Mac OS X

How to Burn a DVD on a Mac

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I’ve already talked about how you can burn CDs and DVDs in Windows, so now it’s time to learn how to burn discs in OS X. It’s worth noting that even though you can burn Blu-ray discs in Windows, you can’t in OS X because no Mac computers include built-in Blu-ray support. This really isn’t […]

How to Burn an ISO File using Mac OS X

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Looking for a way to burn an ISO image file to a CD or DVD on your Mac? Luckily, just as you can mount and burn ISO images files in Windows 8/10 without additional software, you can also do the same thing in OS X. There are a couple of different ways you can burn […]

View Saved Wi-Fi (WPA, WEP) Passwords on OS X

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Just about everybody who has a laptop has probably connected to several different wireless networks over the course of time. I tend to travel a lot and take my laptop with me everywhere I go, so I literally have over a hundred wireless networks stored on my Mac. This is great because I can easily […]

Fix “Cannot Install the Software for Printer” on OS X

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Recently, I connected an old HP Officejet Pro 8500 to my network and tried to add the printer to my Macbook Pro running OS X Mountain Lion. I was able to install the printer fine on my PC, but when I tried to add the printer to OS X, I got the following error message: […]

Fix “Security Code Invalid” Error in iTunes

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Recently, my wife was trying to buy something on iTunes from her iPhone and she was asked to verify the billing information. When she tried to enter the security code on the back of the credit card, she would just keep getting “Security Code Invalid” even though it was perfectly correct. The odd thing was […]

Quickly Empty the Trash in OS X using Terminal

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For some reason, emptying the trash in OS X has always been a slow process, especially if you have a lot of files there. I tanked a huge folder that had over 10,000 items in it and it took a whopping 30 minutes to trash it! There isn’t too much you can do about this […]

Install Mac OS X Lion on PC Using VMware Virtualization

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Previously, we posted a tutorial on how to install Mac OS X Snow Leopard on PC. While the process is mostly similar for installing OS X Lion, it is a bit different too. Here, we will detail the steps needed to install Lion on PC, using virtualization software such as VMware Workstation or VMware Player. […]

Fix Mac Safari YouTube Black Screen Blank Players

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A common issue with Mac computers and the Safari Internet browser is that sometimes YouTube videos display incorrectly: just a black screen or a black player window. Luckily, if YouTube videos aren’t loading correctly for you, the solution is quite easy. These next two steps should get you on your way to watching videos again in […]

How to Use Windows 7 with Boot Camp

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Installing Windows 7 on your Mac using Boot Camp is a great way to get full performance out of both operating systems. Boot Camp works by partitioning your Mac’s hard drive to use two operating systems, in this case, OS X and Windows 7. Thus, when you use Windows 7 with Boot Camp, you are […]