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Mac OS X tips & tricks
macOS Sierra comes with a “purgeable space” feature to help you optimize your hard drive space. Learn what is it and how you can make use of it.
Do you use Terminal a lot on your Mac? If so, this quick tip will teach you how to move the cursor word by word in Terminal on your Mac.
If you want to move your user data from an old Mac to a new one, you can do so by transferring the necessary files over. Time Machine is not required.
There can be times when the Mac app store hangs or crashes for no reason. If you are having this problem, here are a few ways to fix the frozen app store issue.
Apple File System won’t be finalized until 2017, but you can get a taste in the developer preview now available on Sierra. Here’s a quick review of what APFS brings to the table.
macOS Sierra restored the option to set up RAID with a GUI. Here’s how you can easily configure and set up RAID 1 or 0 in macOS Sierra.
Encrypting files is something that all of us should be doing. Here are some useful software tools to encrypt your files on macOS.
If you buy a used Mac, chances are you’ll want to change the home folder’s name. Here is how you can do so, and the fixes for the problems it has caused.
After you turned on iCloud syncing for macOS Sierra, you might find your files missing. Here’s how to fix the issue with iCloud Desktop and Documents sync.
Have a long document on your Mac that you’d like to have summarized showing just the main points? Here’s how to summarize long documents on your Mac.
If you’ve been getting low-quality exports of your photos from the Photos app, this tip will show you how to export high-quality photos on Mac.
You might think you need Adobe software to manipulate PDFs, but MacOS’s Preview is much more powerful than it seems. Check out some of its hidden features that might save you trip into Acrobat.
Are you always connected to a VPN for security reasons? Here is how you can get your Mac to auto connect to a VPN on startup.
If you feel like you need a reorganization, you can add blank spaces to Mac’s Dock to separate apps into groups. Here is how to do it.
For your everyday file management on your Mac, Finder is the way to go. But if you want to do some heaving lifting, you can find some Finder alternatives that will help make your day-to-day data shuffling a little snappier.
The Mac Photos app has many adjustment options, but there are a few more that can be enabled. Here’s how to enable those extra adjustment settings in Photos.
If you’ve installed Xcode on Mac, you’ll see developer results in Spotlight. Here’s how to omit the developer search results if you don’t want to see them.