A trio of neat Yosemite tricks

Reset your Mac password

For several years and several versions of both OS X and iOS, the mobile and desktop versions of Apple’s operating systems have been getting closer in appearance and behaviour. While this has led some to speculate that eventually there will be One OS To Rule Them All (similar to Microsoft’s approach with Windows), it actually… Continue reading

How to tell Yosemite what to do

Advanced Commands for Yosemite

The ability to use speech recognition to control your Mac has been there in Mac OS since well before OS X — though, to be fair, it hasn’t always worked terribly well. Apple has kept this particular light hidden under a bushel called “Speakable Items”, and it was probably for the best. For one thing, until… Continue reading