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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 Invert Images with Pixelmator on Mac

Aug 31, 2019 - Leave a Comment
Invert image on Mac with Pixelmator keystroke

Want to invert an images color in Pixelmator for Mac? Inverting a picture does exactly what it sounds like, it takes an image and inverts the colors so that each color is its opposite. There are two ways you can invert images in Pixelmator on the Mac, one using a keystroke combination and the other … Read More

How to Disable Location Based Apple Ads on Mac

Aug 30, 2019 - 3 Comments
How to disable location for Apple Ads on Mac

If you want to disable location based Apple ads showing on the Mac in various Apple apps and products, you can do so with a settings adjustment. In situations like these, location data is typically used to make ads more relevant to you and your location, but some people may prefer to not have location … Read More

New Supplemental Update for MacOS Mojave 10.14.6 Released

Aug 26, 2019 - 13 Comments
MacOS Mojave supplemental update aug 26 download

Apple has released another new supplemental update to macOS Mojave 10.14.6. The supplemental software update includes bug fixes, security enhancements, and performance improvements, and is therefore recommended for all Mac users running MacOS Mojave to install. The new supplemental update will bring macOS 10.14.6 to build 18G95. Specifically, the new supplemental update aims to fix … Read More

How to Delete an APFS Volume from Mac

Aug 22, 2019 - 3 Comments
Finished deleting APFS volume on Mac

If you have created a new APFS volume on a Mac for some purpose, perhaps to run a different version of MacOS on, you may eventually wish to remove that volume from the APFS container. Deleting an APFS volume removes all data on that volume and is irreversible, so make sure that you are targeting … Read More

Screen Saver Stuck on Mac? How to Fix It

Aug 17, 2019 - 6 Comments
Mac stuck on screen saver

Ever had your Mac get stuck on the screen saver? This can happen sometimes and when it does the Mac is unusable since the screen saver is quite literally stuck activated. The most obvious symptom of this problem is just as it sounds; the screen saver is enabled and active, but the Mac won’t respond … Read More

How to Show All Drive Devices in Disk Utility for MacOS

Aug 16, 2019 - 9 Comments
How to show all disk devices in Mac Disk Utility

You can adjust a setting in Disk Utility for Mac to see all device disks and drives connected to a Mac. This will make it so that you can view the containing drive (like “Apple SSD”) rather than simply the partition or volume that is accessible by the user facing part of the file system … Read More

How to Adjust Screen Brightness on Mac from Command Line

Aug 14, 2019 - Leave a Comment
Terminal in macOS

Want to change the screen brightness on Mac from the command line? You can use the Terminal to adjust screen brightness to be brighter or dimmer with a few different methods, as we’ll demonstrate here. First we’ll show you a handy way to increase or decrease Mac screen brightness using osascript at the command line, … Read More

How to Opt Out of MacOS Catalina Beta Updates

Aug 13, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to remove the macOS beta profile

Want to stop getting beta updates to MacOS Catalina or Mojave? You can opt-out of receiving beta system software updates by removing the beta profile from a Mac. This works the same with both the public beta and developer beta profiles of MacOS system software.

How to Open a VMDK File in VirtualBox

Aug 12, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to open VMDK in VirtualBox

Need to open a VMDK file in VirtualBox? This article will show you how to setup and use a VMDK virtual machine file with VirtualBox. This particular tutorial is demonstrated on a Mac, but using a VMDK with VirtualBox this way should work the same on Windows and Linux too.

How to Make FaceTime Video Calls on Mac

Aug 11, 2019 - Leave a Comment
FaceTime

If you have a Mac you can easily make FaceTime Video calls to any other user with an iPhone, iPad, Mac, or iPod touch. FaceTime video chat offers a fun way to have conversations with people, and it can also be useful for business and other purposes too. This article will show you how to … Read More

How to Uninstall Malwarebytes on Mac

Aug 9, 2019 - 9 Comments
How to uninstall Malwarebytes from Mac

At some point in time you may have installed the popular Malwarebytes tool on a Mac to scan for malware, spyware, ransomware, junkware, and other garbage threats on a Mac, but at some point you may decide you want to uninstall Malwarebytes from the Mac and remove the utility from a computer. Whether you’re using … Read More

How to Install Malwarebytes on Mac to Scan for Malware & Adware

Aug 5, 2019 - 14 Comments
How to install Malwarebytes and scan and clean Mac malware adware virus etc

Malwarebytes for Mac is a popular and respected anti-malware tool for Mac that can help to clear a Mac of malware, ransomware, and viruses. While users can follow some simple tips to protect a Mac from viruses and trojans, and MacOS is fairly secure as-is from malware, junk ware, and adware, many Mac users often … Read More

How to Disable FaceTime on Mac

Aug 3, 2019 - 4 Comments
FaceTime on Mac

Some Mac users may wish to turn off FaceTime on their computer, thereby preventing FaceTime calls from ringing on the Mac, and also turning off the ability to make outbound calls too. By disabling FaceTime on the Mac, the Mac will not be able to accept, receive, or make any FaceTime calls, whether they are … Read More

How to Disable Screenshot Thumbnail Previews on Mac

Aug 2, 2019 - 14 Comments
How to disable screenshot thumbnails on the Mac

Do you want to turn off the screenshot thumbnails that show up on the Mac screen? You may have noticed that if you take a screenshot on Mac a little screenshot thumbnail preview pops up in the bottom right corner of the display and floats there for a few seconds. You can interact with that … Read More

Supplemental Update for macOS Mojave 10.14.6 Released

Aug 1, 2019 - 45 Comments
New macOS Mojave features

Apple has released a supplemental software update to the freshly released MacOS Mojave 10.14.6 update. The supplemental system software update apparently includes a bug fix to resolve an issue where some Macs were not waking from sleep properly, therefore it is recommended for all MacOS Mojave 10.14.6 users to install.

MacOS Catalina 10.15 Beta 5 Download Available

Jul 31, 2019 - 8 Comments
MacOS Catalina beta

Apple has released MacOS Catalina 10.15 beta 5 to users enrolled in the developer beta testing program. A developer beta release usually arrives first and is soon followed by the accompanying public beta build. Separately, Apple has released downloads for iOS 13 beta 5 and ipadOS 13 beta 5 for beta testers, along with new … Read More

How to Invert a Picture on Mac with Preview

Jul 27, 2019 - 1 Comment
The inverted picture with Preview is finished

Want to quickly invert a picture on the Mac? You can use the excellent bundled Preview application to invert any image, there is no need for any powerful or expensive photo editing tools. Just as it sounds, inverting a picture will take the colors of that image and reverse them to their opposite, so blues … Read More

How to Remove Mail Rules from Mac Mail App

Jul 26, 2019 - 1 Comment
How to remove Mail Rules in Mac Mail app

Want to remove Mail rules from Mac Mail? Or perhaps you need to disable Mail rules when an errant mail rule has wreaked some havoc in the Mail app? Perhaps you created a Mail auto-responder and no longer need that mail rule anymore, or maybe you misconfigured a mail rule which is causing some issues … Read More

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