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TaiG for Mac with iOS 8.4 jailbreak support is now available for download

The moment many Mac users have been waiting for has finally arrived as TaiG team has released their popular TaiG tool for Mac and it is now available for download. The tool just as its Windows counterpart, which was released more than a month ago allows users to untethered jailbreak iOS 8.4 and earlier versions...

How to use Split View in OS X El Capitan

Split View is one of the most awaited features of Mac, and finally it is here with the OS X El Capitan. In case you are unfamiliar with this new feature, Split View allows you to run two apps side by side in a full screen view. It could be quite useful when you are working on a document in a text editor app while searching related content on your browser. It is a really useful addition to OS X, but unfortunately...

How to auto hide and show menu bar in OS X El Capitan

OS X El Capitan mainly focuses on bug fixes and performance improvements but it also brings some new and useful options to the table. Auto hide and show for menu bar is one of the new options. Yes, you can now hide the menu bar that appears at the top of your Mac’s screen. You can bring it back by moving cursor to the top much like how auto hide feature works for Dock. It gives you full screen like experience...

How to switch to dark mode in Safari 9.0’s Reader View

Reader View is one of the most useful features of Apple’s desktop web browser and now Safari 9.0 is here to push it one step ahead. Safari 9.0 comes with OS X El Capitan (you can also download it for earlier versions of OS X, check the link below) and besides other improvements it now gives you the ability to customize the Reader View. Prior versions only allowed you to change the font size, but now you...

OS X El Capitan 10.11 beta 5 is now available to developers

Apple has just seeded OS X El Capitan 10.11 beta 5 to developers and it is now available for download through dev center and software update section of the Mac App Store. The release same as beta 4 mainly focuses on bug fixes and brings no noticeable changes or new features to the desktop OS. OS X El Capitan update as a whole just like iOS 9 focuses on performance and stability while bringing some useful...

How to enable installation of non-Mac App Store apps on OS X

By default when you try to run non-Mac App Store apps on OS X, it gives an error saying “app can’t be opened because it was not downloaded from the Mac App Store”. That error is not limited to apps from unknown sources only as you can’t even run Chrome, the world’s most popular browser with the default settings of OS X. But all these restrictions are there to make your Mac...

Back to School: Free Beats Solo2 headphones for students buying Macs

Apple’s yearly Back to School offer is back for students purchasing Macs. This year’s offer is different from what the company offered in previous years as students will be given Beats Solo2 headphones along with their purchase of a Macbook, Macbook Pro, Macbook Air, iMac and Mac Pro. The headphones that come from the pricey Beats brand cost $200 when bought separately. The offer is available...

Apple releases 2nd public betas for iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Apple has released iOS 9 Public beta 2 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan Public beta 2 and both of them are now available for download. The release comes two weeks after the first public betas were seeded for both operating systems. The public beta program, which allows users to preview and beta test upcoming software...

How to uninstall apps from your Mac the right way

Installing apps on your Mac is one of the easiest tasks, you can install almost all the apps using a simple drag and drop operation. However a proper uninstallation isn’t that simple. Unlike Windows, OS X doesn’t ship with a built-in uninstaller. You can delete an app by dragging it from Applications folder to Trash, but that doesn’t guarantee the deletion of all the associated files....

iOS 9 beta 4, watchOS 2 beta 4 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta 4 released

Apple has released the fourth betas for all of its three operating systems and they are now available for download through respective Apple dev center sections. The beta releases for iOS 9, watchOS 2 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan bring a few notable changes, improvements and bug fixes to the software that will...

How to install OS X El Capitan beta on a separate partition

OS X El Capitan beta is already available for public download. So if you want to try the all new features of new OS X you can install it right now. However as it is still in its beta phase and is prone to crashes and bugs it is advised not to install it on your primary devices. Of course we are not telling those who have only one machine at their disposal to not try the new OS X beta. For people with...

How to send Google Maps directions from desktop to iPhone

We all use Google Maps on our iPhones while on the go, however the desktop version of this web based service remains a superior alternative. It has happened countless times, when before leaving home I would use my computer to find out the location of the place I am headed to, as it offers a faster and easy to use experience than the mobile app. Of course mobile app has its benefits, the biggest one being...