Custom Lock Screen Message

Custom Lock Screen Message

To set a Mac lock screen message, head to System Preferences > Security & Privacy > General. Click the padlock icon in the lower-left section of the screen and authenticate as an administrative user. Find and check the box “Show a message when the screen is locked” and then clickSet Lock Message. In the text box(…)

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Top Mac OS X Screensavers

Top Mac OS X Screensavers

ToasterClone A (relatively) modern remake of the classic “Flying Toasters” screen saver from the After Dark collection. There have been many remakes of this screen saver, and ToasterClone isn’t the best, but it’s one of the only ones that works past OS X Snow Leopard.   RedPill Matrix Screen Saver A classic Matrix-like screen saver(…)

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Apple Event Live Streaming

Apple Event Live Streaming

   

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Mac

Mac

Get Mac News, Reviews, Updates, Tips, Support or Apps right from your Mac OS X Desktop. ↓ Download  

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MacApps

MacApps

Get Mac Apps, Reviews, Tips and News right from your Mac OS X Desktop. ↓ Download  

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MacMusic

MacMusic

Get Music, Apps, Tips and News right from your Mac OS X Desktop. ↓ Download  

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MacSaver

MacSaver

Get Beautiful Screensavers and Apps right from your Mac OS X Desktop. ↓ Download  

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Apple

Apple

Stay in touch with Apple.com right from your Mac OS X Desktop. ↓ Download  

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MacTips

MacTips

Get Mac OS X Tips and Tricks right from your Mac OS X Desktop. ↓ Download  

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MacDesktop

MacDesktop

Get Desktop Enhancements and Customization right from your Mac OS X Desktop. ↓ Download  

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Mac101

Mac101

Get one to one with your Mac right from your Mac OS X Desktop. ↓ Download  

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MenuBars

MenuBars

Get Super Smart Apps for the Mac OS X Menu Bar right from your Mac OS X Desktop. ↓ Download  

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⬇ MacDownloads

⬇ MacDownloads

Find Mac OS X Downloads, Updates and Support right from your Mac OS X Desktop. ↓ Download  

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TheDashboard

TheDashboard

This is the simplest way to find and download Mac OS X Dashboard Widgets right from your Desktop. ↓ Download

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Notification Center Widgets

Notification Center Widgets

Apple’s newly released OS X Yosemite allows third-party apps to include interactive Notification Center widgets, and AppleInsider offers a look at some of the best and most useful widgets you can install on your Mac right now. Adding and removing widgets looks very similar to the iOS 8 counterpart. Simply open the Notification Center, click(…)

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Automatic Updates

Automatic Updates

Your Mac notifies you when updates are available for OS X or software you’ve purchased from the Mac App Store.Always Update In OS X Yosemite, you can tell your Mac to automatically install updates as needed. The first time updates are ready, Yosemite gives you the option to always update automatically. If you click Turn(…)

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Scanner Tips

Scanner Tips

Learn about using a scanner in OS X so that you can scan text documents, photographs, and so forth into files on your Mac. Note: Your scanner may be part of a multi-function printer; see Printing for details about managing printers.Tips for scanning in OS X Check the list of supported scanners for the model of scanner you are about to connect(…)

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AirPrint Tips

AirPrint Tips

With AirPrint, it’s easy to deliver full quality photo and document printing from your iOS and OS X apps. Just select an AirPrint printer on your local network to print from your favorite iOS or OS X app. AirPrint is built into most popular printer models. AirPrint features include easy discovery, automatic media selection, and(…)

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Printing in OS X

Printing in OS X

Adding A Printer For most USB printers, all you have to do is connect the printer to your Mac. OS X automatically sees the printer, and downloads any drivers if necessary. Then, you’re ready to print. Before you begin Before adding a printer to your Mac, check the following: Choose Software Update from the Apple menu to(…)

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Menu Bar Tips

Menu Bar Tips

The menu bar at the top of your Mac’s display acts as a convenient tray on which Apple serves you menus of your current app to the left along with more static status icons to the right. In addition, many third-party apps — Dropbox and Skip Tunes to name but two — install icons in(…)

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FaceTime Tips

FaceTime Tips

FaceTime for Mac makes it easy to talk, smile and laugh with friends and family on their iPhone 4, iPad 2, iPod touch or Mac. Getting started is quick and easy — simply enter your Apple ID and you’re ready to go. Whether you’re talking to someone on an iPhone or on another Mac, video calls(…)

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Messages Tips

Messages Tips

Message is the built-in chat client included with OS X. You can use it to send messages using iMessage, or one of many third party messaging services. Setting up accounts If you have an Apple ID, you already have an iMessage account you can use to send and receive messages. Your Apple ID is usually(…)

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Continuity Tips

Continuity Tips

Connect your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac using Continuity Continuity lets you seamlessly move between your iPhone, iPad, and Mac, or use them together. Continuity features include Handoff, Phone Calling, Instant Hotspot, and SMS. You can start an email or document on iPhone, for example, and then pick up where you left off on(…)

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iPhone Support

iPhone Support

Get iPhone Support right in to your Mac OS X Dashboard. ↓ Download  

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