3 Simple Steps for Upgrading your OS

System Upgrade

Perhaps part of the vast majority who have upgraded seamlessly… or perhaps not. We have all heard the horror stories about when upgrading your operating system can go wrong. The I lost everything!’s and the Nothing works anymore!‘s. They are wretched experiences some of have endured. But the one thing most people don’t know about upgrading your OS is that you can make it painless and safe by following a few simple steps.

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OS X Tips – Spotlight

Whether you are a power-user or a beginner, there are some really handy little things you can use to make your life easier on your mac. Here’s some of the best short-cuts and tips for using the increasingly powerful Spotlight tool.

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Oh El Capitan, my El Capitan

OSX El Capitan Hero Image

Seems a bit blasphemous to make such a reference in relation to something that will be out-dated in almost exactly one year. Well, maybe not out-dated but there will likely be a new iteration for sure. All cynicism aside, for most people, it’s an upgrade worth getting. I’ve included some of the little bits that have tickled my fancy.

Just this morning I was using Yosemite and everything was fine. I’d gotten to understand its idiosyncrasies, it’s little gimmicks and tricks, and of course its short-comings, which to be fair, are far fewer in my opinion than some people claim. And then, about 25 minutes went by and El Capitan had punched its way onto my hard drive, destroying any reservations I had about upgrading to Apple’s latest operating system. Continue reading