Mac Category

April 10, 2019

The next macOS may include separate Music and Podcasts apps

Never mind attempts to slim down iTunes — on the Mac, Apple might shove it to the side. In the wake of some sleuthing by coder Steve Troughton-Smith, 9to5Mac claims that the next version of macOS will include separate Music and Podcasts apps …

April 8, 2019

How to Turn Bash Scripts Into Clickable Apps Using AppleScript

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Say you’re a bash scripting wizard who loves automating tasks for your less tech-savvy friends and family. Even though you’ve given them a script that completely fixes their problem, they might still be anxious about using the Terminal on their own. In this case, you might as well just do it all for them manually. Fortunately, AppleScript is a user-friendly language that can easily take your scripts and turn them into something both shareable and GUI friendly. Getting Started With AppleScript AppleScript is an age-old programming language that dates all the way back to Mac OS 7. It was designed…

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April 4, 2019

8 Ways to Make Traveling With Your Mac Secure and Simple

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Though you may be tempted to leave your laptop at home when you travel and make do with just your phone or tablet, sometimes you can’t get around it. When you have to bring your MacBook on a trip, use these tips to make it easier and more secure. Why You Need Your Mac When You Travel Your Mac is more than just a touchless iPad with a keyboard. While a tablet is great for quick usage, having a proper laptop is much better for tasks like blogging and photo editing. If you plan to cover your travels on your…

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