Alternote is an Evernote-based note-taking and organizing app that retains your collection while giving you more features and a better writing experience.
If you’re looking to open the Gmail website whenever you click on email links in various browsers on your Mac, here’s how to set the Gmail website as the default mail app.
There are multiple ways to convert a DOCX file to a PDF file on your Mac. However, this is one the most convenient and fastest ways because it only requires right-clicking on a Word file.
Quitter is a Mac app that helps you automatically quit the apps that have been open for some time but are not used to help free up resources. Here’s how it works.
You can’t schedule emails in the Mac Mail app natively, but with a little trick and an Automator script, scheduling emails is a snap. Here’s how it’s done.
Want to create a blank disk image on your Mac for your storage? This guide will help you do that so that you can add and delete files as needed.
Besides regular photo albums, iPhoto and Photos for Mac allows you to create Smart Albums to organize photos in a much smarter way. Here’s how to create and use them.
Did you know that the Mac Reminders app allows you to easily create a reminder for emails so you don’t forget about them? Here’s how to do that.
Want to run UNIX commands on your Mac via the Command Line Tools utilities? You can do so with our without Xcode. Here’s how to do it without.
If you find Adobe Flash on your Mac to be a threat to the security of your machine, you can follow this guide to get that utility removed.
If you have several calendars for different purposes, you may want to set one of them as the default calendar. Here’s how to set the default calendar in OS X and iOS.
Want to keep the notes on your Mac private? Here’s how to lock them so that only you can see what’s in them and no one else.
If you have files you don’t want nosy eyes to see on your Mac, this tutorial shows how to hide files (zip archive) inside another file (image). Users only see the image file and not the zip archive.
If you have some Pages files that you want to be able to open in Microsoft Word, here’s two methods of converting them from Pages to Word.
Looking to keep your Mac desktop uncluttered? One option is to hide the device icons. Here are two ways to hide them, allowing you to get them back when desired.
If you’re looking to record your iPhone screen without using third-party apps, here’s how to do so using QuickTime on your Mac.
If you’re an Evernote user wanting to switch to Apple Notes, you’re in luck. Apple has made it easy to migrate from Evernote to Apple Notes. Here’s how.
Annoyed by all of the unused services on your Mac’s context menu? Here’s how you can remove those unused and unwanted services.
Feeling a little nostalgic and looking to play Sega Dreamcast games on your Mac? This article shares different ways to emulate this retro system on the Mac.
Did you know that you can create animated gifs on a Mac without a third-party app? All it takes is an Automator service and the right-click button.
Watching movies in a language other than your native one is possible but hard to understand. Here’s how to search subtitles for movies so you’ll enjoy them.
If you use the Photo Booth app for Mac, you’ve probably noticed pictures are saved to a secret place, making it hard to access the images. Here’s a solution.
Day One is a beautiful journaling app that can make you look forward to writing a journal regularly. It’s available for Mac, iOS, and Apple Watch. Check it out.
Did you know that the Mac’s built-in system panel allows you to set a photo library as the screen saver on your Mac? Here’s how it’s done.
Have you ever wanted to dim the display on your Mac below the default setting? If so, check out this free app called Shady.
Wondering how to include the mouse cursor in screenshots on Mac? Here’s how to use the built-in utilities Preview and Grab to capture a screenshot with cursor.
Fruit Juice is a battery management app that sits silently in the menubar while analyzing your battery to help extend your Macbook’s bettery life. Here’s how it works.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tired of having to enter your password when downloading free apps in the Mac App Store? Here’s how to bypass the password prompt for free apps.
In order to create an HTML signature in the Mail app on your Mac, you need to go through a nifty trick that gets the job done for you. Here’s how it works.
Most people think of QuickTime as a video player, but it has the capability to extract audio from video files. Here’s how.
Dr. Cleaner is a free Mac utility app that helps to clean your Mac and provides you with better computer performance by optimizing your Mac OS X disk and memory. Here’s how it works.
The latest version of Safari on Mac allows you to clean the cache files individually instead of removing all browsing data. Here’s how to enable and use it.
Letterspace is a light note-taking and organizing app for Mac and iOS. It supports Markdown and can export to multiple formats. Here’s how it works.
Concerned about security on your Mac? Luckily, you can use Stealth Mode to make it more difficult for hackers and malware to find you. Here’s how.