Hack your MacBook Air Software Reinstall Drive to install Lion

So I had this idea... What if we could replace the installer on your Macbook Air restore drive with the Lion installer? I got pretty...

Tuesday Tips: Turn Off Dashboard Altogether In Yosemite

For most of us, it's probably safe to say that Dashboard on our Macs is a little...forlorn. Sure, you may pop it open once...

Tip: See How Your Site Looks On Other Devices With Safari’s...

More and more Web designers are building websites to be "responsive"—that is, they'll adapt to show content in a format that's most appropriate for...

Adding a New Location to your $PATH Variable within Terminal

With Mac OS X being based on BSD Unix and being UNIX 03 Compliant you have many of the same features of Linux. ...

Make Your Mac Kid Friendly By Mastering Parental Controls

There are probably lots of things that you don't want your kids to access on your Mac. Your work documents. Questionable websites. Anything involving...

Terminal Tip: Scheduling an RSYNC based backup over SSH with a...

Over the last couple of weeks I've been struggling with our web server. You may have noticed extremely slow load times from now and...

Disk Utility: Burning a CD at a slower speed

Working as an IT manager can be a fun job, and sometimes it can be rather annoying. A co-worker brought their PC in...

How To Turn Your Music Off At Night With A Timer...

I listen to music every night before going to bed, but I need the music to stop playing so my battery doesn't drain needlessly....

Tuesday Tips: How To Delete A Passbook Card

If you're a frequent flier and iOS user, chances are you use Passbook to hold your mobile boarding passes. Passbook is great—it saves paper...

Screenshots. I get asked this at least once a week!

There are a number of ways in os x to take a screenshot, or print screen for you windows folk! To get a full...

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Feature: Software Update Server

One of the coolest features within Mac OS X Server is the ability to set up that server as a software update server. ...

How To Beat iMessage Down Time By Auto-Sending SMS Messages

We know everyone on the planet owns an iPhone (or so it seems), so iMessage—indicated by the blue bubbles we all know and love—is...