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How to Uninstall Apps on Mac OS X

Like on a PC, most of your Mac's software lives in the same place on your computer. Unlike on Windows, however, uninstalling apps isn't done by the computer, it...

How to Make GIFs on Mac

If you want to start making your own GIFs and join the ranks of other high-class internet users, here's how to make GIFs on Mac. You can't go a day without s...
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How to Set Up a New MacBook

Did you just get a brand new MacBook? Whether it's a MacBook Air, MacBook Pro or the new MacBook Apple revived in early 2015 with the new keyboard technology ...

How to Run Windows on Mac for Free

While many people choose to buy a Mac for one reason or another - Apple's hardware design is an oft-quoted reason - there comes a time for many of those people ...

How to Download Older OS X Versions

Just because you're running the latest version of OS X doesn't mean that you can't downgrade to older versions. Here's how and where to download older OS X vers...

Games for Mac: How to Play PC Games on Mac

One of the first things a lot of people look for, once they get over the 'newness' of unboxing a new MacBook and switching on OS X for the first time, is how t...

How to Right Click on Mac

Despite the fact that today's MacBooks have - bar none - the best trackpads in the computer industry, they continue to be confusing for people new the Mac platf...

How to Take Screenshots on Mac OS X

Whether you're new to OS X or a long time Mac veteran, it can be difficult to understand the Mac's screenshot functionality. Fortunately, figuring out how to us...

How to Backup a Windows 10 PC

Every time someone buys a Windows PC, they’re encouraged to get virus protection. This has become a standard practice because for years, Windows users were ba...

How to Turn Off Autocorrect on Mac OS X

Here's how to turn off autocorrect on your Mac to avoid embarrassment and frustration.  While autocorrect has been a boon - and occasional source of embarrassm...

How to Delete Windows.Old in Windows 10

For years -- decades depending on who you ask -- Microsoft handled upgrades in a pretty unfriendly way. Originally, upgrading your operating system was a one-wa...
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10 Things to Try in Mac OS X El Capitan

Mac OS X El Capitan has added a bunch of new features and tweaks to make your Mac better than ever.  A lot of OS X El Capitan enhancements can be easy to miss...

How to Set a Screen Saver Password on Mac

It's pretty easy to set a password for your Mac and have your computer require the password to log on, but here's how to set a screen saver password that requir...