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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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Move a PiP Video Player Window Anywhere on Mac

Dec 19, 2016 - 1 Comment
Move the PiP window anywhere on Mac

Many of you may use the excellent Picture-in-Picture mode on the Mac to watch a video or movie while doing something else on the computer. In doing so you have likely noticed that the Picture-in-Picture (PiP) windows snap into one of the four corners of the Mac display. But what if you want to move … Read More

How to Fix Mail Not Showing Attachments in Mac OS Sierra

Dec 17, 2016 - 25 Comments
Mail download attachments all

Some Mac users have discovered that Mail app has stopped showing attachments after updating to Mac OS Sierra, despite not having manually removed the attachments themselves. Additionally, existing emails with attachments may appear as if the email attachments disappeared entirely. While having disappearing Mail attachments can be alarming, you can usually resolve this issue with … Read More

How to Use Tapback Messages on Mac

Dec 16, 2016 - Leave a Comment
Tapback message on Mac

Tapback messages offer an in-line visual icon response to any message, it’s a fun feature on iOS Messages app that is also one of the few message effect features available on the Mac.

How to Rename Apple Magic Mouse in Mac OS

Dec 15, 2016 - 2 Comments
How to rename a Magic Mouse on Mac

By default Mac OS will name a Bluetooth device like an Apple Magic Mouse as “Name’s Magic Mouse”, which makes it easy to identify. Some Mac users may wish to change that and assign a different name to their Magic Mouse or to rename the Magic Mouse however, perhaps to resolve a conflict, to not … Read More

How to See Battery Time Remaining on MacOS Sierra 10.12.2

Dec 13, 2016 - 37 Comments
How to check battery life in time remaining under MacOS

Apple has removed the battery time indicator from MacOS Sierra 10.12.2, meaning if you install the update on a MacBook Pro, MacBook, or MacBook Air, you will no longer get a battery life remaining estimate from the battery menu. Given that Mac laptops are inherently mobile and battery dependent, many users like to have a … Read More

MacOS Sierra 10.12.2 Update Released for Mac

Dec 13, 2016 - 80 Comments
MacOS 10.12.2 Update

Apple has released MacOS Sierra 10.12.2 update for downloading. The update aims to improve the stability and performance of Macs and is therefore recommended for users running prior versions of Sierra to install.

How to Show to ~/Library Folder in MacOS Sierra

Dec 12, 2016 - 23 Comments
The user Library folder in MacOS

The User Library folder is hidden by default in MacOS Sierra, but some advanced users may wish to show and access the ~/Library/ folder, which contains preference files, caches, and application support data. We’ll show you how to access the User Library folder quickly, as well as how to set MacOS Sierra Finder to always … Read More

Mac White Screen? How to Fix a White Screen on Boot

Dec 10, 2016 - 20 Comments
Resetting a macOS Sierra password

Rarely, a Mac may fail to boot and get stuck on a white screen, otherwise failing to turn on as expected. While a Mac may get stuck on a white screen at random, users will usually discover the problem after updating system software, where the Mac starts up but quickly halts on an all white … Read More

8 of the Silliest Uses of Touch Bar on MacBook Pro

Dec 9, 2016 - 15 Comments
Touch Bar playing the game DOOM

The Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro is being advertised as a brilliant tool that will contribute to the next leap forward in human innovation, but that doesn’t mean users can’t have a little lighter hearted fun with the new Touch Bar too! Here are some of the absolute silliest uses of Touch Bar … Read More

Window Snapping on Mac: How to Use It

Dec 6, 2016 - 17 Comments
Use Window Snapping on Mac OS

Mac users now have a window snapping feature built directly into Mac OS, which allows users to easily snap windows to aspects of the screen or against one another. This offers a nice way to quickly and precisely align windows, and it’s more or less the Mac equivalent feature of window snapping from the Microsoft … Read More

Fixing “The application ‘Application.app’ is not open anymore” Mac Error

Dec 4, 2016 - 8 Comments
Fix Application not open anymore Mac error

One of the more brilliantly worded Mac errors you may encounter is the curious “The application ‘Application.app’ is not open anymore.” message. This error is often seen when trying to interact with Preview, Finder, Steam, or many other apps either through one of the apps related files or through the app itself. Once you see … Read More

How to Record Video on Mac with Webcam & QuickTime

Dec 4, 2016 - 5 Comments
Record a video on Mac with QuickTime

Ever wanted to record a video on a Mac using the computers built-in camera? Maybe you want to capture a special moment as a movie, record a quick video note, record a movie for social media, or for any other purpose. Whatever the reason, you can easily record video on Mac using the front facing … Read More

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