YouTube is definitely one of the top video websites and it has provided us with some of the best entertainment and information. For some of us it has become a very resourceful site and we depend on it for what we need. Whether it’s comedy, instruction, news or just something to occupy our time while we’re bored. YouTube has a way to bookmark your favorite videos and create your own channels, but you have to be logged in to use these functions. What if I told you that there was an app that let you browse videos, bookmark them and create your own filing system and let you download the videos as well, all from a nice packaged app? Do I have your interest yet? Oh yeah, it’s also a free app. Now do I have your attention?
My Mac Won’t Empty the Trash
If you are a Mac user then I know you have experienced this. You’ve been deleting files and your Trash Can is showing that there are items in it. You try to empty the trash and all of a sudden an error window appears. It probably looks something like this.
Your Very Own Private WordPress Using MAMP
What in the world is MAMP?
MAMP is actually an acronym that stands for MacIntosh, Apache, MySQL and PHP. MAMP is an application that packages all of these components together to make it possible to run WordPress on your computer without the need for a hosting service. Now, as you’ve probably guessed from reading what MAMP stands for, yes, it is for Mac computers only. There are other ways to install WordPress on your machine, but MAMP is by far the easiest solution.
Mac OS X Disk Permissions Explained
I recently wrote a post about performing maintenance on your Mac and in doing so brought up a subject that some of you may not understand. Disk permissions. So I decided to write a separate article explaining what they are and what they do and how to fix them.
Uninstalling Programs in Mac OS X
The key to making sure your computer stays running fast is to do maintenance on it regularly. I recently wrote two articles for both the Mac and PC that explained the installation and use of two applications that help you do this very easily. If you are interested in all around maintenance for your Mac you can read how to do so here
This particular article is about another application for the Mac called AppCleaner, which assists you in uninstalling programs completely without leaving junk files behind. There are two types of applications that get installed on a Mac, bundled and non-bundled. Which means there are two types of uninstallations which I am going to go over with you today.
Keep Your Mac Running Smoothly with Onyx
Yesterday I posted an article on how to maintenance your Windows computer with a piece of software called CCleaner. If you are interested in that article it can be found here
It came to my attention that there are more and more Mac users out there everyday (which makes me happy…I am a Mac user myself). So I thought it would be a good idea to write a similar article for the Mac. Generally, Macs do not require as much maintenance as Windows computers, but they do get junked up as well and need a good cleaning now and then 🙂