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How to Prepare for macOS High Sierra

Sep 25, 2017 - 29 Comments
Prepare for MacOS High Sierra

MacOS High Sierra is now available as the latest Mac system software update from Apple, but instead of jumping right into the installation process you might want to take a few moments to properly prepare for the macOS High Sierra operating system update. We’ll review a few simple steps you can take before diving into … Read More

MacOS High Sierra Download is Available Now

Sep 25, 2017 - 23 Comments
MacOS High Sierra installer

Apple has released the final version of macOS High Sierra, available to download now for the general public. The new software update includes a variety of refinements and enhancements to the Mac operating system, along with a handful of new features.

Safari 11 for macOS Sierra & OS X El Capitan Released

Sep 19, 2017 - 42 Comments

Apple has released Safari 11 for macOS Sierra 10.12.6 and Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11.6. The update to Safari includes various security patches, bug fixes, and includes a handful of new features for the Mac web browser.

MacOS High Sierra GM Download Available Now

Sep 14, 2017 - 14 Comments
macOS High Sierra GM download is available

Apple has released the GM build of macOS High Sierra to Mac users participating in the developer preview and public beta testing programs. GM stands for Golden Master and typically represents the final build of what was beta software that will become the public release.

Release Dates for iOS 11 & macOS High Sierra Revealed

Sep 12, 2017 - 8 Comments
Release dates for iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra

Apple has announced that iOS 11 will be released to the general public on September 19 as a free download. Additionally, macOS High Sierra will debut as a free download on September 25 for Mac users.

How to Disable Handoff on Mac OS

Sep 10, 2017 - 13 Comments
Disabling Handoff on Mac

Not every Mac user will use the Handoff feature or want to keep it enabled, particularly if you share a Mac with a single login with other devices in the same household, then you may find Handoff to be unnecessary or unwanted as the little Handoff app resume icon appears in the Dock. Modern versions … Read More

How to Identify a Song Playing on a Mac with Siri

Sep 8, 2017 - 4 Comments
Identify what song is playing on Mac with Siri

Have you ever been watching a movie or video, or maybe you’re in a coffee shop or restaurant, and you hear a song or some music that you want to identify? If you’re on your Mac, your computer can recognize what songs are playing by using Siri. This is essentially the feature that also works … Read More

How to AirDrop from Mac to iPhone or iPad

Sep 7, 2017 - 12 Comments
AirDrop from Mac to iOS

Did you know you can use AirDrop to send pictures, videos, and files from a Mac to an iPhone or iPad? AirDrop between the Mac and an iOS device is fast and works very well, and it’s quite easy to use for wireless transmission of images, documents, and other data between different devices. This tutorial … Read More

How to Print Reminders Lists from a Mac

Sep 3, 2017 - 15 Comments
How to print Reminders lists on the Mac

If you use the Reminders app on the Mac, you may wish to print out a reminders list, maybe it’s a grocery list or a checklist of things you need to do. Curiously, the Reminders app for Mac does not include the ability to print, however. So how do you print a reminders list from … Read More

How to Determine File Encoding in Mac OS by Command Line

Sep 2, 2017 - 3 Comments

You can determine a files encoding and character set through the command line in Mac OS (and linux) by using the “file” command, which helps to retrieve general and specific information about a file type.

Have Siri Show Your Calendar & Appointments on iPhone, iPad, or Mac

Aug 30, 2017 - 1 Comment
What's on my calendar Siri

Are you having a busy day, and wondering what is next on your Calendar agenda? Maybe you forgot when that appointment is tomorrow? Or perhaps you’re wondering if you’re free next Tuesday for a meeting at a specific time? You can ask Siri to tell you, utilizing the virtual assistant as a little personal assistant … Read More

Use Paste and Go to Expedite Safari Web Browsing on Mac

Aug 29, 2017 - 9 Comments
Paste and Go in Safari for Mac

Safari for Mac has a nice little known feature that allows you to expedite the process of visiting websites based on a URL stored in your clipboard. This simple trick is called “Paste and Go” and you’ll only find it available under the proper conditions, including having a website link in the Macs clipboard and … Read More

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