Privacy Guard Roamer Review

I ordered a Privacy Guard Roamer from GearZap.com because I’ve been looking for something that would obscure my screen while I was working in public. The privacy screen seemed like the perfect option – it was inexpensive, can easily be stored in my laptop case, and solved my privacy issue. The case is made by […]

How to Take a Screenshot on a Mac

Most computers include a feature that allows you to take a snapshot of your screen configuration so that you can save it or share it. If you have a Mac computer running the Mac OS X 10.8 operating system, then there is a simple way to take a screenshot and automatically save it to the […]

How to Turn Off Wi-Fi Sync in iTunes 11 on a Mac

The wireless sync option for certain iOS devices, such as the iPhone 5 and the iPad, makes it much more convenient to transfer and sync content from iTunes 11 on your Mac to those devices. But if you prefer to sync your device with a cable, you are unable to do a wireless sync, or […]

How to Check the Battery Cycle Count on the MacBook Air

We all know the basics of how a laptop battery works. It has a finite amount of energy that, once it is consumed, needs to be connected to a power source and recharged. What you might not be aware of is that these batteries have a recommended number of “cycles” that they can go through […]

How to Change the Screen Resolution on the 2012 MacBook Air

While there are a lot of reasons to like the 2012 MacBook Air, it is only a 13-inch laptop. This means that the screen is smaller than those you would find on a larger, heavier laptop, which results in smaller text size and icons. This is still a perfectly acceptable appearance, and many users will […]

How to Turn on the Firewall in OS X Mountain Lion

While the OS X operating system is very secure, it is not completely invulnerable to potentially malicious attacks. Mountain Lion is the most current version of the operating system (at the time of this writing) and is among the most secure versions of the software. In fact, you can read more about the security of […]

Eject a Disc from a SuperDrive on Your MacBook Air

The MacBook Air does not have a CD or DVD drive, a choice that was made in an effort to keep the weight of the laptop down and make it more portable. This is actually less of a problem than you might think, if this is the first time that you are encountering a computer […]

How to Connect the 2012 MacBook Air to an HDTV

There are a lot of reasons to like your MacBook Air. It’s very lightweight, it has a long battery life, and the keyboard and touchpad are outstanding. You can read our review to see more of what we thought of the 2012 MacBook Air. But it is still a 13-inch laptop, which means that the […]

Don’t Show Password Hints on the MacBook Air Login Screen

If your MacBook Air is often out of sight, or if multiple people use the computer, then you have probably set a password for your user account. When you were setting up the computer and creating the account you were prompted to create hints for your password, which is an option that many people take […]

Change the iOS Contact Card on Your MacBook Air

When you first configure your MacBook Air, particularly if you already have contacts stored in iCloud, then the iOS operating system will automatically choose your default contact card. This is the information that it will use to automatically populate certain programs and settings. But if the default contact card is incorrect, or if you want […]