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How to tile windows on your Mac

How to tile windows on your Mac

I know this may be controversial, but Windows does have one feature that Mac’s are sorely missing — organizing and tiling windows. Multitasking and trying to use multiple apps at the same time on a Mac sucks and it’s one of my biggest gripes with Apple. Nevertheless, there are some third-party options that can help you manage your myriad of application windows.

Having annoying networking or Wi-Fi issues with your Mac? Try this fix

Having annoying networking or Wi-Fi issues with your Mac? Try this fix

OS X Yosemite brought lots of new features and improvements to the Mac, but it introduced some frustrating Wi-Fi and networking issues, too. Apple still hasn’t fixed the worst one, despite a number of software updates — but there is a simple workaround you can follow to restore connectivity.

How to use Facebook Messenger on your Mac using Messages App

How to use Facebook Messenger on your Mac using Messages App

If you’re not chatting with your friends or coworkers on Google Chat (gchat), you’re probably using Facebook Chat while at work. In order to use Facebook chat on your computer, you must be logged into Facebook.com, which is never really a good look if your boss walks by. However, if you are running OS X Yosemite, you can use the Messages app to have your Facebook conversations instead.

How to record your iPhone or iPad screen on a Mac

How to record your iPhone or iPad screen on a Mac

If you have ever wanted to record a video of the screen on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch you’ve probably searched for an application that will allow you to do so. But if you have an Apple computer with OS X Yosemite and an iOS 8 device, you can record video from your iDevice using QuickTime.

Apple publishes support article for setup problems with 12-inch Retina MacBook

Apple publishes support article for setup problems with 12-inch Retina MacBook

Early adopters of Apple’s new, 12-inch Retina MacBook are running into freezing issues when setting up the machine for the first time. As a result, Apple has published a support article with a couple of workarounds that’ll help you get past that spinning beachball.

Apple failed to fix ‘Rootpipe’ security vulnerability in OS X 10.10.3

Apple failed to fix ‘Rootpipe’ security vulnerability in OS X 10.10.3

According a report from Forbes, which cites a former NSA staffer, the latest OS X 10.10.3 update has failed to fix the major security flaw that it was actually released for.

Yosemite gets enhanced 4K, support for Dell’s 5K monitor with OS X 10.10.3

Yosemite gets enhanced 4K, support for Dell’s 5K monitor with OS X 10.10.3

While Apple’s new Photos app and a ton of new emoji stole the limelight when OS X 10.10.3 rolled out to the public last week, there were a number of significant changes under the hood that went unnoticed — including enhanced 4K compatibility, support for Dell’s 5K monitor, and a new protocol that delivers faster SSD performance.

Macs continue to see sales growth despite decline in U.S. PC shipments

Macs continue to see sales growth despite decline in U.S. PC shipments

Gartner is a good source of information when it comes to shipments and sales, and according to a new report from the firm, Apple’s Mac continues to see positive growth.

Apple releases OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 with all-new Photos app

Apple releases OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 with all-new Photos app

As expected, Apple has released OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite, which includes the all-new Photos app along with several other improvements.

New Apple patent again hints at mid-air gesture controls for Macs

New Apple patent again hints at mid-air gesture controls for Macs

Apple has been granted a new patent that again confirms its exploration into mid-air gesture controls that could one day change the way we interact with our Macs. The patent describes a 3D mapping system that is capable of recognizing human hand gestures with great accuracy.