• Apple Watch
    Getting Started With Apple WatchApplewatch
    The Apple Watch is one of the most hyped products of recent years and it can be purchased from Apple from the 24th April 2015. If you're a lucky early-adopter, or are considering an Apple Watch, this tutorial gets you started with Apple's newest technology.Read More…
  • Hardware
    Quick Tip: How to Check the Warranty Status of an Apple DeviceApplecare
    Ensure that any Apple device is still covered by checking the warranty status once in a while. It only takes two minutes but it’s not straightforward to do unless you know where to look. This tutorial shows you how to check the warranty status of an Apple device, effortlessly.Read More…
  • Electronics
    How to Add an SD Card Data Logger to an Arduino ProjectArduino sd
    Arduino projects can vary widely from home brew managers to weather stations to advanced home automation. Often you'll want to log data from these projects. In this tutorial I’ll show you how to integrate an SD Card and a real time clock module into a project to allow time stamped data logging.Read More…
  • OS X
    How to Build a Hackintosh: Part 3Hack3
    In the two previous tutorials, you've chosen the parts and put them together for a Hackintosh. In this tutorial I'll show you how to deliver on all that hard work and install OS X on your non-Apple computer.Read More…
  • Hardware
    How to Build a Hackintosh: Part 2Hack2
    In the previous tutorial I showed you how to pick parts for a Hackintosh—a non-Apple OS X computer. In this tutorial I'll show you how to take those parts and assemble them into a working computer, ready for an operating system.Read More…
  • Bitcoin
    How to Mine Bitcoin on a MacBitcoin preview
    Bitcoin is an increasingly popular crypto-currency. Coins are mined by using a computer to solve complex mathematical equations. In this tutorial I'll show you how to set up a Mac to mine bitcoins and I’ll examine the pros and cons of doing so.Read More…
  • Google Chrome
    Getting Started With Google Chromecast and a MacChromecast
    For those invested in the Apple ecosystem, an Apple TV is the way to send audio and video from a Mac or iOS device to a television. Now, there's another way.Read More…
  • OS X
    How to Build a Custom RAID Setup for a MacPreview image raid
    There’s a lot of good reasons to explore different ways of backing up information and preparing yourself for the worst, especially as more of our data ends up on our computers than ever before. I run a small business, and for me, having a large home storage and backup system for all my clients’ data is of critical importance. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to select the right storage and backup regime for your Mac.Read More…
  • Mac
    Apple's Thunderbolt Display Explored and ExplainedThunderboltdisplay400
    Originally announced in July 2011, but not shipping until the September, Apple’s Thunderbolt Display is a high-specced external 27" display for Thunderbolt-equipped Macs. At some £899 in the UK ($999 in the USA), this Apple accessory does not come cheap, but it is perhaps better equipped than you realised. Here, Apple’s Thunderbolt Display is explored and explained.Read More…
  • Security
    Turn a Mac into a Video Surveillance SystemCctv icon 2x
    Whether you want to keep an eye on the kids or keep watch over your property, there are many different types of security cameras and other CCTV equipment available to buy. These range from network-connected security cameras that you can place anywhere in your home, providing simple recording and streaming functionality, to dedicated CCTV systems that provide 24/7 recording and streaming from one or more cameras. Unfortunately, these setups can often be expensive and fairly difficult to configure and use. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to build a budget video surveillance system to protect your home using an old Mac and some ultra-cheap USB webcams. Once finished, it will offers features such as motion detection, time lapse, web streaming and more.Read More…
  • Mac
    Apples and Pears: A Guide to Alternative Apple AccessoriesLogitech icon 2x
    While Apple manufactures some of the best accessories for the Mac, they aren't the only company that does so. In fact, there are many other companies that manufacture some great accessories for your Mac, from keyboards and mice to cables and adapters. Some of these are not only cheaper, they're far more versatile and feature-packed than Apple's offerings. In this guide, I'll show you some alternatives to Apple's own accessories for your Mac, saving you money as well as increasing your productivity using accessories that you may never have considered before.Read More…
  • Mac
    Replace Your Gaming Console With Your MacSteam retina icon1
    With the upcoming launches of Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony's PlayStation 4, the time has once again come to choose which platform you're going to be taking into the next generation of gaming. The choice may seem clear -- stick with your console platform or swap to another -- but the Mac at your desk might just be your classic underdog competitor. In this tutorial, I'll be taking a look at how you can use your Mac as a viable candidate for replacing your current-generation gaming console using the power of Steam's Big Picture mode and an Xbox 360 Controller.Read More…