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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 Uninstall Java on a Mac

Jun 16, 2017 - 19 Comments
How to uninstall Java from Mac OS

Many Mac users don’t need Java on their computer, but if you happen to have Java installed and want to remove it from a Mac then you can uninstall Java and JRE with a little effort.

How to Dual Boot MacOS High Sierra Beta & Sierra on Partitions

Jun 14, 2017 - 8 Comments
Dual boot MacOS High Sierra on a new partition

The macOS High Sierra beta can be installed and dual booted alongside a stable release of MacOS Sierra, El Capitan, or another Mac OS X release. This can be a suitable option for developers, beta testers, and pro users who want to try out the new MacOS 10.13 beta release without overly committing to it, … Read More

Get the MacOS High Sierra Default Wallpaper

Jun 13, 2017 - 7 Comments
MacOS High Sierra default wallpaper

The default wallpaper in MacOS High Sierra is a beautiful autumn lakeside scene featuring mountains frosted with a light snow, it looks fantastic but you don’t need to wait until the final High Sierra release is available to use this great wallpaper right now.

How to Make Bootable MacOS High Sierra 10.13 Beta Installer USB Drive

Jun 12, 2017 - 12 Comments
Install macOS High Sierra beta via USB installer

MacOS High Sierra 10.13 beta offers the createinstallmedia tool allowing for the creation of a macOS High Sierra bootable installer drive. Many advanced users prefer to install major Mac OS releases this way since it offers a single boot tool to partition, update, or install macOS from, and though it’s considered advanced it’s really not … Read More

5 Notable New Features Coming to macOS High Sierra

Jun 9, 2017 - 19 Comments
MacOS High Sierra

macOS High Sierra isn’t necessarily a giant feature packed system software release, and instead it aims to improve and refine the overall experience of the Mac operating system. But that doesn’t meant there aren’t some exciting new features and changes coming to macOS 10.13 when it debuts in the fall. Let’s review a handful of … Read More

MacOS High Sierra Compatible Macs List

Jun 6, 2017 - 25 Comments
MacOS High Sierra compatible Macs list

Apple will launch macOS High Sierra, versioned as MacOS 10.13, later in the year. With a variety of new features and enhancements to the Mac operating system on the way, you’re likely wondering if your Mac or perhaps other Mac models will be supported by the latest operating system. The good news is that macOS … Read More

MacOS 10.13 High Sierra Release Date Set for Fall

Jun 5, 2017 - 12 Comments
MacOS High Sierra

Apple has announced the next Mac OS system software release, which will be named macOS High Sierra and versioned as 10.13. The upcoming Mac system software version includes various new features and updates to the Mac operating system, including an all new file system, enhancements to Safari, Photos, and Mail app, and include various under … Read More

Show the Original Item from an Alias in Mac OS

Jun 1, 2017 - 3 Comments
Finding original items by alias on Mac

Using Mac aliases as a shortcut for launching apps, files, and folders is a great trick for Mac users, particularly when you’re using a series of aliases for otherwise deeply buried items in the Finder file system. But what if you made an alias of something and you now want to access the original item … Read More

How to Add a Word or Spelling to Spellcheck on Mac

May 31, 2017 - 8 Comments

Did you know you can easily add new words to spellcheck in Mac OS? By adding a new word, the spellcheck engine in Mac OS will stop flagging that word as a typo or spelling error, which is often shown as a red underline under the word. This is helpful for new words not actively … Read More

7 of the Biggest Mac Annoyances & How to Fix Them

May 30, 2017 - 75 Comments

The Mac is a fantastic platform that is intuitive, user friendly, easy to use, powerful, and comparatively free of problems and nuisances. But that’s not to say that Mac OS doesn’t have some frustrating aspects or features too. This post aims to address some of the bigger annoyances that may be encountered on a Mac, … Read More

Run Hypercard on Modern Mac OS via Web Browser

May 27, 2017 - 14 Comments
Hypercard on Mac in a web browser

Do you remember Hypercard? If you’re a (very) longtime Mac user, you might recall tinkering with the amazing Hypercard application, described by the creator as “a software erector set, which lets non-programmers put together interactive information” using the HyperTalk scripting language along with an easy to use interactive interface builder. Though Hypercard was never brought … Read More

How to Quickly Track a Package from Mac OS

May 25, 2017 - 9 Comments
Track a package from the Mac easily

You can quickly track any package or parcel from the Mac, all you need is an email or message that contains the tracking number. The instant package tracking ability is a data-detectors feature that will automatically recognize most tracking numbers in commonly used apps on the Mac and allow you to take action to quickly … Read More

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