How to edit the hosts file on Mac OS X

The hosts file on your Mac is a small text document that allows you to map hostnames to IP addresses. The hosts file is located in a protected area of the OS X file system, but there are still ways you can edit it.

How to restore missing iTunes artwork

For some reason, iTunes sometimes has problems displaying the artwork for albums, movies and TV shows. One day it will display fine, the next it won't. Here are some tricks you can try to restore any missing artwork.

Maximise a window on Mac without going into fullscreen mode

With OS X Yosemite Apple changed the default behaviour of the green maximise button. Instead of simply expanding the current window it now launches into Fullscreen mode. There are, however, ways to revert back to the old maximise function - albeit temporarily.

5 hidden secret features in OS X

Every year Apple ships a new version of OS X packed full of new features. Most of these are well publicised, however a few slip through largely unnoticed.

Change where screenshots are saved on your Mac

By default, your Mac will save any screenshots you take straight to your desktop. This isn't always convenient, but fortunately there is a simple way to change the save location.

How to take a screenshot on a Mac

Apple has built a number of methods into OS X that make taking a screenshot or capturing selected areas of your screen incredibly straightforward.