, pub-2479148851417979, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0 Quick Tips for Mac Geeks: November 2015

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Apple TV (4th Gen): Unboxing

The new (4th gen) Apple TV 1.4 inches
Prices start
$149 for 32 gig
$199 64 gigs

Notable items include:  Airplay on Apple TV, Apple TV Apps, Siri Remote with Touch surface, apps and games, and a completely new experience. TVOS

- Dolby Digital 7.1 output. The 3rd generation model only supported Dolby Digital 5.1

- The 4th gen Apple TV adds 802.11ac Wi-Fi.

-  The 4th gen Apple has HDMI 1.4

-  Siri Remote with Glass Touch surface - Click

- Apps, games and Guitar Hero Live runs $99

- SteelSeries Nimbus Wireless Gaming Controller runs $49

-  Plex app

-  Bluetooth 4.0 headphones and 3 rd party controllers - Beats solo $299

- Lighting connector for charging

- Special sound settings

- Music - Can create Stations

- No Optical

-  IOS 9.1 - Full Icloud Photo

- Home Sharing

- Video Screen savers - aeriel view

Remote buttons
 • Menu
 • Home
 • Siri
 • Play/Pause
 • Volume Up
 • Volume Down

Beats by Dr. Dre Solo2 Wireless Headphones - Black

Siri remote replacement $79

Nimbus controller is $49.00

Plex remote is available in the app store

Saturday, November 14, 2015

How to to disable Rootless Mode on a Mac - "Rootless" feature of El Capitan

The Purpose of SIP or System Integrity Protection is to stop malware from having access to your system files. You may want to keep this protection on to keep your Mac Protected. However if your favorite applications have stopped working in El Capitan and you wan to check if rootless is the cause, here is how you can disable it .
  1. Turn on your Mac
  2. Then boot into Recovery by pressing down the Command and the R Keys at the same time until you see the Apple icon and progress bar then let go.
  3. Now go to your Utilities and open the Terminal application
  4. In the Terminal window Type this command and then press Return: csrutil disable
  5. Terminal will then say SIP was disabled
  6. Restart you Mac
  7. To Turn SIP back on follow steps 1 through 3 then Type this command in the terminal and press Return csrutil enable

Sunday, November 8, 2015

The easiest way to delete a Stubborn files or Folders on a Mac - El Captain

How delete stubborn folders and file on a Mac - 2015

Works in El Capitan, Yosemite, Maverick and Lion.

Solves errors like:
"You can not delete these files they are being used by the system" , "you don't have permissions to delete these files"
or You just can't empty the Trash on a Mac.

Website link:

Download El Capitan file here:

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