OS X

How to get San Francisco Font on your Mac right now

How to get San Francisco Font on your Mac right now

iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 are part of Apple’s upcoming releases, and there is much fanfare surrounding the launch. One notable feature however, can be had today, without the need to wait for its official release. The San Francisco Font came with the Apple Watch and is set to be a default font for the latest iOS and OS X versions

iOS 9, OS X 10.11 will use ‘San Francisco’ Apple Watch font

iOS 9, OS X 10.11 will use ‘San Francisco’ Apple Watch font

The font on iOS, which can be seen from the iPhone, to the iPad and down to the iPod touch, will be getting a refresh with iOS 9. Mac‘s upcoming OS X 10.11 update will also be getting the change, too, if a new report pans out.

Safari exploit lets hackers trick users into visiting spoof addresses

Safari exploit lets hackers trick users into visiting spoof addresses

Researchers have discovered a URL-spoofing exploit in Safari on both iOS and OS X that allows attackers to trick users into thinking they are visiting trusted websites when in actual fact they are visiting an entirely different address. The hack could be used for phishing and to distribute malware.

Hide your cluttered Mac desktop with a click

Hide your cluttered Mac desktop with a click

My Mac desktop is usually cluttered with documents, downloads, and photo thumbnails. Not only does this make it hard to find exactly what I am looking for, but it also looks like crap. Moreover, everyone can see what’s on your desktop, and sometimes that may not be the most ideal of circumstances. If you want to quickly hide your desktop or avoid its cluttered appearance, Shade is a great solution. 

Oculus VR pauses Rift OS X development ahead of Windows-only launch

Oculus VR pauses Rift OS X development ahead of Windows-only launch

Oculus VR today announced that it was halting the development of OS X components for its Rift headset, after expanding support for Apple’s desktop platform last year. Rather than dedicate additional time to OS X, Oculus said the company is going to focus on Windows as it prepares to launch its virtual reality hardware early next year.

Unknown Macs show up in Find My iPhone for some users

Unknown Macs show up in Find My iPhone for some users

Some iCloud users are finding that unknown or old Macs are showing up in the Find My iPhone web app, according to reports on Twitter. In some cases, users have the ability to remotely lock and erase computers they don’t own, which makes it a pretty serious issue.

How to run Windows 10 on Mac for free with VirtualBox for OS X

How to run Windows 10 on Mac for free with VirtualBox for OS X

I haven’t used a Windows PC, willingly, for a few years. Windows 8 is one of the most frustrating operating systems I have come across. However, there is an occasion or two where having Windows would be beneficial. Mac users that may need Windows can install Windows 10 on their devices right now — for free.

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.

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.