Get the MacOS High Sierra Wallpaper NOW

During the WWDC Keynote of MacOS High Sierra, the desktop had a beautiful picture of a place called North Lake, just west of Bishop, California which is also a popular picture scene for professional and amateur photographers.  Now you can get the above photo without having to wait for the release of High Sierra this Fall. There are two locations where you can get the photo. Here’s how: Click here to go to a web site where the photo is located.   Click on the photo to make it the size of the screen. Right-click (CTRL-Click) on the photo. A drop-down menu Click Here to Read more

How to clear the screen when using Terminal for Mac or Linux

Sometimes, your screen can get cluttered when you’re working in the Terminal for Linux or Mac.  Fortunately, there is a very simple command to clear the screen. When you’re at the Terminal prompt, just type the command clear.  That’ll clear the screen and give you a clean slate.

How to Remove a Boot Camp Partition and Windows 10 from a Mac

Yesterday, we revealed how to install Windows 10 on a Mac with Boot Camp. Today I’ll show you how to remove a Boot Camp partition and an installation of Windows 10. Make sure you booted in to Mac OS (or OS X). Go to Application > Utilities > Boot Camp. Check the Install or Remove option from that window. Follow the prompts. Boot Camp will remove Windows 10 itself and the Windows Partition, then make the hard disk one Partition again.

How to Force Quit a running App on Mac

For the most part, the Mac is a very stable computer system. But sometimes, an app does lock up and you cannot quit it normally by using [COMMAND]+[Q] key combinations. Fortunately, Apple has made it easy to quit an offending application. Here’s how: Click  > Force Quit.  A window will open showing all of the currently running programs. Click on the app that’s locked. Click the Force Quit button on the lower-right of the window. That’s it.

Apple's Oct. 22nd Media Event – What we DO and DON'T know

This Tuesday, Apple is going to have a media event.  The media invite contains a message that says “We still have a lot to cover”. That could mean anyone of a thousand things.  So, people are asking, “What is there to cover?” Here’s what we do know what will be covered, based on other media reports and our sources: 1.  A new iPad with better camera, display, and a finger print ID sensor. 2.  An announcement on the availability of the new Mac Pro that was demoed at June’s WWDC Event. 3.  A possible announcement or hint about the long a waited Apple Click Here to Read more

Apple asks registered developers to update OS X apps before the 10/22 event

According to MacRumors.com, Apple has sent out an email to all registered Mac developers asking them to submit updated apps that will work with the upcoming OS X 10.9, Mavericks operating system: “Make sure your app takes advantage of the great new features in OS X Mavericks when the world’s most advanced desktop operating system becomes available to millions of customers later this fall. Download OS X Mavericks GM seed and Xcode 5.0.1 GM seed, now available on the Mac Dev Center. Build your apps with these latest seeds, then test and submit them to the Mac App Store.”  

Mavericks, OS X 10.9 Gold Master is available

Late Thursday, Apple released the Gold Master of OS X 10.9 Mavericks.  Registered developers can now download it from the Apple Developer’s Center by going to http://developer.apple.com/mac Usually, the Gold Master means the public version is right around the corner.  When that happens, we will be posting a series of articles on how to get the most out of the new operating system – stay tuned!

Reminder: Get all the information you need about 10.9 – Mavericks HERE!

Nobody has you covered with what’s going on with Apple’s upcoming operating system like AppleScoop.com does.  As we get closer to the public release of Apple’s next operating system, we’re working hard behind the screens in getting you what you’ll need to know when the new O/S makes its official debut later this month. To make it easy for you, at the top of the web site is a menu option called OS X.  Clicking that option will show a drop down menu.  All of the articles relating to the respective operating systems are in that menu.  Just select the 10.9 – Click Here to Read more

Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac to feature Mavericks optimization, to ship in early September

The next version of popular virtualization software Parallels Desktop, which allows users to run Microsoft Windows applications natively on their Mac without the need to reboot, is scheduled to ship the first week of September and boast a number of new features, including optimization for Apple’s forthcoming OS X 10.9 Mavericks. Via: AppleInsider.com