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OS X El Capitan: Start up in safe mode

Important: To print these instructions, click the Share button in the Help window, then choose Print. Choose Apple menu > Shut Down. After your Mac shuts down, wait 10 seconds, then press the power button. Immediately after you hear the startup tone, hold down the Shift key. Exploring what an Apple medical gadget might entail. Apple isn’t interested in transforming the Apple Watch into the ultimate health monitoring device, but the company is open to creating an entirely different product that would.

Exploring what an Apple medical gadget might entail

In a recent interview with The Telegraph, chief exec Tim Cook hinted at future involvement from Apple in health, but cited federal regulation processes as a reason it wouldn’t do so via its smartwatch. He did, however, talk about the possibility of an adjacent product (a gadget or app) that could have a serious impact on the health care industry — because, of course, Apple’s involvement tends to result in a pretty serious impact on every industry it touches.

While he gave few specifics, there are a few key factors surround FDA approval and technology in the health care sector that might help suss out what Apple has in mind. Mac On a Stick – Portable Macintosh on a USB stick. Mac On a Stick is just as the name imposes.

Mac On a Stick – Portable Macintosh on a USB stick

Although for most, it isn't a complete replacement operating system, a MOS installation can include many useful applications running from an emulated Mini vMac (a Macintosh Plus emulator). Some example applications include BBEdit Lite, Excalibur, Glider, Nisus Compact, QuickPop, Sokoban, Tex-Edit and Texris. Mac On a Stick can run completely from a USB flash drive.

Mac On a Stick – Portable Macintosh on a USB stick. How To Enable Or Disable Turbo Boost On Mac. Advertisements Apple has been bundling its Mac computers with Intel processors for a while now, which means the chip-maker’s Turbo Boost technology can be found in supported Mac models.

How To Enable Or Disable Turbo Boost On Mac

Apple on Wednesday released OS X El Capitan as a free upgrade and as a result, lots of Mac users are busy upgrading their desktop and notebook computers.

As with OS X Lion, OS X Mountain Lion, OS X Mavericks and OS X Yosemite, Apple makes it easy for users to install the upgrade by downloading El Capitan from the App Store and running the installer. For most users, this is the best way to upgrade because it means your existing programs and data remain where they are. Wallpaper Wizard - HD Wallpapers for Mac. Spring comes with its own rituals.

Here at Macworld, we like to throw open the windows, beat the dust out of the rugs, and straighten up our Mac desktops. Don’t stop at cleaning your home this season—these tips from our editors will help you keep your Mac fresh and organized, too. 1. Tidy up your desktop Last year I discovered Light Pillar’s wonderful app Desktop Tidy ($5; ). 2. For most people, the Downloads folder is a dumping ground where files pile up in forgotten heaps. 3. OS X El Capitan: Ways to start up your Mac. OS X El Capitan: Start up in safe mode. How to turn off system integrity protection on OS X (but don't) El Capitan makes it harder than ever for malware to be a problem on the Mac thanks to System Integrity Protection.

How to turn off system integrity protection on OS X (but don't)

System Integrity Protection (SIP) is a new way of managing access to essential system files in OS X El Capitan, but it's kicking some older software to the curb. So why is Apple implementing it? Malware is a really serious problem not just on Windows but the Mac too—it seems like almost every week, we get a new report of some sort of malware or adware that's attacking Apple users. Most of these outbreaks are contained quickly, fortunately, and mitigated by the built-in anti-malware and technologies like Gatekeeper. 21 Must-Know Tips & Tricks for Mac OS X Yosemite « Mac Tips. 21 Must-Know Tips & Tricks for Mac OS X Yosemite By now, you've probably already installed 10.10 Yosemite, the newest version of Mac OS X, on your computer.

21 Must-Know Tips & Tricks for Mac OS X Yosemite « Mac Tips

While you most certainly noticed the visual changes, you might have missed some of the really cool additions. We've spent the last few days getting to know it, and let me tell you, this isn't a mere redesign—there are a ton of new features packed in that make life with your computer much, much easier. Install Yosemite, if you haven't already done so, then check out these 21 must-know tips, tricks, and features to become a master of Mac OS X 10.10. #1. If you have an iPhone (5 or later), you can now make and receive phone calls on your Mac computer. When you're in the Messages app, go to Preferences -> Accounts and make sure your number is checked, which it more than likely is. To make a call, go to FaceTime and either enter the number you want to call or hit the phone icon next to a recent number under the Audio tab. #2.

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11 Hidden OS X El Capitan Features You Might Not Know About

Think again! There are a bounty of handy features that haven’t gotten a lot of press. We’ve already covered the many new features in El Capitan, but as with any operating system upgrade there are going to be tons of minor changes that don’t make the first review. So let’s look at a few more, shall we? Quickly Mute Tabs in Safari. Apple Mac OS X Software & Apps - Discover & Download : MacUpdate. Adware Removal Guide : Identification. Published November 7th, 2013 at 3:36 PM EST , modified September 8th, 2015 at 10:49 AM EST Identification of adware simply requires looking for certain key files.

Adware Removal Guide : Identification

If one of these files are present, you are “infected” with the corresponding adware, and will need to follow the removal instructions specific to that adware. It is important to work through this entire page! Do not stop after finding one piece of adware, or look for a specific piece of adware that you believe is installed. Mac Malware Guide. Published June 17th, 2012 at 3:10 PM EST , modified October 22nd, 2015 at 9:00 AM EST The issue of Mac malware is one that is often understood poorly. Malware for the Mac does exist, but it is rare and generally only affects Macs for brief periods until it is discovered and blocked by Apple.

Learning about the threats, and how to protect yourself against future malware, is the only way to stay safe online. I strongly advise reading this guide in order, rather than jumping straight to the topic that interests you most. Adware Removal Guide. Published November 7th, 2013 at 3:36 PM EST , modified July 15th, 2015 at 7:41 PM EST Adware has been a plague on the Windows world for years. Unfortunately, this plague has begun to spread to the Mac as well. There are a number of different programs out there that serve no useful purpose except to shove ads in your face, all just to make money for the developer of the adware. Because it lives in the borderline between malware and legit software, though, detection by anti-virus software can be very hit-or-miss. This can make removal difficult. Mac Performance Guide. Published July 14th, 2012 at 4:38 PM EST , modified December 29th, 2013 at 6:42 AM EST Although they don’t need regular maintenance to keep them performing at their best, Macs, like any computer, can sometimes suffer from a variety of performance issues.

When you start to see the spinning “beach ball” cursor and general slowness, there is something wrong somewhere. The question is, where? The goal of this guide is to help you find the source of the problem and fix it. One thing that is important to understand is that performance problems may be completely normal for what you are trying to do. The Safe Mac : Mac Malware Guide. April 30, 2011 MacDefender, aka MacSecurity, aka MacProtector, aka MacGuard, aka MacShield, aka Defma Description modified January 4, 2014 MacDefender is a trojan for Macs that is downloaded from fake anti-virus web sites claiming to have detected viruses on your Mac. These sites are reached via malicious JavaScripts that are injected into legitimate web sites and that redirect you to the malicious "anti-virus" site (often called something like Apple Security Center).

Clicking a button on the malicious site results in downloading of an installer. Addendum (9/26/2011): Since the folks behind the credit card processing have been caught and put in Russian prison, there have been no more reports of MacDefender infections to my knowledge. How to Reset NVRAM on your Mac. Learn about your computer's NVRAM, and when and how to reset it. What is NVRAM? A small amount of your computer’s memory, called “non-volatile random-access memory” or NVRAM, stores certain settings in a location that OS X can access quickly. The settings that are stored in NVRAM depend on the type of Mac you're using, and the types of devices connected to it.

Information stored in NVRAM can include: Community: OS X El Capitan. 10 Things to Know About the OS X El Capitan Update. After using the OS X El Capitan update for the last week, and testing earlier versions for months, it’s time for us to share the important details that users need to know about the new OS X 10.11 release. After months of testing the OS X El Capitan release date arrived at the end of September bring new features and improved performance to Apple notebooks and computers. Mac mini (Late 2012) - Technical Specifications.

Size and Weight Height: 1.4 inches (3.6 cm) Width: 7.7 inches (19.7 cm) Depth: 7.7 inches (19.7 cm) Weight: 2.7 pounds (1.22 kg)1 Processor 2.5GHz 2.5GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 (Turbo Boost up to 3.1GHz) with 3MB L3 cache2.3GHz 2.3GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 (Turbo Boost up to 3.3GHz) with 6MB L3 cache Configurable to 2.6GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 (Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz). As expected, Apple’s release of OS X El Capitan for Macs was less about adding major new features than “refining the experience and improving performance” from Yosemite — in other words, under-the-hood optimizations to make any Mac run more reliably than before. Mac keyboard shortcuts. By pressing a combination of keys, you can do things that normally need a mouse, trackpad, or other input device. To use a keyboard shortcut, hold down one or more modifier keys while pressing the last key of the shortcut.

Startup key combinations for Mac. Apple Mac OS X Software & Apps - Discover & Download : MacUpdate. A visual look at El Capitan. OS X El Capitan: how to use the new Mission Control. All you need to know about OS X El Capitan. Apple has released the latest update to its Mac operating system. OS X 10.11 El Capitan is available as a free download in the Mac App Store. A visual look at El Capitan. OS X Mavericks - New apps, new features, new technologies. Apple Mac OS X Software & Apps - Discover & Download : MacUpdate.

OS X Yosemite (OS X v10.10.x) Compatible Models. Last Update: 7 September, 2015 Most Brother models offer support for OS X Yosemite (OS X v10.10.x). The charts below indicate what models offer support for OS X v10.10.x including drivers and utilities available for download. For the latest drivers and utilities we recommend using the "Go" links in the chart to take you to the download page for your model on the Brother Solutions Center. Printer Driver The latest Brother original Printer Driver for OS X v10.10.x is available from the Downloads section for your model on the Brother Solutions Center. 21 tips for Mac OS X El Capitan. Macworld - News, tips, and reviews from the Apple experts. Fix Wi-Fi Problems in OS X Yosemite. Security. Disable swapping on Yosemite.

How to speed up a slow Yosemite upgrade.