How to disable Mac OS X location services

Last Updated: Friday, July 15, 2016 How to disable Mac OS X location services    Watch the Video: How to disable Mac OS X location services Location services allow your Mac to determine your geographic location. Apps and websites like Maps, Weather, and Safari use your location to deliver relevant content. This is both useful and […]

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How to stop Apple Music auto renewal

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 How to stop Apple Music auto renewal Apple has launched its much anticipated Apple Music service. The service is available for a 3-month introductory free trial to anyone who wants to try it out. The free trial period serves as an incentive for users of rival music services like […]

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I am asked to install Java after I already installed it

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 I am asked to install Java after I already installed it You’re thrilled about upgrading your Mac to OS X 10.10 Yosemite. Who wouldn’t be? Everything seems to be running smoothly. You have checked out all the great new features, updated your desktop background to a pink-hued image of […]

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How to find Java version in Mac OS X

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 How to find Java version in Mac OS X You can find Java version in Mac OS X without running a Java applet in your web browser.  Fortunately, there are a variety of methods to find the Java version in Mac.  Below is a description of some of those […]

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How to reinstall Java 6 on Mac OS X

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 How to reinstall Java 6 on Mac OS X How to uninstall Oracle Java 7 Java is a free software currently developed by Oracle Corporation.  Apple provided its own implementation of Java for Mac OS X until October, 2012.  At that time, the Apple verison of Java 6 was […]

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Apple releases Bash security flaw patch

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Apple releases Bash security flaw patch Apple released a Bash security flaw patch on Monday, September 29, 2014.  The vulnerability impacts Unix-based systems, and was discovered and announced by a Red Hat security team.  Called “Shellshock” (CVE-2014-6271), the Shellshock bash vulnerability allows an attacker to inject malicious code into your […]

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How to take a screenshot on your Mac

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 How to take a screenshot on your Mac Last Update:  April 13, 2015 Screenshots are handy for a variety of reasons.  They also go by many names.  When someone refers to a screen grab, screen capture, screen dump, or screen shot (two words), they are mostly likely referring to […]

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Red Hat team discovers Shellshock bash vulnerability in Unix/Linux/OS X

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Red Hat team discovers Shellshock bash vulnerability in Unix/Linux/OS X A new vulnerability that impacts Unix-based systems has been discovered and announced by a Red Hat security team.  Called “Shellshock” (CVE-2014-6271), the Shellshock bash vulnerability allows an attacker to inject malicious code into your machine using a bash script. […]

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How to enable Java with Mac OS X

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 How to enable Java with Mac OS X Some web sites contain Java content that requires a Java Runtime Environment (JRE) to view. If your Mac does not have JRE, you may see a missing plug-in notification instead of the content itself. This usually means your Mac does not […]

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How to install Missing Plug-in With Mac OS X

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 How to install Missing Plug-in With Mac OS X Do you need to install a missing plug-in with Mac OS X? Your Mac will inform you of a missing plug-in, such as the Java plug-in, should the content you have encountered in your browser require one.  In such instances, […]

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