28 Best apps for Mac

I recently did a reset on my Mac, and had to re-download all of my favorite Apps.  This was actually a pretty painless process, but I thought a useful post might be all the top apps for Mac I think are worth having on my machine. These arn't really in a particular order: Dropbox Google Chrome MATLAB MacTeX Latexian Mendeley...Read More

Tool of the Week: Resetting PRAM and SMC on mac

[caption id="attachment_1317" align="alignright" width="300"] I realize my battery probably is getting old...[/caption] A few weeks ago my mac started showing a "service battery warning." The charger would behave erratically, sometimes charging, sometimes not, and sometimes only showing a dim green light.  In addition, when charging sometimes my computer would seem a bit hotter than I remember it. So, before heading...Read More

Freeing up space on your iPhone: Deleting the "Other" category that takes up space

[caption id="attachment_1161" align="alignright" width="300"] What is this 1.3 GB of "Other" On my phone?![/caption] I get a little irked sometimes on my 8 GB iPhone when I can update an app or download a podcast because I'm out of space.  I usually try deleting some old apps I don't use, or old photos, but what's really annoying is the mysterious "Other" that...Read More