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Mac OS, Mac OS X, or macOS, is the operating system that resides on Apple’s desktop and portable computer lineup. Built upon a Unix core, it is easy to use yet highly advanced, extremely stable, and an excellent OS for productivity and creation. Browse through our articles or use the search feature to look for something specific that is pertinent to the Mac operating system.

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MacOS Mojave 10.14.4 Update Released for Mac

Mar 25, 2019 - Leave a Comment
MacOS Mojave 10.14.4

Apple has released MacOS Mojave 10.14.4 for Mac users running MacOS Mojave. The software update for MacOS includes bug fixes and enhancements and is therefore recommended for all Mac users running MacOS Mojave to install. Notable bug fixes that may be of particular interest to some MacOS Mojave users include resolutions aimed at addressing wi-fi … Read More

How to Format Emails on Mail for Mac the Easy Way

Mar 21, 2019 - 8 Comments
How to format emails on Mac Mail

Want to format your emails for some extra style and pizazz on the Mac? If you want to change the style and format of emails in Mail for Mac to customize the appearance of any email composition, forward, or reply, you’ll find there’s an optional and handy email formatting toolbar that can be made visible … Read More

How to Use AirPods with a Mac

Mar 20, 2019 - 1 Comment
How to use AirPods with Mac

AirPods are the incredibly convenient wireless headphones available from Apple that setup easily with an iPhone or iPad, but many AirPods users will likely want to use their AirPods with a Mac too. Setting up AirPods to work with a Mac is usually very simple, made especially easy if the AirPods are already configured to … Read More

How to Delete a Virtual Machine from VirtualBox

Mar 19, 2019 - 2 Comments
How to delete virtual machine from VirtualBox

Finished with a virtual machine and you want to delete it from VirtualBox? Maybe you setup a VM you no longer need, or cloned an OS VM and want to remove it, or perhaps you’re simply aiming to free up disk space by removing virtual machines from VirtualBox, whatever the reason it’s a simple process … Read More

Mac Randomly Double Typing Keys or Double-Spacing Between Words? This Might Fix It

Mar 13, 2019 - 18 Comments
How to fix Mac double typing keys issue

Have you ever been typing on a Mac laptop keyboard and noticed that hitting the spacebar sometimes randomly inserts double spaces between words? Or maybe you’re typing some other letter and randomly two of that key is doubled-typed? Some MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and MacBook users have discovered this happens seemingly at random, where hitting … Read More

How to Get “Hey Siri” on Unsupported Macs

Mar 8, 2019 - 7 Comments
Get Hey Siri on unsupported Macs

Have an older Mac but want Hey Siri voice commands? With a little effort, you can get ‘Hey Siri’ on unsupported Macs by using a creative workaround. While new Mac models can enable Hey Siri on the Mac as easily as checking a setting in system preferences, older Macs do not support the same Hey … Read More

How to Install Intel Power Gadget on MacOS Mojave

Mar 3, 2019 - 8 Comments
Intel Power GADGET on Mac

Intel Power Gadget for Mac is a processor monitoring tool that allows computer users to monitor the performance of an Intel processor in real-time. Intel Power Gadget will show you power and energy information in watts, the clock speed frequency of the CPU in GHz, the temperature of the CPU, and CPU utilization. It’s a … Read More

How to Remove a Bluetooth Device from a Mac

Mar 1, 2019 - 4 Comments
How to remove a Bluetooth Device from a Mac

Many wireless accessories and peripherals for the Mac connect to the computer with Bluetooth, but what if you no longer need a particular Bluetooth device connected to the Mac and you want to remove it? We’ll show you how to easily remove a Bluetooth accessory like a speaker, headphones, keyboard, mouse, game controller, or similar … Read More

How to Use Continuity Camera on Mac to Scan Documents or Take a Photo with iPhone or iPad

Feb 27, 2019 - 10 Comments
Use Continuity Camera on Mac to snap photo with iPhone or iPad

Continuity Camera is a great feature available in the latest versions of MacOS that allow a Mac to instantly use an iPhone or iPad for scanning documents or taking photos using that iOS devices camera. This allows you to use the high resolution camera of an iPhone or iPad directly from the Mac as a … Read More

How to Enable “Hey Siri” on Mac

Feb 25, 2019 - 22 Comments
How to enable Hey Siri on Mac

Mac users can enable “Hey Siri” on their computer, allowing for simple voice activation of the virtual assistant. Much like Hey Siri for iPhone and iPad, or Apple Watch, when Hey Siri is enabled on the Mac you can interact with Siri entirely with voice commands and without needing to click or tap on anything … Read More

How to Test ParrotSec Linux on a Mac with Parallels Desktop Lite

Feb 24, 2019 - 2 Comments
ParrotSec Linux running on Mac in live mode

Advanced Mac users who are interested in the world of Information Security (InfoSec) can easily test out ParrotSec Linux in live boot mode by using a virtual machine. In this particular walkthrough, we’ll show you how to quickly get ParrotSec running in live mode within the free Parallels Desktop Lite app, but if you want … Read More

How to Check What Mac OS Version is Running on a Mac

Feb 16, 2019 - 1 Comment
How to see what Mac OS version is on a Mac

Have you ever needed to know which version of Mac OS was on a computer? For some users the answer may be never, but others may need to know exactly what version of Mac OS system software is running on a particular Mac. Typically the need to know which MacOS version is on a Mac … Read More

How to Fix App “is damaged and can’t be opened. You should move it to the Trash” Error on Mac

Feb 13, 2019 - 8 Comments
App is damaged and can't be opened, move to Trash error message on the Mac

Some Mac users may occasionally run into a somewhat strange error when they try to open an app that was downloaded to their Mac, upon launching the app a little “verifying” progress bar will appear and stall for a moment before an error alert message says “Appname.app is damaged and can’t be opened. You should … Read More

How to Enable Stacks in MacOS to Clean Up Messy Desktops

Feb 12, 2019 - 8 Comments
How to use Stacks on Mac Desktop to tidy up messy files and clutter

If your Mac desktop is a mess of files and folders, you’re not alone. A messy desktop must be common enough that a feature called Stacks has been included in MacOS specifically to ease that burden. Basically Stacks cleans up a mess of files on your desktop automatically by arranging them into organized groups of … Read More

How to Disable Autocorrect in Microsoft Word for Mac

Feb 11, 2019 - 5 Comments
How to disable autocorrect in Microsoft Word for Mac

If you use Microsoft Word and Microsoft Office on Mac you may have noticed that Word has aggressive autocorrect functionality which is separate from the general MacOS autocorrect feature. Essentially this means that Microsoft Word autocorrect will continue even if you disable autocorrect in Mac OS through System Preferences. Autocorrect is often one of those … Read More

How to Bypass “Safari no longer supports unsafe extension” Error in Mac OS Mojave

Feb 8, 2019 - 11 Comments
Safari no longer supports unsafe extensions error message Mac

If you try to install an older Safari extension in modern Mac Safari versions, you will see an error message stating “Safari no longer supports the unsafe extension “Extension name”. You can find newer extensions reviewed by Apple in the App Store or Safari Extensions Gallery.” This error occurs because the latest versions of Safari … Read More

MacOS Mojave 10.14.3 Supplemental Update for Mac Available, Fixes Group FaceTime Bug

Feb 7, 2019 - 4 Comments
Download macOS Mojave 10.14.3 now available

Apple has released MacOS 10.14.3 Supplemental Update for MacOS Mojave, the update fixes the Group FaceTime security flaw that allowed for unauthorized Group FaceTime eavesdropping with the prior 10.14.3 build and is therefore recommended for all MacOS Mojave users to install. Separately, Apple also released iOS 12.1.4 update to resolve the same Group FaceTime issue … Read More

How to Allow Pop-Up Windows in Safari for Mac

Feb 5, 2019 - 2 Comments
How to allow pop-up windows in Safari for Mac

Pop-up windows on the web may be annoying in general, but many financial, banking, and tax websites use pop-ups to display documents or additional information. Thus while many people think of web pop-ups as frustrating or bad, sometimes they’re a necessary part of using a particular website or accessing some material. But pop-up windows are … Read More

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