How to Make an OS X Recovery USB Drive

How to Make an OS X Recovery USB Drive It’s a good idea to have a bootable emergency drive on hand, just in case disaster strikes your Mac. An emergency drive (also referred to as an OS X Recovery Disk) can help you repair the hard disk, reinstall the operating system, and restore from a

How to BackUp Your iPhoto Library

How to BackUp Your iPhoto Digital photos are some of the most important and meaningful things you keep on your computer, and as with any important files, you should maintain current backups of them. If you’ve imported some or all of your photos into iPhoto ’11, you should also back up your iPhoto Library on

AppDelete 4.2: Tom’s Mac Software Pick

AppDelete 4.2: Tom’s Mac Software Pick AppDelete 4.2 from Reggie Ashworth is a utility for deleting applications from a Mac. Of course, Mac users are pretty much used to dragging an app to the trash and being done with thedeletion process. This method actually works pretty well for most apps, but there’s still likely to

Apple Seeds First OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite Beta to Developers With Mac Photos App

Mac Photos App     Apple today seeded the first beta of OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite to developers, just over a week after releasing OS X 10.10.2 to the public. OS X 10.10.3 includes the much anticipated Photos app for Mac. The new beta is available through the Software Update mechanism in the Mac App

Use the Notification Preference Pane to Control How OS X Presents Alerts to You

The Notification Center, introduced to the Mac in OS X Mountain Lion, provides a unified method for applications to provide you with status, updates, and other informational messages. The messages are organized in a single location that’s easy to access, use, and dismiss. The Notification Center is an outgrowth of a similar service originally introduced