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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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How to Reinstall Steam Games on Mac (and Windows / Linux too)

Jul 21, 2018 - Leave a Comment
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If you have previously uninstalled Steam games from your computer to free up disk space or remove a distraction, you may eventually decide you want to reinstall the games that you had previously deleted. Or perhaps you have a game in your Steam library that you haven’t installed onto a new computer, but you want … Read More

How to Get Telnet for MacOS in Mojave or High Sierra

Jul 18, 2018 - 7 Comments
Get Telnet in Mac OS

Need to use Telnet in MacOS? Well, many Mac users have discovered that Telnet has been removed from modern versions of system software, including macOS Mojave and macOS High Sierra. Presumably this is to encourage using the ssh client instead, but there are many Mac users who need Telnet for a variety of reasons. Telnet … Read More

How to Get Dynamic Desktops on Any Version of Mac OS – Without Mojave!

Jul 16, 2018 - 3 Comments
Dynamic Desktops on any version of Mac OS

Dynamic Desktops are an interesting feature in MacOS Mojave that cause the desktop wallpaper to change throughout the day with the time, mimicking the changes in lighting that would occur in a scene as the day and night progresses. It’s a subtle but cool feature that brings some life to an otherwise static wallpaper. But … Read More

How to Uninstall Steam Games on Mac (and Windows / Linux too)

Jul 14, 2018 - 3 Comments
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Steam makes it easy to acquire and manage a great game library on a Mac, Windows PC, or Linux machine. But if you find that you’re not playing a particular game much anymore, or if you just need to free up some disk storage space to make room for something else, you might want to … Read More

How to Burn Files to a DVD / CD on Mac OS

Jul 11, 2018 - 4 Comments
How to burn files and data to DVD or CD disc on Mac

If you’re a Mac user that has a SuperDrive, DVD burner, or CD burner, you may be interested in knowing that modern versions of Mac OS continue to support a simple native ability to burn files directly to a DVD or CD disc. Burning files and data to a disc allows for easy backups and … Read More

MacOS High Sierra 10.13.6 Released, Security Update 2018-004 for Sierra & El Capitan too

Jul 9, 2018 - 17 Comments
MacOS High Sierra supported hardware list of compatible Macs

Apple has released macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 to Mac users running the macOS High Sierra operating system. The software update is said to include various bug fixes and security enhancements. Additionally, Mac users running Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 or macOS Sierra 10.12.6 will find security updates available on those machines, along with a … Read More

Get Retro with a Classic Mac Finder Clone for Modern MacOS

Jul 8, 2018 - 5 Comments
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Do you miss the retro old days of an ultra-simple Finder experience on the Macintosh? You know, way back in System 6 and System 7, when there was no visual complexity to the user interface of Finder, no myriad of features, it was just a simple file system browser. Yearn no more, because you can … Read More

Try a (Very Broken) Dark Mode on MacOS High Sierra

Jul 6, 2018 - 4 Comments
Try broken Dark Mode in macOS High Sierra

Mac OS has long had a dark menu and dark Dock option, and macOS Mojave 10.14 has a true Dark Mode theme that shifts the entire visual appearance to a pleasing dark interface scheme. But if you’re running macOS High Sierra 10.13.x, you can use a defaults command entered into the terminal to enable a … Read More

How to Find Where Homebrew Packages Are Installed on Mac

Jul 5, 2018 - Leave a Comment
Install Homebrew on Mac

Have you ever wondered where Homebrew puts the binaries from brew packages that are installed on a Mac? If you’re a Homebrew user, you may be interested in knowing where Homebrew puts everything and where to find the installed brew packages in Mac OS. We’ll show you the directory path where Homebrew keeps packages, and … Read More

MacOS Mojave Beta 3 Download Released for Testing

Jul 3, 2018 - 1 Comment
Install macOS Mojave beta

Apple has released macOS Mojave 10.14 beta 3 to users participating in the Mac OS system software beta testing program. Typically the developer beta update arrives before the public beta update, which follows soon after. Often the public beta version is labeled as a version behind the developer beta, even if the release build number … Read More

How to Change the Safari Download Location on Mac OS

Jul 1, 2018 - 13 Comments
How to change the Safari download location on Mac

By default, the Safari web browser for Mac will download any files to the Downloads folder of the active user account. Most Mac users will likely be satisfied with that, but some may wish to change the file download directory in Safari for Mac OS to another directory. Likewise, if you have changed the Safari … Read More

How to Stop Getting MacOS Beta Software Updates

Jun 30, 2018 - 10 Comments
How to stop getting MacOS beta software update

Want to leave the MacOS beta program and stop getting beta software updates on a Mac? This is a fairly common occurrence for many Mac users who either initially joined a beta and then later downgraded, Mac users who had beta software but now want to be on the regular stable software update channel, or … Read More

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