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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 Clean Caches & Temporary Files from Mac OS

Apr 18, 2017 - 29 Comments
Clear caches and temporary files from Mac

Some Mac users may want to clear caches and clean out temporary files from Mac OS. Caches and temporary files can include things like web browser cache and history, messaging cache, app specific temp files and caches, partially completed downloads, and much more. While most apps will handle cache management on their own, and Mac … Read More

How to Resend Email in Mac OS Mail

Apr 15, 2017 - 3 Comments
Send Email Messages again in Mac Mail app

Every once in a while an email might fail to send, not get through to a recipient, or is just plain lost in the midst of a busy inbox. Or maybe that email was so fantastic you just want to send it again for fun? In these situations, you’d want to resend an email message, … Read More

How to Run MacOS Sierra in a Virtual Machine for Free, the Easy Way

Apr 11, 2017 - 32 Comments
Run Mac OS in Virtual Machine on a Mac

Advanced Mac users may find it useful to run macOS or Mac OS X in a virtual machine atop their existing Mac operating system. Creating a virtual machine for Mac OS is now easier than ever before, and we’ll show you how to set up easy Mac virtual machines on a Mac.

How to Add a New Email Account to Mac Mail

Apr 10, 2017 - Leave a Comment
Mail app icon

Many of us have multiple email accounts, whether they are for personal uses or work purposes, and thus Mac users may find it helpful to add a new email account to the Mail app in Mac OS. This guide will walk through the process of adding an email account to the Mac so that it … Read More

Fix Repeated “Your message could not be sent” Messages Error on Mac

Apr 7, 2017 - 11 Comments
Your message could not be sent error on Mac Messages

Mac users may encounter a pop-up error originating from the Messages app in Mac OS which informs them “your message could not be sent”. Often when this error dialog appears, it’s seemingly out of nowhere or when a Mac wakes from sleep or has rebooted. While it’s possible to encounter the “your message could not … Read More

5 Super Easy Yet Useful Tricks for Mac

Apr 5, 2017 - 25 Comments
Useful Mac tips

The Mac has a myriad of features available to make our computing lives easier and we cover them regularly, but here we will highlight five particularly simple yet incredibly useful tricks that Mac users can access and use. Some of these tips may be well known by power users, and others less known by everyone … Read More

How to Turn Off & Close Dashboard in Mac OS

Apr 4, 2017 - 13 Comments

The Mac Dashboard is an under appreciated feature in Mac OS that offers a screen of little widgets for displaying things like the weather, dictionary, stocks, currency conversion, ski conditions, world clocks, and more. The Dashboard feature is kind of like what the latest iOS widget lock screen offers, but on the Mac. For whatever … Read More

Fixing a Black Screen on Wake from Sleep on Mac

Apr 2, 2017 - 36 Comments
Mac Black screen on wake from sleep

Sometimes, Mac users may encounter a black screen when they wake their Mac from a sleep state. The issue is quite obvious if you experience it; when you attempt to wake a Mac from sleep or open your MacBook lid, the screen stays black, although the computer is obviously awake as often indicated by the … Read More

How Long Does Your MacBook Pro Battery Last?

Mar 30, 2017 - 52 Comments
See how long MacBook battery is really lasting

Have you ever wondered how long your MacBook Pro or MacBook battery really lasts? Apple usually advertises their laptops as having “all-day battery life”, but has that been your experience in practice? Wonder no more! We’ll show you how to check how long your MacBook, MacBook Pro, or MacBook Air battery is actually lasting so … Read More

How to Use Night Shift on Mac OS

Mar 28, 2017 - 35 Comments
Night Shift in Mac OS

MacOS now includes Night Shift, a feature which adjusts the screens hue color as daylight shifts to night. When the Night Shift feature is in use on a Mac, the display will shift to a warmer color in the evening hours and shift back to the regular color hue again in the daylight hours, this … Read More

MacOS Sierra 10.12.4 Update Released for Download

Mar 27, 2017 - 41 Comments
MacOS 10.12.4 update

Apple has released the final version of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to the public. The latest version of Mac OS can run on any computer which is compatible with Sierra. MacOS 10.12.4 includes a variety of bug fixes, security enhancements, and a few minor features as well.

How to Type Accents on Mac the Easy Way

Mar 22, 2017 - 17 Comments
Type accents on Mac the easy way

Many languages use accents and diacritic marks to change how a letter or vowel sounds. Accordingly, you may find it useful to know how to type accents and diacritical marks on a Mac using the keyboard. This should be particularly useful for users who also type or write in Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Greek, but … Read More

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