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Records for Mac adds support for OS X El Capitan

Records, an app that lets you create fully-customizable databases on your Mac, has been updated to version 1.0.5. This update adds support for OS X …

8 Things to Do Before Installing OS X El Capitan

8 Things to Do Before Installing OS X El Capitan is a post by Craig Lloyd from Gotta Be Mobile.OS X El Capitan will release next week on September …

DIY Bookshelf Projects - 5 You Can Make in a Weekend

Groucho Marx’s famous quote, “Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read,” has been printed on many a …

Living Rooms

11 ways to speed up your Mac

New MacBooks are very tempting, but upgrading a machine that can easily be salvaged makes no sense.<p>Here are some simple, free ways to speed up your Mac.

How to get ready for your iOS 9 upgrade the right way

Whether you’re getting a new iPhone 6s or not, you’re going to want to upgrade to iOS 9 to take advantage of everything Apple’s new mobile operating system has to offer.<p>iOS 9 is ready to revolutionize your mobile life, but there are a few things you should do before making the leap. Here’s how to …

Apps

Make your MacBook chime like an iPhone when you plug it in to charge

The iPhone and iPad have made a cute little chime noise when plugged it into charge since their inception, but the Mac has no such noise as it uses the MagSafe light indicators to show charging status. This changed with the new 12-inch Retina MacBook which doesn’t have MagSafe so it uses the iOS …

OS X

Word for Mac 2016: How to use the best new features

Mastering the new Word for Mac<p>After an extended public beta period earlier this year, Microsoft finally took the wraps off Office 2016 for Mac - …

10 Cool DIY Home Improvements for $20 or Less

If you have an extra weekend and $20 burning a hole in your pocket, then a DIY home improvement project may be just what the doctor ordered. We've …

Home Improvement

Browse Many Images Easier with Split View in Photos for Mac OS X

The standard viewing window of Photos app in Mac OS X shows a series of thumbnails for each image, and if you double-click on any particular image it …

Operating Systems

Pages for Mac: 13 time-saving tips

Apple's Pages is a solid starting point for anyone looking to do a little writing or page layout, and while the program is pretty simple, it packs …

8 DIY Home Projects

Giving your home a makeover doesn’t have mean spending tons<br>of money. With cooler weather ahead, and the kids heading back to school, it<br>will soon be …

Crafting

11 Creative DIY Projects Using Paint Chips

<i>By: Mady Dahlstrom, Content Editor for Porch.com</i><p>For those of you who are DIY-obsessed and crafty home remodelers, we can bet you have a stack of paint chips hidden in the back of a drawer or closet at home. If not, you can always hit up your local hardware store to pick out your favorite colors. …

Using these 10 apps will help your MacBook run faster and more efficiently

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock MacBooks are widely regarded as some of the highest-quality laptops on the market; the Air is king of the hill in most …

15 Elegant And Delicate DIY Project Ideas For Beginners

It is a difficult decision the one of choosing the first DIY project to start with. There are tons of ideas out there that seem appealing and easy …

Crafting

Give Your Workspace a Refresh With This DIY Mousepad

Not all of us are heading back to school this month, but we all should probably kick the productivity back into gear now that summer is ending. In true Brit + Co fashion, we’re motivating ourselves by beautifying our workspaces with DIY decor. Even if it’s small changes like a hanging planter or …

How To Find the WiFi Password on Mac OS X

I've MBP 13" laptop. How can I find out the Wifi password on Mac OS X using command line and GUI options?

Command-line

How to install El Capitan safely on your Mac right now

If you’ve got an Apple developer account and a Mac, you might want to instal the latest OS X 10.11, better known as El Capitan, onto your machine right now.<p>Until it’s out of beta, though, you might want to consider installing it on a second partition of your Macintosh, in case things get wonky. It …

Operating Systems

How-To: Shoot Epic Landscape Photos Of the Night Sky

Growing up in New Jersey, photographer Ben Canales didn't have a lot of stars to look at. Now, however, he spends many nights out in the cold with …

Review: Magnet window manager for OS X

The ability to snap windows side-by-side has been one of my most missed features since switching from Microsoft Windows years ago. Fortunately, there …

How to Stop Photos Opening Automatically on Mac OS X when iPhone or Camera Connects

The Mac Photos app defaults to automatically launch whenever an iPhone, digital camera, or SD memory media card connects to the computer. This …

Operating Systems

How to Quickly Type Emoji on Mac with a Keyboard Shortcut

If you use Emoji characters often in OS X, you’ll enjoy knowing there is a very fast keystroke to immediately access a special Mac Emoji character …

Operating Systems

How To Reset Mac OS X Launchpad Layout To Default Settings

If you’ve ever found yourself in a situation where the OS X Launchpad needs a quick refresh to default settings, then here’s how to do it.<p>The Mac OS …

How would you change Photos for OS X?

Photos for OS X brings Apple's new, system-live image and video service to the Mac.That meant an end to Apple's traditional photography tools, iPhoto …

How to change display settings on your Mac

The procedure is different depending on what sort of screen you have connected to your Mac: built-in or external.<p>How to change the resolution of your …

365-Gigapixel Panorama of Mont Blanc Becomes the World’s Largest Photo

Say hello to the new largest photo in the world. An international team led by photographer Filippo Blengini has published a gigantic panoramic …

Tip of the Day: Use iTunes to Sync Photos to Your Device

While iCloud Photo Library has generally replaced iTunes for syncing photos between your computer and your iPhone or iPad, you can still opt to use the iTunes software. I can think of a couple reasons you may want to do this. If you'd like to keep a limited selection of your photos on your device …

iCloud