Image Capture: Free import tool on Mac OS X

Tons of people use iPhoto for importing pictures from their iPhones, iPod Touches, iPads and other digital cameras. But there is another alternative that...

iTunes Offers a High Efficiency Audio Codec

Keep it efficient! Included in iTunes 9 is the ability to encode audio using High Efficiency AAC. This is a special audio codec that...

Here’s how you’ll reinstall Lion without a disc

With all of Apple's announcements about Lion at WWDC, one was particularly paradigm-changing. Lion will be accessible only via the Mac App Store. This...

Siri’s mysterious blue underline, and what it means to you

I'm sure you've all noticed it at some point, but Siri is pretty dang cool. She's not quite as good at listening as, say,...

Get A Handle On Force Touch

If you are looking for a quick tutorial on 3D Touch, Gizmodo has you covered. Evernote is one I didn't realize was there, and the Shazam...

Remove white noise from your audio and video projects

Interested in doing a podcast, but can't figure out how to make your audio track listenable? If you've been trying to get yourself...

What is Bonjour

What exactly is Bonjour? You've probably heard about it. I know we've written about it a bit on Macgasm. But you might have...

Looking For An Adware Removal AppleScript?

Don’t kid yourself, Adware for the Mac is real, and it’s a giant, barely documented, pain in the ass. Thankfully for you, there are...

Checking Drive health in OS X from Terminal

In my quest to use VNC less, I've come across a pretty helpful command line application to check the health of my server's disk...

Tuesday Tips: Hide The QuickType Bar In iOS 8

New in iOS 8, the QuickType bar provides word suggestions based on what you're typing. It's a handy feature, even though it sometimes comes...

Getting Back to My Mac working with AT&T’s U-Verse’s Residental Gateway

A couple of weeks ago I switched my TV and Internet to AT&T’s U-Verse service.  If you're not familiar with AT&T U-Verse, they provide...

Change Default Quick Look Apps On The Fly

Dear Finder, please stop trying to open up my PHP in TextEdit from the Quick Look window. Is there anything more annoying when OS...