In Macs, TRIM is only enabled on SSDs supplied by Apple. If you have a 3rd party SSD, here is how to enable TRIM for SSD in Mac.
Mac OS X tips & tricks
Kexts are analogous to drivers under Windows, and they let the kernel communicate with your computer’s hardware. Here’s how to add and remove kexts in macOS.
Markdown provides a unique writing technique and is designed to be easily converted into HTML. Here are the best Markdown editors for macOS.
By default, you can’t pin an app to the top and above others in macOS. Here is how you can use Afloat to add the “Always on Top” solution in macOS.
The Quicklook feature in Mac’s Finder only supports .mov and MPEG-related formats for video. QLVideo adds support for extra video types to Quicklook.
As most VPN providers support OpenVPN, you can now make use of Tunnelblick to easily set up OpenVPN on Mac. Here’s how you can do so.
When your iPhone starts randomly shutting down, it is best to run diagnostics to see if your battery needs replacing. Here’s how to run iPhone battery diagnostics on Mac.
Plex allows you to access your media library from the road, building your own personal Spotify and Netflix. Here’s how to set up a Plex server on macOS.
If you are experiencing a frozen Mac when updating the system, here are a few ways to save your data, attack the problem, and fix a frozen Mac.
We now have more options than just iTunes for file transfer to an iPhone or other iOS device. One option, AnyTrans from iMobie, is a sort of Swiss army knife app for iOS.
Python is now in version 3.5, and yet your Mac is still shipping with Python 2.7. If you have a need to use Python 3, here’s how to upgrade and use Python 3 on Mac.
If you are downloading an app outside of the Mac App store, it is best to scan the package file for malware before you install it. Here’s how you can do it in macOS.
Looking for a way to play your Apple videos on non-Apple devices? Tuneskit helps you do that, removing DRM encoding from your videos.
Have you ever wondered if you could watch a video and do other things at the same time? Enter Picture-in-Picture mode. Learn how to enable it in macOS Sierra.
You don’t have to wait until your new MacBook comes to take the Touch Bar for a spin. Here are 2 different ways to get Touch Bar working on your old MacBook.
Mac doesn’t come with a native method to create an animated GIF. Here’s how you can create an animated GIF on macOS with Giphy Capture.
The Preview app in Mac does not allow you to view animated GIFs. Here are 2 other ways to play animated GIFs on your Mac.
If you have multiple sets of audio interfaces connected to your computer, here’s how to quickly switch between audio outputs on macOS and Windows.