iOS (previously iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system developed and distributed by Apple Inc. Originally released in 2007 for the iPhone, it has been extended to support other Apple devices such as the iPod Touch, iPad and second-generation Apple TV. Keeping the iOS (operating system) software updated on your iPad is a very good […]
Installing applications on Mac OS X is really easy compared to other devices. However, the approach taken can be confusing at first for many users. There are generally three basic steps when installing a piece of software; Acquire, Un-package, Install. In addition to the instructions presented here, software publishers usually give additional notes with their software that will help you more about the installation of their products.
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Apple regularly provide updates for the software that runs our iPhones, iPads and Macs, and it’s a good idea to install those updates. With iOS 6 you can do those updates without plugging the device into your Mac. Here’s how.
OmniOutliner is an excellent app that I use for all my ToDo lists and basic record-keeping where simple sums are handy, such as records of sales. I use it for note-taking and project outlines too. It’s powerful software, but here are some reasons I have it open all the time on my Mac.
Many new Macs don’t include an optical drive, so you can’t use CDs and DVDs. You could spend extra to buy a drive, but this Tip on making disk images could save you from that expense. Here’s how to make disk images from physical installation discs.