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  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, October 16, 2017

    8:00am By Noemi Tasarra-Twigg
    Here is your weekly dose of free iOS apps to download. Have fun! Note: These apps are free as of this writing; they may go back to their regular price anytime so download the apps for free while you can.) Paid apps for free today Battleship Lonewolf – Space…
  • Photoshop Alternatives for macOS in 2017

    Thu 9:41am By Alexander Fox
    Photos is too weak, and Photoshop is too expensive. Surely there’s a middle-ground Photoshop alternative for macOS! Indeed, there are many Photoshop replacements. Let’s take a look at the best ones. A quick note before we jump in. For hobbyist…
  • How to Watch TV on Mac for Free – Safely

    Thu 8:30am By Apple Gazette
    It used to be that we all knew our MacBooks to be impenetrable. No virus would get through their robust defenses. We didn’t need to worry about malware or spyware. That was the domain of Windows users. Today, that’s arguable at best.  Remember the…
  • Gaming Comes to macOS with GeForce Now, for Free

    Tue 10:17pm By Alexander Fox
    A few weeks ago, we published a post about the state of Mac gaming, analyzing why macOS gaming has been so anemic. Because Macs are so different from their Windows counterparts, and because the market is so small in comparison, few developers have felt…
  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, October 9, 2017

    Oct 9, 2017, 8:00 am By Noemi Tasarra-Twigg
    Here is your weekly dose of free iOS apps to download. Have fun! Note: These apps are free as of this writing; they may go back to their regular price anytime so download the apps for free while you can.) Paid apps for free today The Abandoned Fight zombies…
  • Install Linux Software on a Mac with MacPorts

    Oct 5, 2017, 10:14 pm By Alexander Fox
    If you’re familiar with apt-get from Linux, then you know what a package manager does. It handles downloading, installing, updating and managing certain applications and their dependencies within the operating system. MacPorts is a command-line package…
  • Free Podcasting Software for macOS

    Oct 3, 2017, 6:18 pm By Alexander Fox
    Podcasts are a booming business, and tons of creatives are starting up their own spoken word empires. If you want to get started with your own podcast, you have plenty of software tools to choose from. Mac users in particular have plenty of options for…
  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, October 2, 2017

    Oct 2, 2017, 8:00 am By Noemi Tasarra-Twigg
    Here is your weekly dose of free iOS apps to download. Have fun! Note: These apps are free as of this writing; they may go back to their regular price anytime so download the apps for free while you can.) Paid apps for free today Cahoots! Cahoots! is the new…
  • Do Macs Need Antivirus Software?

    Sep 28, 2017, 2:00 pm By Alexander Fox
    Apple has frequently said that Macs don’t get infected by viruses. This is true, but not because macOS is inherently better than Windows. While the operating system does have some protections that can make viruses less powerful, that doesn’t…
  • Boot Option Shortcut Keys Cheatsheet for macOS

    Sep 26, 2017, 10:48 pm By Alexander Fox
    To access some specialized Mac features, you’ll need to hold down one or more keys during startup. These specialized boot option shortcut keys are crucial for troubleshooting and diagnosing your Mac. To use any of these boot keys, hold down the listed key or…
  • Top Casual iPad and iPhone Games of 2017

    Sep 26, 2017, 8:30 am By Apple Gazette
    Casual games are everywhere—literally; modern tablets and mobile phones make gaming accessible in any location. The App Store is filled with great titles for iOS. Below are eight of the best iPad and iPhone games to play in 2017. Or findable all the web on…
  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, September 25, 2017

    Sep 25, 2017, 8:00 am By Noemi Tasarra-Twigg
    Here is your weekly dose of free iOS apps to download. Have fun! Note: These apps are free as of this writing; they may go back to their regular price anytime so download the apps for free while you can.) Paid apps for free today kubic kubic is a unique…
  • How to Fix Cellular Data Problems on iPhone and iPad

    Sep 21, 2017, 9:33 pm By Alexander Fox
    Sometimes your cellular data will stop working on your iPhone or iPad. Of course, you might just be in a bad coverage area. But assuming this is not the case, there are a few things we can do that will often fix cellular data problems on your iPhone or iPad.…
  • Get Ready for Your New Phone With Totallee iPhone 8/8 Plus Cases

    Sep 20, 2017, 8:30 am By Noemi Tasarra-Twigg
    I don’t know about you, but in spite of the negative noise surrounding the iPhone 8/8 Plus’s demand, I am pretty sure that it will still fly off the shelves when it comes out. Sure, the iPhone X has its appeal (though I am still on the fence about it, to…
  • How Does Face ID Work?

    Sep 19, 2017, 8:12 pm By Alexander Fox
    Apple’s new Face ID technology appears only in the flagship iPhone X. This replaces Touch ID on that device, instead unlocking the phone via facial recognition. This has sparked some concern with users who have grown used to the speed and reliability of…
  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, September 18, 2017

    Sep 18, 2017, 8:00 am By Noemi Tasarra-Twigg
    It’s a good day for mobile gamers as most of today’s apps are games. Here is your weekly dose of free iOS apps to download. Have fun! Note: These apps are free as of this writing; they may go back to their regular price anytime so download the apps for…
  • Create a RAID Array on macOS Sierra

    Sep 14, 2017, 9:19 pm By Alexander Fox
    While the feature was removed in El Capitan, native software RAID has returned in macOS Sierra. You can access it through Disk Utility, and the graphical interface makes it easy to configure either RAID 1 or RAID 0. Which RAID? RAID stands for Redundant Array…
  • Why Do People Get Disappointed By Apple?

    Sep 12, 2017, 10:00 pm By Alexander Fox
    Today’s Apple launch event was the first held in the new Steve Jobs Theater. The sole purpose of the new auditorium seems to be holding Apple keynotes, according to Tim Cook’s touching introductory ode to Steve Jobs. It was an anniversary event in many…
  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, September 11, 2017

    Sep 11, 2017, 8:00 am By Noemi Tasarra-Twigg
    Here is your weekly dose of free iOS apps to download. Note: These apps are free as of this writing; they may go back to their regular price anytime so download the apps for free while you can.) Paid apps for free today Grocery List Shoppylist Pro With…
  • Repair Hard Disks with fsck on macOS

    Sep 7, 2017, 9:18 pm By Alexander Fox
    When your hard drive starts to fail, Disk Utility might not be powerful enough to save you. Instead, you might want to turn to one of the big guns: fsck. fsck, which stands for “File System Consistency Check,” is a command-line tool that reviews and…
  • 5 Awesome Note-taking Apps for College Students

    Sep 5, 2017, 4:00 pm By Alexander Fox
    College is a heady time. New places, new friends and new beginnings come with new challenges. Despite (or perhaps because of) excessive warnings about how “different” college will be from educators and parents, new college students are often overwhelmed by…
  • 5 Ways to Upgrade Apple Devices Without Spending Much Money

    Sep 5, 2017, 10:00 am By Apple Gazette
    So you’ve already got the full Apple kit – from a MacBook to the earbuds –  but you’re still not satisfied. Your Mac is already a few years old, your iPhone is chipped, and there’s a new model right around the corner. But as tempting as it is to…
  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, September 4, 2017

    Sep 4, 2017, 8:00 am By Noemi Tasarra-Twigg
    Here is your weekly dose of free iOS apps to download. Note: These apps are free as of this writing; they may go back to their regular price anytime so download the apps for free while you can.) Paid apps for free today 8bitWar: Necropolis 8bitWar puts your…
  • Improve Productivity with Regular Expressions

    Aug 31, 2017, 4:39 pm By Alexander Fox
    Computers are built to make repetitive tasks easier. And yet, all too often human operators spend hours on tasks that could easily be automated. If you have to manage a ton of data or files, you can improve your productivity with regular expressions. This…
  • The Best iOS Apps for Team Managers at Every Level

    Aug 31, 2017, 10:00 am By Apple Gazette
    Building an effective team takes more than just rounding up a random group of individuals. You need the best people, with the right set of talents and skills, and you need to be able to get them together at the right place and time, consistently.  You also…