just a test to satisfy my own curiosity. I wasn’t sure if it was possible to boot & run Mac OS X Mountain Lion from my old iPod, so I figured I’d give it a shot and see if it worked. 4 hours later, I was running Mac OS X from my iPod. As a matter of fact as I write this article I’m booted into my iPod Classic.
Do you have an old iPod Classic lying around just collecting dust? If so, why not put it to use. Most of the old iPod Classics have a lot of hard drive space, for instance mine is over 7 years old and has a whopping 80GB of space. It’s scratched up, has been dropped more time than I can remember, but still works like a charm as an external portable drive. It also doesn’t hurt than it’s small enough to fit in your pocket.
What would happen if you only use one password for all your online accounts, and someone got ahold of that password?
Making a habit of creating strong passwords is very important, the problem with strong passwords is they tend to be difficult to remember, especially if you create a unique one for all your accounts.