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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 Tag Files or Folders in MacOS

Nov 27, 2018 - 9 Comments
How to tag files in Mac OS

Tags allow you to organize, prioritize, arrange, and label any files or folders on the Mac. After a file is tagged in the Mac Finder, that file will be marked by the color-coded tag and its associated label, and you can then reference and access those tagged files by whatever assigned tag. You can even … Read More

How to Troubleshoot & Fix MacOS Mojave Wi-Fi Issues

Nov 19, 2018 - 14 Comments
Troubleshooting wi-fi problems in macOS Mojave

Have you been experiencing wi-fi problems since installing MacOS Mojave 10.14 on a Mac? While MacOS Mojave works great for most Mac users with compatible Macs (and even for many Macs that are unofficially able to run Mojave), a small number of MacOS Mojave users have discovered that wireless networking is having difficulties for them. … Read More

How to Change System Font to Lucida Grande in MacOS Mojave

Nov 16, 2018 - 3 Comments
Get Lucida Grande as system font in MacOS Mojave

Do you wish your MacOS Mojave Mac was using Lucida Grande as the system font, back like it did years ago? There’s no need to rub a genie bottle for such a wish, because developer Luming Yin has created a simple utility that modifies the system font in MacOS Mojave to be Lucida Grande, rather … Read More

How to Enable Dark Mode in MacOS Automatically on Schedule

Nov 15, 2018 - 6 Comments
How to enable Dark Mode theme on a schedule in MacOS

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could schedule the Dark Mode theme to enable itself automatically on your Mac, perhaps in the evening hours, and on a recurring schedule? That’s exactly what this tutorial is going to show you how to do, without needing to download or use any third party apps.

How to Get “Save As” Shortcut in MacOS Mojave

Nov 13, 2018 - 31 Comments
Get Save As Shortcut back in Mac OS

The Mac “Save As” keyboard shortcut allows you to quickly save a new version of an active document without re-writing the currently active document, which is perfect for many productivity situations where you’d want to save a current file as a different file type for compatibility reasons or as a backup version, or as a … Read More

5 Great Tips for Working on a Mac at Night or in Low Light

Nov 12, 2018 - 11 Comments
Tips for Using Mac at Night

Are you a night time Mac user? Many of us are, and MacOS has a lot of great features that can improve low light computing experiences. Whether you’re working in the dim evening or late at night, or even just in a dark room, we’ll share with you some helpful tips to make low-light Mac … Read More

How to Download San Francisco Fonts for Mac

Nov 11, 2018 - 4 Comments
San Francisco Fonts for Mac

Apple has created a custom font named “San Francisco” for use as the system font in iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS. It’s a gorgeously simple font that is highly legible regardless of what Apple system or display it’s used on, and if you’re a developer or designer you may appreciate having access to the San … Read More

Supplemental Update for New MacBook Air 2018 Released

Nov 7, 2018 - 16 Comments
Supplemental Update for MacBook Air 2018

If you have just received or are soon getting a brand new 2018 Retina MacBook Air anytime in the near future, don’t miss out on an important supplemental software update that is available for the machine. Apple has issued the supplemental software update specific to the new Retina MacBook Air, labeled as “macOS Mojave 10.14.1 … Read More

How to Enable Dashboard in MacOS Mojave

Nov 5, 2018 - 16 Comments
Enable Dashboard in MacOS Mojave

Dashboard is disabled by default in MacOS Mojave, but if you’re a fan of the handy underappreciated widgets feature on the Mac, for quick access to things like unit conversion tools, weather reports, calendar, a dictionary and thesaurus, world clocks, and more, then you will be happy to know that you can quickly enable Dashboard … Read More

How to Extract a XIP File in MacOS

Nov 2, 2018 - 3 Comments
Opening a xip file on Mac

Need to extract a .xip file? Maybe you’re trying to figure out what a .xip is that you came across on a Mac? The XIP (.xip) file format is an archive that is similar to zip, except that .xip files typically include a digital signature that can be verified on the operating system before the … Read More

MacOS Mojave 10.14.1 Update Released for Download

Oct 30, 2018 - 36 Comments
Download macOS Mojave 10.14 now available

Apple has released MacOS Mojave 10.14.1 for Mac users running the Mojave operating system. The first major update to MacOS Mojave includes a few new additions, along with various bug fixes and resolutions to issues that existed in the first release. For other Mac users, Apple has released security updates for Macs running MacOS High … Read More

How to Boot in Single User Mode on a Mac

Oct 29, 2018 - 2 Comments
How to Boot in Single User Mode on Mac

Advanced Mac users can boot into Single User Mode, which loads directly into the command line of Mac OS and skips the familiar friendly user interface. Booting into Single User Mode on a Mac can be helpful for some troubleshooting purposes and administrative tasks, but is generally best reserved for use by advanced Mac users … Read More

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