Tag Archive: Opening


How to Stop FaceTime Opening Automatically on Mac

Some Mac users may be aiming to turn off FaceTime because they have noticed the app launches itself automatically. Some have even noticed that FaceTime opens itself automatically on boot when the computer restarts or on system startup. Sometimes this happens because of saved states and the user left FaceTime open before rebooting the Mac, … Read More

How to Watch YouTube Links in Safari on iPhone & iPad Instead of Opening YouTube App

If you have an iPhone or iPad with the third party YouTube app installed, you may notice that when you click to open a YouTube link from Safari or elsewhere, you’ll discover he YouTube app opens to watch the video. This happens even if you want to watch the YouTube video on the YouTube website … Read More

Opening DOCX Files on a Mac, Without Microsoft Office

Mac users may encounter DOCX files from time to time, often sent from a Windows user as an email attachment or otherwise, as the .docx file types are standard document files created in newer versions of Microsoft Office. But what if you don’t have Office on the Mac? That’s ok too, even if you don’t … Read More

Apple TV app lets you see the weather without opening it [Reviews]

For several months on my new Apple TV I’ve been searching for a decent weather app that doesn’t cost too much, and truth be told I really haven’t been able to find any. My go-to weather app has been Carrot Weather for quite some time, but I don’t love the interface on a big television […]

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Apple is opening a new store in one of China’s most desirable cities

Apple’s Chinese retail store will continue this month with the opening of a brand new Apple Store in the port city of Dalian. The store will be located at 66 Olympia Plaza in a giant complex, and opens at 10.00am local time on Saturday, March 19th. Dalian represents a perfect location for Apple, being that it […]

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Jobs done? Sorkin’s biopic flops on opening weekend

Steve Jobs had his toughest two days at the box office this weekend since the real Jobs launched the poor-selling Power Mac G4 Cube. The long-awaited Aaron Sorkin biopic turned to not be that eagerly-anticipated after all, since it limped to a disappointing $ 7.3 million on its first weekend of wide release. For those keeping track […]

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Steve Jobs movie rakes in cash during limited opening weekend

Just like the original Macintosh or iPhone, the Steve Jobs movie is racking up favorable reviews among a few early adopters — en route to (hopefully) taking over the world. After its limited opening weekend, it’s definitely off to a strong start. The $ 30 million movie played in limited release over the weekend, bringing in a total of $ 521,000. That […]

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How to Stop Steam Opening Automatically in Mac OS X

Steam offers many great games for Mac users to enjoy, but if you’re a casual gamer you may not be too excited about having the Steam client open itself automatically when logging in or starting up OS X. Fortunately, if Steam opening itself bothers you, it’s very easy to stop this behavior and only open … Read More

How to Stop Photos Opening Automatically on Mac OS X when iPhone or Camera Connects

The Mac Photos app defaults to automatically launch whenever an iPhone, digital camera, or SD memory media card connects to the computer. This behavior can be helpful and desired by some users, but for many others, automatically opening the Photos app can be frustrating if not annoying. Fortunately, you can quickly stop the Photos app … Read More

Fix Abnormally Slow Folder Opening & Folder Populating in OS X 10.10.3

Some Mac users have experienced a variety of performance issues with OS X Yosemite, ranging from a sluggish and problematic Finder, to WindowServer going crazy pegging the processor, to assorted wi-fi difficulties. While OS X 10.10.3 has helped address some of the trouble, another issue appears to have popped up for a select group of … Read More