In this article we show you how to set up text shortcuts on your Mac (much like on iOS) and how to save and restore any text shortcut settings you have.
Starting with OS X El Capitan, Apple has introduced a new method that lets you skip the trash can while deleting files from within Finder. Check it out.
Ever wished that you could download all images from Web pages at once? In this article we show you a simple three-part Automator script on Mac that does that.
Did you sign up for the free trial of Apple Music and now want to cancel now that your account is being charged? Here’s how to cancel your Apple Music subscription.
Finding the path of a file on your Mac isn’t always so easy. If you are looking for a way to review a file’s path, we list 3 ways in this article.
Turbo Boost is a performance enhancement found in the newest Macs which are using the latest Intel processors. Here’s how to have complete control of this new feature.
If you would like videos to float over your existing windows while using your Mac, you can do so using a free Mac app called Helium. Here’s how it works.
In order to ensure the integrity of downloaded files, some websites give you a checksum to compare to. If you’re on a Mac, you can use Terminal to check a file’s checksum. Here’s how.
Safari in OS X 10.11 El Capitan has a useful feature: pinned sites. It appears as a tiny square icon, located to the left of your tabs and never goes away.
If you’re the kind of person who likes to compartmentalize, you’ll like Epichrome, a Fluid-like app that lets you run websites as apps on your Mac.
Did you know the Preview app on Mac comes with a signature feature to let you digitally sign a document? Here’s how to add your signature to a .pdf file.
Are you frustrated with the autocorrect feature on your Mac? It may be handy, but it’s often more trouble than it should be. Here’s how to turn it off.
If you love music and want your Mac to play your favorite track every time you boot up, you can do that using the Automator app to add a startup sound. Here’s how.
There is no lack of third-party apps for Gmail. Mia for Gmail is one Gmail app that allows you to check and manage your Gmail account right from the menu bar.
Hocus Focus is a Mac app that can automatically hide inactive windows. It senses and hides them for you to focus on the task at hand. Here’s how it works.
By default, the Finder app on Mac does not show the full path in its title bar. If you want to change that, here’s how to show the current path in Finder.
If you have a PDF document and wish to extract a single page from it, here’s how you can go about doing that on your Mac.
If you’re looking to download and perform a clean install of OS X El Capitan on your Mac, this installation guide will take you through the process.
Apple has been showing the El Capitan banner in the App Store. If you are not ready to upgrade, you can hide that banner from appearing in the App Store.
In addition to customizing the Mac Dock to your liking by adding/removing application shortcuts, you can also add a Recent Items stack to it. Here’s how.
If you want to join images either vertically or horizontally, you can use the built-in Preview app on your Mac to do so. Here’s how it’s done.
Are you a fan of Apple Watch? If so, you can now add the Apple Watch Clock Face as a screen saver on your Mac. It’s quite simple and stylish. Here’s how.
If you would prefer to launch apps on your Mac using a keyboard shortcut, this tutorial will show you how to do that utilizing Quicksilver.
Do you frequently use the Favorites sidebar in the Finder app on your Mac? If so, you may want to edit it whenever you’d like. Here’s how to do that.
If you need to create a Windows 10 USB installer in Mac, here is how you can do it.
Loose Leaves for Mac lets you generate a unique web page from highlighted Markdown text & gives you complete control over the content. Here’s how to use it.
Launchpad on Mac allows you to manage and organize your apps just like you would on an iPad or iPhone. Here are some tips to help you make the most of it.
Do you wish for a way to remove the lengthy time stamp from screenshot file names on your Mac? Keep reading to find out how..
If you’re someone who isn’t ready to adopt Apple Music, there’s a way to hide Apple Music and remove it from iTunes on your Mac. This tutorial shows how.
If you want to resize multiple images in one go on your Mac, you can do so using the built-in Preview app. Here’s how it’s done.
Are you looking for ways to easily open a current tab of Chrome in Firefox? Here’s a simple trick that you can use in Mac OS X.
Often while working with local files you may need to launch Terminal in your current folder location. Here’s how to do that on your Mac.
Besides storing WiFi passwords, the Mac Keychain Access app stores a number of other passwords. Here’s how to use it to retrieve a forgotten WiFi password.
The Option key on the Mac isn’t an ordinary key; it gives added functionality. Here are 7 things you can do with the option key to boost everyday tasks.
The power chime is a feature in the new Macbook. Using Terminal you can get the chime to sound when you plug in your Mac to your power outlet. Here’s how.
Pepakura Designer 3 is a popular Windows program for making real world papercraft models from 3D digital models. Here’s how to get it running on Mac.
CloudFogger can easily encrypt your files in Windows and Mac. It can also be used to encrypt Dropbox files. Here’s how to use it.
If you’re a fan of GIFs & looking for a quick & easy way to search and send GIF files on your Mac, here are two apps (plus a bonus Chorme extension) to help.
Making music on Mac is easy but sometimes suffers due to the speed of your system. In this article we show how to reduce latency and make your music flow.
iCloud Storage only gives you 5GB of storage. If you’re already close to the limit and need to free up some space ASAP, here’s how to do that on Mac & iOS.
Often while troubleshooting you may need to know when an app was installed on your Mac. Luckily, it’s easy to find that out. Here’s how it’s done.
Use TextEdit on Mac? If the majority of your work requires documents without formatting, you should set plain text as the default text mode. Here’s how.
What if there was a way for you to quickly open your current Safari webpage in the Google Chrome browser on your Mac with a single-click? Luckily, there is!
iPhoto is no longer the only photo management app for Mac. With OS X Yosemite, you have a new app called Photos. Want to get iPhoto back? Keep reading.
The trackpad on your Mac supports many gestures. Luckily, an app called Riverflow lets you assign even more gestures to keyboard shortcuts. Check it out.
One of the best ways to get the most out of Terminal is to learn what it can do. Here are ten terminal commands for Mac that you should know.
Most Mac apps have many keyboard shortcuts that can save time and boost productivity if you know them. To quickly find out what they are, try this app.
When sharing images on the Internet, you may want to remove EXIF data (or metadata) for privacy and security reasons. Here’s how to do that on a Mac.
HazeOver for Mac helps get rid of distractions & focuses on the current task by highlighting the front window and fading out background windows. Check it out.
Using the Mac launcher Alfred? If so, you may be wondering if the Powerpack upgrade is worth purchasing. We’ll help you decide by explaining the benefits.