Some Mac machines do not have an optical drive. If you have a PC desktop or laptop, you can easily access optical drives over your network. Here’s how.
Mac OS X tips & tricks
Want to change up the Launchpad layout on your Mac? The following method lets you change the number of rows and columns for apps in Launchpad.
In El Capitan you can find where the cursor is by shaking your fingers on the trackpad to make the cursor get bigger. Don’t like this effect? Here’s how to disable it.
There’s now a way to change both volume and brightness on your Mac in smaller increments. The trick allows you to change levels in as small as 25% of the default bar.
Did you know there’s a way to automatically hide the menu bar on your Mac so that you don’t see it unless you move your cursor near it? Here’s how it’s done.
If you have thousands of songs without lyrics, adding the lyrics one by one is a pain! Fortunately, there’s a free Mac app for that called Singer Song Reader; it will help you search, save, and display iTunes song lyrics.
Looking to find the uptime of your Mac? There are two ways to see this info, neither requiring a third-party app. Here are those methods.
If you have images that do not have location data embedded, here’s how you can add a location to an image in Mac.
Filepane is a nifty little tool for Mac to add useful drag-and-drop actions to your system and allow you to complete mundane tasks quickly. Let’s check it out.
Not 100% happy with the sound quality when listening to music or watching videos on your Mac and yearning for more? Check out Boom 2.
Meet Liquid, your free personal search bar for Mac that helps to simplify the process of getting more information on selected text.
Downie is a Mac-only video downloader tool that is very easy to use. After installing a browser extension, you can download any video from a site just by clicking the browser extension’s icon.
While the secure empty trash option is gone in OS X El Capitan, there is still a way to do it if needed. Here’s how to empty the trash securely on your Mac using a Terminal command.
Getting the DNS cache cleared on a Mac running OS X El Capitan is as easy as running a command in Terminal. This guide will help you do that.
If you don’t like the new font used in OS X, here’s how you can change the default font in El Capitan to Lucida Grande.
Want to use an animated GIF as your wallpaper? Luckily, there’s a Mac app for that. This guide will walk you through the appropriate steps.
Using the Mail app on Mac? There’s a feature that constantly scans your emails and finds contacts to add. Want to turn this off? Here’s how to disable contacts scanning.
Bored with the default login screen wallpaper in OS X El Capitan? Luckily, you can change it without any third-party apps. Here’s how.