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How to Customize Folder and Application Icons in OS X

Posted Tue by  / 
Topics: Tech Tips

How To Change Folder & App Icons on a Mac

Did you know that there is the ability to change an icon for an application or folder on Mac OS X? In this blog post, we will be going over the instructions on how to change the icons in OS X. This can be a useful feature if you want to add a logo for a folder to stand out from the rest of them.


Using a Credit or Debit Card Online? Stay Safe With SSL

Posted Tue by  / 
Topics: Tech Tips

What is SSL?Do you make purchases over the Internet with your credit or debit card? If so, you will want to make sure that your card numbers are safe from getting stolen over the Internet. With more money and more transactions taking place online, it is important to stay safe while buying the things you need.


Need to Run a Virtual Machine? Check out VMware Fusion

Posted Tue by  / 
Topics: Tech Tips, Reviews

What is VMware Fusion

If you are looking to integrate a Mac into your business and have applications that only run on Windows, or if you are wanting to run Windows alongside your Mac at home, check out VMware Fusion. VMware Fusion’s current version as of this post is 8, and it has support for OSX  El Capitan and Windows 10.


How to Password Protect Your Notes in Apple’s Notes App

Posted May 11 by  / 
Topics: Tech Tips

How To Password Protect Notes in the Notes App

The ability to password protect notes in the Apple Notes app was added in iOS 9.3 and OS X 10.11.4. If you keep sensitive information such as passwords in your notes, you may be interested in knowing how to protect them from getting into the wrong hands by adding a password to the note. Follow along as we walk you through password protecting Notes in iOS and OS X.


Zip Files: What Are They & How Do I Open One?

Posted May 11 by  / 
Topics: Tech Tips

What is a Zip File?

Have you ever received an email with a .zip attachment and not know what it was? Maybe you were trying to upload some documents and the requesting site asked for them to be in a .zip format. A Zip file is a  file type which has been compressed in order to make the file smaller in storage size.


Apple Announces 2016 Worldwide Developer's Conference

Posted Apr 19 by  / 
Topics: Rumors, News

Apple announces 2016 WWDC

Apple’s WWDC, Worldwide Developer's Conference, has been announced for June 13 -  17, 2016. During previous WWDC keynotes, Apple has announced new products, software and services. Let's take a look at possible things Apple could announce at this year's keynote.


How to See Which Apps Use the Most Data

Posted Apr 16 by  / 
Topics: Tech Tips

How to See Which Apps Use the Most Data

Have you ever wondered which apps are using the most data? It can be helpful to know if you frequently exceed you monthly data allowance. Luckily for iPhone users, iOS contains settings that can shed light on the elusive concept of data usage and show you which of your apps are using the most data.


Forgot to Restore from an iCloud Backup?

Posted Apr 13 by  / 
Topics: Tech Tips

Forgot to Restore Your iCloud Backup?
In the process of setting up a new or restored iOS device, you will be prompted to either set the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch up as a new device, or restore from a backup. If you meant to restore your device from a backup but accidentally passed by that option in the setup process, do not worry. There is a way to easily restore the device from your backup, even after you finish the initial iOS setup.


How to Use Search Engines

Posted Apr 13 by  / 
Topics: Tech Tips

 How to Use Search Engines

Are you new to the Internet?  First thing's first, congratulations for giving it a try! Here is a guide for getting started searching the web and finding different Internet results.


App Review: Mactracker

Posted Apr 5 by  / 
Topics: Reviews, Apps

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Have you ever wanted to find out the maximum amount of RAM your Mac can have? Maybe you want to find out the maximum operating system that your computer can upgrade to. Mactracker is an app that offers all that information and more.

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