Restore Safari History With Time Machine

Like all web browsers, Safari keeps track of the websites you’ve visited and when you went to them in the Safari History section of the menu bar. This can be very helpful if you’re trying to track down websites you’ve been to but can’t seem to find again. The steps … Read more

Install OS X Lion From A USB Drive

When Apple announced at their World Wide Developers Conference the release of OS X Lion, they shared that they were moving forward with a new way to distribute software to their customers. No longer would you be able to buy the latest and greatest software from Apple on DVDs or … Read more

Install OS X Snow Leopard from a USB flash drive

The steps below will guide you through how to Install OS X Snow Leopard from a USB Flash Drive. Alternatively, you can also read these instructions on how to install OS X Lion from a USB Flash Drive. Apple officially released Snow Leopard in 2009.  It was one of the … Read more

Automator: Convert Word To PDF On Your Mac

This Automator tip focuses on quickly and easily converting the format of your Microsoft Word documents to PDF by creating a workflow and saving it as a Finder Plugin. Note: For Automator to convert word to PDF you’ll need to have Office 2011 or upgraded your version of Office from … Read more

Magic Trackpad Gestures, Tips, & Tricks

It is no secret, Apple believes in touch interfaces. It is almost as if they were inspired by the computer interfaces shown in the movie Minority Report in 2002. Since the success of their iPhone touch interface Apple has introduced more and more touch devices. They’ve improved gesture techniques and … Read more

How Our Grandparents Feel about Technology

Imagine going back fifty years ago — no iPhones, Metaverse, Google, or YouTube! What would you do? How would you connect with others and communicate throughout your day? While Millennials and Gen Zers may consider this question outlandish, the technological advances we experience daily are considered futuristic to earlier generations. … Read more

How To Turn On A Mac SFTP Server

One of the greatest advantages of MacOS is that it is built on a UNIX based platform and includes many of its best capabilities. One such feature is a built in Mac SFTP server. Interesting Articles How to Check your iPhone Usage Statistics Make F5 Refresh the Browser on a … Read more

Make F5 Refresh the Browser on a Mac


One of the most annoying things to me about switching over to a Mac was that F5 no longer did a full refresh on web pages. I do my fair share of web projects, so I’m constantly refreshing pages. For the first month of owning my Mac, I hit F5, … Read more