The Apps Keeping me on macOS (2018 update)

Just under a year ago, I wrote this piece about the apps that were keeping me on a Mac over a Windows or Linux PC. Now that’s a year later and I’m more than a little smitten with the iPad Pro, I thought it would be interesting to

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Setting Up (and Quickly Reverting) a Hackintosh

The screenshot at the top of this post doesn’t make a lot of sense. Look as hard as you like, but you will not find an iMac with those specs. The reason for this is that I tried to “Hackintosh” a PC yesterday to see how that whole process

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Skating to where the puck is going to…aw crap!

“Skate to where the puck is going to be.” That’s a classic line Apple fans like to quote when talking about the company. I’m sure it induces epic eye rolls from Apple detractors, but I think it is an accurate representation of what the company aspires to achieve.

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The apps keeping me on macOS

There is talk in the industry right now of people switching to Windows because Apple has “given up on the Mac” and I wanted to look at the apps that are keeping me on the Mac at this point. I just opened my Applications folder and noted each

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My Mac History

I just bought a new Mac a few weeks ago and was thinking back on my personal Mac history. I've been a Mac user since I was 9 years old, and I have been almost completely loyal since then (I did own an HP for a year or so, but

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Apple Could Learn Something from Windows 10's Multiple Desktops

I finally upgraded my work PC to Windows 10 a few weeks ago (from Win8, shudder) and the move has been a success overall. Outside of taking almost 4 hours to complete the upgrade, everything is running smoothly. The new operating system has a few features I like, but the

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How to Max out All CPUs on a Mac (from the Terminal)

Have you ever needed to max out all your CPU cores? You landed on this page, so I suspect you have a good reason! Let’s just get right to it. You want to open up the Terminal app (found in Applications>Utilities, or just use Spotlight) and paste

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Should You Install the iOS and OS X Public Betas?

I'll once again open this post like I always do: NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO However, my "NOOOO…" is a little more mild this time compared to my suggestions for the first 2 iOS and Os X betas. Below I lost my recommendations for whether you should install each beta for the iPhone, iPad,

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