How to Downgrade from El Capitan to Yosemite

Apple has come up with new version of operating system known as Mac OS X El Capitan which is the successor of Yosemite. Some people are happy with this new version, whereas some people are unhappy as this new OS fails to reach their expectations. In such cases, they may want to downgrade back to Mac Yosemite. But the problem is how to do that? Here we are providing a detailed description about how to downgrade from El Capitan to Yosemite in simple steps. It includes all information about how to uninstall OS X El Capitan and reinstall OS X

Transfer iPad Camera Roll to Mac

Photos captured and videos shot on iPad’s camera all will be saved in camera roll folder. This lets you import or transfer these files onto your Mac or Windows PCs. Not just that it also helps you to backup your important pics and free up some space. In order to transfer iPad images from camera roll to Mac computers you need some photo importing tools – iPhoto and Image Capture. Listed below are the steps for importing iPad pics to Mac: Import photos using Import Capture: First connect your iPad to your  Mac computer and turn it ‘ON’ Unlock the

How to Use Spotlight Search on Mac

Spotlight in Mac is a search utility which helps you find your files in a very convenient way. With the help of spotlight you can search for things such as documents, applications, media files and other files. As the time passes Mac might get accumulated with enormous amount of files; but when it comes to accessing any specific file then it would become difficult if the location is not know. However in such situations spotlight tool can come handy which searches the result within a blink of eye. What is more special about this tool is that the utility can

Upgrade Macbook Pro to SSD

Do you want your MacBook Pro to work like a charm and obtain more performance efficiency out of MacBook Pro? Then upgrading your MacBook Pro Hard drive to SSD will be the best option as it increases the response and the throughput of your MacBook Pro. Just read on to know how to upgrade your MacBook Pro to SSD… But “Why only SSD?” Unlike normal hard disks SSD does not have moving parts in it which makes it more rigid and robust in nature. Additionally, it has many advantages over traditional hard drives. Some of these important advantages include very

How to Use Mac Safe Boot

Booting Mac using Safe Boot option is a troubleshooting process that helps to diagnose and fix some of the common system problems encountered on Mac system. It is the first step to fix any issues on Mac. Mac Safe Boot comparatively functions same as that of Safe Mode in Windows, which boots OS with minimum drivers and diagnose the cause for the error. Similarly when you Safe Boot on Mac, a complete system check will be performed to locate and fix the errors causing problems on Mac. What happens when you run Safe Boot on Mac? Actually, when you safe

Install Yosemite from USB

One of the most awaited Operating System of 2014 i.e. Mac Yosemite is now available for use. Apple has recently released the beta version of the latest Yosemite OS with new and advanced features. Who wouldn’t like to try this latest version? Every Mac user would love it! You can easily work with and get familiar with all features of this new Yosemite that too without disturbing the already running Mac installation in simple steps. Yes! you can achieve this by just creating a bootable USB flash drive with Yosemite and then connecting it to the Mac desktop or laptop

How to Connect a Mac to VPN

Are you searching for a solution to know how to connect your Mac computer to VPN? Then refer this article which will let you know simple and easy steps… VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a type of network that extends your private network across public network, usually the Internet. Most of organizations use this VPN technology to enable remote users to securely connect to a private network. However, in order to connect your Mac computer to VPN you need to provide necessary configuration settings in Network preferences. Some of the essential configuration settings include VPN server details like address, account

How to Erase and Reinstall Mavericks

Mavericks OS X is new operating system for Mac computers with 10.9 version but still much looks like Mountain Lion. Nowadays most of the people across world are utilizing Mavericks OS X in their personal and office laptops \ computers due to its outstanding features such as enhanced support for multiple displays, storage and security features, built in password generation, inactive memory compression, iCloud Keychain, etc. Well, at times, you may find some uncertainties and decide to reinstall your Mavericks. Normally you don’t need to erase your disk to reinstall Mavericks OS X. This is because it has been designed

Signs Indicating Mac Hard Drive Failure

Hard drive plays a very vital role in storing and retrieving data such as memorable family photos, videos, business documents, favorite movies, audios, games, etc. In current era, there are two sizes of hard drive predominantly available in market for Mac – for desktop PC (3 ½ size) and for notebook computers (2 ½ size). However, at times user comes across some problems that appear to be drive related but may actually be caused by user due to lack of familiarity with the operating system or possibly their unintentional misuse of the system. Other problems might occur due to installation

How to Partition External Hard drive on Mac

Nowadays many users are convenient in carrying their important data within external hard drive. However, most of the external hard drive users like to store their data in an organized manner. So in order to keep the data in systematized way you will have to partition the external hard drive. It has been noticed that many users does not even know that the external hard drive can be partitioned into logical volumes, so they stick with the only partition which is provided by the vendor. How to partition external hard drive on Mac? The hard drive when purchased will at