Storage media, including SSDs, will fail when you least expect it. macOS offers tools that can check the disk health of your SSD and other attached disks.
While working on a Mac, you can make use of the Continuity Camera feature to take a photo using your iPhone’s camera and directly import it to your Mac.
Apple has not made the “Hey Siri” activation function available on older Macs. Fortunately, there’s a workaround to access the “Hey Siri” command on older Macs.
Apple introduced Stacks in macOS Mojave to help people better organize their desktop. Here is how to enable Stacks and try it for yourself.
You can get your Mac to save power by automatically turning off the keyboard’s backlight after a specific time of inactivity. Here is how you can do so.
Taking a screenshot on Mac is easy. Here we show how to change the default screenshot location on Mac and how to save screenshots to the clipboard.
Some task apps have so many features that keeping them up to date is a task in itself. If you prefer a simpler option, TaskPaper might be perfect for you.
Apple’s new “Butterfly” mechanism keyboard is nowhere as good as it sounds, with it being plagued by constant noise and dust entrapment issues since its release.
Mac comes with a way for you to find out the cause of its failure. You can use Apple Diagnostics to troubleshoot your Mac and find out what is wrong with it.
Connecting a printer in Mac may seem confusing at first, but it’s pretty straightforward. Learn how you can easily add or remove printers on your Mac.
Safe mode is a diagnostic mode in OS, like Windows or macOS, designed for troubleshooting purposes. Learn how you can boot to Safe mode in macOS.
While uninstalling apps on macOS is easy, there are times where it leaves some residual files around. Learn how to completely uninstall apps on macOS.
If you’re looking for a graphical Git client, there are a bunch of GUI Git clients available for the Mac. Here are some of the best Git clients to try.
The default Terminal app on macOS works just fine, but it’s far from the only option available. Here are some of the best alternative terminal apps for Mac.
wget is a non-interactive command-line utility for download resources from a specified URL. Learn how to install and use wget on macOS.
If you rely on Spotlight but find it lacking features, an alternative launcher like LaunchBar could be just what you need. Check out how it works here.
Water can destroy electronics quickly, particularly on an expensive Macbook. Here are some fixes you can carry out to fix a water-damaged Macbook.
Sandboxing is a tool used by macOS to limit the damage that a hijacked app can do. Here is how macOS app sandboxing works to protect its users.
Apple Reminders is not a power user’s task management system, but Goodtask can keep its simplicity and features while adding another feature set of its own.
Flags are used by macOS to limit how a file can be changed. They’re set differently from permissions and run in a parallel structure alongside commands like chown and chmod.
Whether you’re selling or trading in your Mac, you need to reset everything. Learn how you can factory reset your Mac, restoring it to like-new condition.
Switching notes apps isn’t an easy decision. Fortunately, migrating your notes from Evernote to Bear is a fairly straightforward process.
Apple’s iTunes doesn’t support FLAC files natively. Here is how you can convert your FLAC files to ALAC format and import them to iTunes automatically.
What if you have a .ppt file on your Mac but have no access to PowerPoint. Luckily, converting Powerpoint slides to the Keynote format is straightforward.
While Microsoft Office is popular, it might not be suitable for everyone. For a Mac user, you might be surprised at what Pages and Numbers can offer.
2019 will be a big year for macOS. While we are sure to get new versions of macOS, there’s a few high-value features we expect to see.
Most viruses and malware are difficult to remove from your system. Learn how you can remove suspicious apps from your Mac and free your system from malware.
If you are frustrated by Finder’s limitations, Commander One can provide more functionality than Finder, catering to the needs of specific classes of users.
When dealing with source code, looking at the actual bits that compose the file can be hugely valuable. Here’s how you can view hexadecimal source in macOS.
You can play retro games on macOS with an emulator. Learn how you can play retro games on macOS from NES, SNES, Nintendo 64, Game Boy, and more.
If you game on your Mac, you can use your PS4 controller to play games. Here is how you can easily connect your PS4 controller to your Mac.
Recording your screen on a Mac used to be a real trial, but it’s become incredibly easy in macOS Mojave. Here’s how you can record your screen on a Mac.
While the Xbox One controller is one of the finest handheld controllers on the market, connecting it to Mac is a hassle. Here’s how you can get it done.
One of the easiest ways to speed up your Mac is to cut down on the autorun application during startup. Here is how to stop programs running on startup in Mac.
Quicktime is not the only media player for macOS. There are plenty of alternatives. Elmedia Player is a handy and useful media player for macOS, as you’ll discover here.
New Mac games sometimes slip under the radar. We have rounded up the best Mac games for 2018. Here’s our ranked list of the best Mac games of 2018.
Since Apple expanded macOS Mojave’s Security and Privacy permissions, requests have only increased. Should you grant apps these permissions?
Your macOS does not support writing to an NTFS partition by default. To access your Windows drive, this is how you can write to an NTFS drive in Mac.
MacOS does come with a fully-featured calendar app, but If you’re looking for an alternative, these are some great calendar app alternatives for your Mac.
Every time a Mac starts up or reboots, it is accompanied by the startup sound. Here is how you can permanently disable Mac’s startup sound.
If you have various scanned documents that need to be combined together, you can easily do so in macOS without additional software. Here’s how it can be done.
If you want to record music or spoken word on your Mac, you’ll need to have a microphone. We’ll show you here how to set up an external microphone on macOS.
If you are using a wireless mouse, and it is not working in macOS, here are some methods you can use to fix the mouse not working issue in macOS.
The built-in Dictionary app in macOS is a crucially overlooked resource. Learn how you can customize the Dictionary app and put it to good use.
Redundancy is hugely important to a good backup regime. Learn how to use mutliple drives for a Time machine backup in macOS to ensure your data’s safety.
macOS Mojave’s Dark Mode is a major feature for late-night computer users. By default, it’s fairly dark. But there are ways of making Dark Mode even darker.
macOS Mojave changed the way screenshots work on macOS. Learn how you can use the new screenshot tools to do tasks previously only available in the Grab.app
Quick actions in macOS Mojave allow users to process files in repeatable ways. Learn how to create and use Quick Actions in macOS Mojave.
The MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar isn’t highly useful right out of the box. Fortunately, there are tools to dramatically improve the usefulness of the Touch Bar.