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.
Want to get rid of the Caps Lock key entirely? Here’s your best option: disabling it. This quick tip will show you how to disable caps lock on your Mac.
Looking to disable sound effects on your Mac such as the screenshot sound, moving files to trash, emptying the trash, etc,? Here are two ways to do it.
Have your parental controls set perfectly on one user account and want the same settings on another account? Here’s how to copy parental controls to another account.
Here is what you can do when you lose your iPhone and don’t have or can’t recall your Apple ID or password.
Have a PDF file that you want to split so that you can save just the pages needed? Here’s how you can easily and quickly split PDF files on your Mac.
Looking for settings for custom resolutions in Mac OS X? This article will show you where to find them and also includes useful facts relating to displays.
While the retina display on a Mac is nice, you may sometimes want or need to launch apps in low resolution. If so, here’s how you can do that.
CCleaner, a popular utility for Windows, is now available for Mac. Is CCleaner for Mac as good as the Windows version? Let’s find out.
Have an old Apple computer? Don’t get rid of it! Instead, use these five tips to revive it and make something cool out of it (such as a TV box).
Polymail is a great email client for Mac and iOS. It has unique features like tracking, scheduling, snoozing, send cancellation and one-click unsubscribe. Check it out.
DeskConnect is an app that lets you send files between Mac and iOS devices. From text to clipboard contents to websites links to map locations to documents, it has you covered.
Do you use the dictation feature on your Mac? If not, that means the files are taking up valuable space. Here’s how to delete the enhanced dictation files.
The MiniPlayer is a small version of iTunes. If you always want it in the front, here’s how to place iTunes MiniPlayer on top of all your windows on Mac.
In this article we take a look at Roccat Browser 5 for Mac. Does it have what it takes to become your new default browser? Let’s find out.
If you have a partition on your Mac that you don’t use anymore, you may want to reclaim that space. Here’s how to erase and remove a partition on your Mac.
Want to switch from your current web browser to Safari without losing bookmarks, history, and passwords? Here’s how to import data to Safari from another browser.
How many times have you accidentally quit an app on your Mac? Tired of this happening? Try QBlocker, a free app to help you stop quitting apps accidentally.
Unlike Windows, you can’t create a new blank text file on your Mac. However, with a quick Apple Script or Terminal command, all of that changes.
If you want to remove all instances of the “.DS_Store” files in your folder, here is how you can delete “.DS_Store” files with a simple command.
By default, the trash icon isn’t on the Mac’s desktop. Luckily, you can add a trash icon to the desktop in just a few short steps. Here’s how.
Did you know that Automator on Mac is a great way to automate your workflow? You can even use it to back up contacts in OS X. Here’s how.
If you’re using the Apple Notes app, you may want to protect your info from prying eyes. Here’s how to lock Apple notes with Touch ID and a password.
Sometimes the easiest way to speed up your Mac is by clearing the cache and RAM contents. Best of all, you can use the purge command to do so. Here’s how.
Looking for an alternative to Spotlight? Lacona is a free Mac Launcher that is currently in beta stage. It also has a few nice surprises worth checking out.
Safari on Mac lets you view the source code of a webpage but not like in Chrome or Firefox.You’ll first need to unlock a hidden menu. Here’s how.
If you would prefer Google Chrome send you notifications natively on a Mac, here’s how to enable Chrome’s native notifications for better functionality.
Capto is a screen capture app for Mac that can capture any screen image and record videos of screen activities. Here’s a closer look at its features.
Tired of your account name taking up extra room on your Mac’s menu bar? Here’s how to remove your name from the menu bar to get your space back.
If you’re tired of the default OS X El Capitan app icons and want to give them a new look, here’s how you can customize them using built-in Mac tools.
If you want to remove an audio track from a video file on you Mac, here’s how you can use the iMovie app to do so without the use of any other apps.
The Open With and Always Open With options on Mac are extremely useful because they allow you to open a file in different apps (or a single preferred app). Here’s how these features work.
The OS X we once knew and loved is gone. From now on it will be called macOS, and Sierra is the name of the newest version. Here’s what’s new.
Looking to have iCloud sync your calendar subscriptions across your Apple devices? Here’s how you can do so using your Mac.
If you’re using the Mail app for Mac and want to show only unread emails, here’s how you can do so using the Smart Mailbox feature.
If you want to make sure that your sensitive documents and files are completely removed from your Mac, here are a couple of ways to securely delete them.
By default, you cannot delete all of the photos on your iPhone at once. This tutorial will show you how to delete photos on your iPhone using your Mac.
Did you know that you can create a PDF file using the print menu on your Mac? It’s much like printing but instead uses the “Save as PDF” option.
Have you ever wanted to display a website as your screen saver? You’re in luck. WebViewScreenSaver is a Mac app that turns any website into a screen saver.
Apple has made significant changes and improvements to its Notes app since it first arrived on the scene. Here are some ways you can get the most out of it.