Apple is back with exciting new innovations at WWDC 2013

Apple’s giant annual developer conference, WWDC 2013, is currently in progress, but we have reached a point where I think we can officially say that Apple is back. Like keynotes from their glory days, this keynote was chock full of surprises and gasps that get you excited about what is coming in the Apple ecosystem. […]

How to find out if your Mac is infected with malware

One of the favorite Mac vs. PC myths is “PCs are slow, they always crash, and get viruses!” The corollary to that would be “Macs never get viruses.” That’s getting harder to say with a straight face. In April, research firm Sophos released a study that found one in five Macs was infected with malware. […]

Review: Elmedia Player for Mac

It’s no secret that Macs have a problem with media playback, shipping with extremely limited options available. Some media files are simply unplayable without third party software. That’s part of the reason why players like VLC have become so popular (it’s the only player I will use). But where’s the fun in that? Where are […]

Take Your To Do List to the Command Line

If you’re serious about your to do list and want to be sure that you can use it in the future, then you should think about embracing your inner geek by 1) going text only, and 2) doing everything at the command line. The best way to do that is with Todo.txt. Hold On … […]

How to Close Pidgin Chat Windows with the Escape Key

Pidgin (formerly known as Gaim) is a free, multi-protocol instant messaging application for Windows, Mac, and Linux.  Pidgin is highly customizable and supports popular instant messaging networks like Google Talk, MSN/Windows Live Messenger, AIM, Yahoo! Chat, and can connect to services like Facebook Chat through plugins (or directly through the XMPP messaging protocol). In recent […]

A Not-So-In-Depth Review of Apple’s Snow Leopard

Apple’s brand new operating system, Mac OS X version 10.6 Snow Leopard, was released Friday, August 28, 2009. We’ll take a look at some of the new “features” of the OS, and what you can expect when upgrading. Some Mildly Important Info: If you’re looking for a really ridiculously detailed review of Snow Leopard, by […]