Use Apple’s USB Super Drive with Unsupported Macs

If you may or may not know. Apple’s USB super drive only works with Macs that don’t have a built in Super Drive (Airs, Retina, New iMacs/Mac Minis). Much to my dismay, I found that out the hard way today with my old 2009 Mac Book Pro, which doesn’t have a Super Drive because I […]

Apple Tip of the Week 6: Remove Backgrounds From Images in Preview

In this weeks Mac tip of the week I’m gonna teach you how to make a transparent background without the use of Photoshop or other photo editing tools. You can simply use Preview.   To do this you need to go to the menu bar and click View>Show Edit Toolbar. Then click on the wand […]

Apple Tip of the Week 5: Individual Mission Control Windows

Hey guys, I’m back as usual with another Apple Tip of the Week. This week I’m gonna show you how to get rid of the window groupings in Mission Control.   By default Mission Control looks like this: (click picture for larger view) As you can see the Google Chrome windows are all bunched up.   […]

Apple Tip of the Week 4: Messages Time Stamp

Hey guys. It’s time for another Apple Tip of the Week! Sorry about last week, the writers of PCAW had finals so we weren’t able to write any posts, but I’m back with Apple Tip of the Week 4.   This time, it’s an iOS tip for a change. Have you ever missed a message […]

Apple Tip of the Week 3: Hidden OSX Wallpapers

Hey guys, Josh here with this week’s Apple Tip of the Week 3 . I’m really excited to show you this one, because this is one of the less known tips. Did you know there ara hidden wallpapers in OSX Mavericks? Neither did I at first, until I decided to snoop around the Library. To […]

Apple Tip of the Week 2

This week’s Apple Tip is showing the hidden Library file. In older iterations of OSX, the Library file was easily accessible. However, starting with OSX 10.7 Lion, it was hidden.   There are two ways to bypass this.   1.  In Finder, go to the menu bar, click “Go” hold down Option/alt and you’ll see […]

Apple Tip of the Week 1

Hey Guys Josh here, and I have an idea for a weekly series. It’ll be a weekly post on a tip for OSX, iOS, or anything Apple related.   To start off! COMMAND+SHIFT+4 allows you to take a screenshot from anywhere on your desktop in OSX. Cool, huh?   BTW, we made a new page […]