37 Results for



Address poor battery life in OS X Mavericks

While Mavericks has increased battery life for the most part, as with past versions of OS X, at times certain processes may bog down and cut expected lifetime significantly short.

By February 22, 2014


Marc Benioff's teenage affair with the Macintosh

guest post Six months after watching Apple's 1984 Super Bowl commercial, the 19-year-old future Salesforce.com CEO was a summer intern at Apple writing a sample game, "Raid on Armonk."

By January 24, 2014


Troubleshooting sleep in OS X

Several settings and system features govern the sleep mode in OS X and can prevent normal system sleep if either in use or used incorrectly.

By August 29, 2012


General troubleshooting steps for OS X

When troubleshooting Mac problems it helps to be able to isolate where the problem is occurring. Here are some steps to follow that can help you do this.

By September 22, 2011


Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

MacFixIt Answers is a weekly feature in which we answer questions e-mailed in by our readers. We welcome alternative approaches and views from readers and encourage you to post your own suggestions in the comments.

By June 16, 2011


Study: Doctors choosing iPhone over BlackBerry

Ninety-four percent of physicians interviewed for an end-user study say they use smartphones to access medical information, and manage personal and business work flows.

By July 27, 2010


Utilities try to get smarter about selling smart grid

Having seen the backlash around smart meters, utility executives say that for the smart grid to work, consumers need better tools to control their home energy.

By June 25, 2010


Sony Ericsson MDS-70 home audio system

If you're looking for a decent speaker system to accompany your Walkman phone, there are few better options than the Sony Ericsson HDS-70 home audio system. Although its bulk limits its portability, it offers great sound quality and attractive features.

May 21, 2008


Addressing extensively accessed hard drives in OS X

Depending on how you use your Mac, you may start finding that the hard drive is being used quite a bit, even when you are not running any applications.

By February 17, 2010


Finder scrolling or icon resizing choppy?

You may run into an issue where when scrolling through your documents the scrolling behavior is jerky and choppy.

By December 7, 2009