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How to change IP to static in MAC OS X?

How to change IP to static in MAC OS X?

Have you ever experienced difficulty in assigning a static IP address rather than going for DHCP? So, after reading this post you will be in a position to setup a static IP for MAC OS X. You might have noticed that many computers are configured using DHCP which assigns a randomly generated IP address to the computer every time it […]

by · October 14, 2010 · 1 comment · Mac Guides
Encrypt data in Mac using FileVault – Mac Security tip

Encrypt data in Mac using FileVault – Mac Security tip

In the previous post, I had shared about the various mac security tips, which included securing the password, antivirus programs, security and software updates etc. but there is one more important security feature that would help you to keep your data safe and confidential if the mac is stolen or lost. Its FileVault feature in your security settings in mac, […]

by · August 11, 2010 · 0 comments · Mac Guides
5 Mac OS X Security Tips – Fix security risks

5 Mac OS X Security Tips – Fix security risks

The security and malware protection in mac is very advantageous than the same in Windows, as the security systems are more vulnerable in Windows. But recently the security system was hacked into and bugged up, making many macs attacked with malware and viruses. Apple has been always working on it with the security updates, and is still one of the […]

by · August 10, 2010 · 1 comment · Mac Guides
How to Create a Guest Wi-Fi Network to Share Internet Access

How to Create a Guest Wi-Fi Network to Share Internet Access

Apple Mac OS X comes with inbuilt useful features like sharing the internet with your friends with most of the options inbuilt and you just have to set them up to keep them in working. In this case you will have to make sure that you either have a Airport Extreme Router which is sold by Apple or else a […]

by · July 20, 2010 · 0 comments · Mac Guides
Setup Parental Controls in Mac OS X with limited access to Internet

Setup Parental Controls in Mac OS X with limited access to Internet

Great so you just bought your child a powerful and beautiful Apple computer which could be the MacBook for College or the iMac at home and using this they could connect with their friends Online, Play awesome games, have video & voice chats and lot more. But before you directly give your child whole access to the new computer its […]

by · July 10, 2010 · 1 comment · Mac Guides
How to prevent Skype from opening at Startup in Mac

How to prevent Skype from opening at Startup in Mac

Some would prefer to have things automated, and as soon as they start their mac, they would need a few applications to automatically load and login them into it. But many would prefer against it. Opening the app, logging into it without the user even knowing about it, is problematic many times. For example, Skype comes with the default option […]

by · June 17, 2010 · 0 comments · Mac Guides
How to Sync Nokia mobile to Mac OS laptop

How to Sync Nokia mobile to Mac OS laptop

Syncing Nokia phones with Mac was not as easy as the iPhone syncing as Nokia and Mac were never made for each other earlier, until the latest plugins released by Nokia team for most of the Nokia phones are being helpful in syncing these Nokia mobiles with Mac OS laptops. Here is a guide on how to do that – […]

by · June 16, 2010 · 1 comment · Mac Guides
3 ways to download Youtube videos from Safari browser

3 ways to download Youtube videos from Safari browser

There are quite many tools available online to download youtube videos, and quite good different ways like Javascript in address bar to download, pwn youtube, trick to download youtube videos in Google chrome and many more. But for users of Mac who browse the web through Safari, there are a few useful ways through which you can download the youtube […]

by · June 13, 2010 · 1 comment · Apple, Browsers, Mac Guides
How to: Run a traceroute in Mac OS X

How to: Run a traceroute in Mac OS X

Traceroute is a tracking way with which you can know how web pages actually reach your computer, from the server. Your computer is not directly related to any web page, or any downloadable file, but gets connected through a pathway or chain where you send an information to your router, and from there to the next destination in the pathway. […]

by · June 10, 2010 · 0 comments · Mac Guides
How to change desktop background in Mac OS X

How to change desktop background in Mac OS X

Changing the desktop background in Mac OS X is a bit difficult process if you are trying to set a new image as background, and its located somewhere deep in the folder in hard drive. Here is how you can set your desktop background – Either right-click when you are on the desktop home screen, or else go to System […]

by · December 21, 2009 · 2 comments · Mac Guides