The desktop on your Mac serves multiple purposes, as both a representation of the Desktop folder contents in your home directory, and as a location to access computer resources, such as hard drives and mounted network shares. These make the desktop a convenient place to store temporary work, and organize commonly-accessed files; however, there may be times when items you know should be on the desktop are missing. Continue reading
If you recently purchased an AppleTV, then its possible you may receive an e-mail from Apple requesting you ship the system back to Apple for a replacement. For unknown reasons besides mention of a faulty component, Apple has initiated the recall, and is offering affected users an iTunes gift card for the inconvenience. Continue reading
If you have purchased the MacKeeper utility suite for your Mac and are finding it does not perform its functions as advertised, then you can now make a claim for a refund of your purchase.
MacKeeper has developed a reputation as one of the more notorious software packages for OS X, which offers tools for repairing, cleaning, and securing Mac OS systems. Continue reading
The Gatekeeper feature in OS X is a security measure that adds a layer of protection by only allowing Apple-approved apps to run, be they either from members of Apple’s developer community, or apps that are distributed in the App Store. This feature should be enabled by default, but if desired you can change Gatekeeper’s behavior, or disable it altogether. However, some OS X 10.10 users have found that after a while, Gatekeeper may re-enable automatically. Continue reading
When it comes to developing code, if you have limited English knowledge then you might find yourself not only frustrated with the programming logic, but also the fact that you will have to pick up enough English to understand what is being typed. However, with Apple’s new easy-to-learn programming language Swift, a new project has translated the language into Mandarin Chinese, making it easier to pick up for people who speak this language with not much English. Continue reading