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How to Stop Receiving Beta Updates in MacOS Mojave

Sep 28, 2018 - 1 Comment
How to stop receiving beta MacOS updates

If you are (or were) participating in the beta testing program for MacOS Mojave and have since updated to the final version of Mojave, you may wish to no longer receive beta software updates. By opting out of beta updates in MacOS Mojave, you will be sure that a Mac only receives final stable builds … Read More

How to Install MacOS Mojave on Unsupported Macs with DosDude Mojave Patcher

Sep 27, 2018 - 35 Comments
MacOS Mojave on unsupported Macs

As you may know by now, the list of MacOS Mojave compatible Macs is more strict than previous releases of Mac OS system software, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t install and run macOS Mojave on some unsupported Macs. If you’re an advanced Mac user and you’re reasonably brave (and have adequate backups), then … Read More

How to Make a Bootable MacOS Mojave Installer Drive

Sep 26, 2018 - 17 Comments
How to make a MacOS Mojave Bootable Installer Drive

Want to make a MacOS Mojave bootable USB installer drive? It’s pretty easy to do, as long as you have the MacOS Mojave installer app and a USB flash drive. Much like prior versions of Mac OS, you can easily create a bootable install drive for MacOS Mojave 10.14. These boot install drives allow for … Read More

How to Fix Blurry Fonts in MacOS Mojave for Non-Retina Displays

Sep 26, 2018 - 12 Comments
How to adjust font smoothing settings in macOS Mojave

Do you think fonts and screen text looks fuzzy, blurry, or excessively thin in macOS Mojave? If so, it may be due to changes in anti-aliasing in Mojave, particularly for users with non-retina displays. If you are running macOS Mojave on a Mac without a retina display, or with an external monitor that does not … Read More

8 Great MacOS Mojave Features You’ll Actually Use

Sep 25, 2018 - 40 Comments
New macOS Mojave features

MacOS Mojave is one of the more exciting MacOS system software releases in quite some time, with many new interesting features and capabilities tucked throughout the new release. Some of those new features are more interesting and or useful than others however, so we’re going to focus on a handful of new features in macOS … Read More

How to Update MacOS Mojave Beta to Final Version

Sep 24, 2018 - 2 Comments
How to update macOS Mojave beta to final version

If you’re running a beta version of MacOS Mojave you certainly will want to update to macOS Mojave final version, but you may have noticed that visiting the Software Update preference panel shows no available update despite the final version of macOS Mojave being available to download now. Does that mean you’re stuck running the … Read More

How to Prepare for and Install macOS Mojave

Sep 24, 2018 - 31 Comments
Install macOS Mojave

Now that MacOS Mojave is available to download for all Mac users, you may be interested in updating to the latest and greatest Mac system software release. But before diving in with the installation, it’s often a good idea to prepare a Mac for a major system software update. This article will go through a … Read More

Download MacOS Mojave Now

Sep 24, 2018 - 19 Comments
Download macOS Mojave 10.14 now available

Apple has released macOS Mojave (versioned as MacOS 10.14) for all Mac users with a Mojave compatible Mac. MacOS Mojave includes an all new Dark Mode theme for the general interface, desktop Stacks to help declutter a desktop, new screenshot tools and capabilities, a variety of improvements to Finder, the inclusion of several new apps … Read More

How to Use Maps in Globe View on Mac

Sep 10, 2018 - 11 Comments
Globe view in Maps for Mac

Have you ever wanted a little digital globe you could interact with, spinning the Earth around to see the continents, oceans, and features of our planet? If so, you’ll be happy to discover that the Maps app on the Mac has a hidden globe view that allows you to interact with and spin planet Earth … Read More

How to Disable True Tone on MacBook Pro Display

Sep 8, 2018 - 3 Comments
How to disable True Tone on Mac Display

The latest MacBook Pro models include True Tone capable displays which automatically adjust the screen colors to resemble external ambient lighting conditions. This feature can make the screen appearance more pleasing to the eye in some lighting situations, but if you require color accuracy for your work, you may find the True Tone feature to … Read More

How to Get Octal File Permissions from Command Line in Mac OS

Sep 6, 2018 - 2 Comments
Getting file permissions in octal format on Mac

Command line users are likely familiar with using chmod to set file permissions in numerical or octal format, for example running a command like ‘chmod 755 filename’, but have you ever wondered how you can get file permissions in octal format? If you want to see or view the octal numerical value of permissions of … Read More

How to Delete a Fingerprint from MacBook Pro Touch ID

Sep 5, 2018 - 1 Comment
MacBook Pro 2018 Touch Bar model with CPU throttling slows down performance

If you have a Mac equipped with Touch ID, like one of the Touch Bar MacBook Pro models, you probably already know how to add fingerprints to Touch ID on the Mac thereby allowing your finger print to unlock the computer and make purchases. But what if you want to delete a fingerprint from the … Read More

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