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How to Allow Apps from Anywhere in macOS Sierra Gatekeeper

Sep 27, 2016 - 4 Comments
Allow apps from anywhere in Gatekeeper for macOS

Gatekeeper in macOS Sierra is now stricter than ever, defaulting to only allow options for apps downloaded from either the App Store or the App Store and identified developers. Advanced Mac users may wish to allow a third option, which is the ability to open and allow apps downloaded from anywhere in macOS Sierra.

macOS Sierra 10.12.1 beta 2 Released

Sep 27, 2016 - 5 Comments
MacOS Sierra on a Mac

Apple has released the second beta version of macOS Sierra 10.12.1. The new beta build arrives as 16B2333a and is available now to users participating in the beta testing programs.

How to Clean Install macOS Sierra

Sep 26, 2016 - 17 Comments
How to Clean Install macOS Sierra

Some advanced Mac users may like to perform a clean install of macOS Sierra, which is essentially the process of erasing a hard drive and then starting fresh with a new clean installation of macOS Sierra 10.12. After the clean install is complete, a separate backup of any necessary files is manually transferred back over … Read More

How to Create a Bootable macOS Sierra Installer

Sep 23, 2016 - 29 Comments
Create boot installer for macOS Sierra

Some Mac users like creating a bootable USB install drive for macOS Sierra, which offers for a way to easily update multiple machines, perform clean installs, and to have just as a backup Mac OS Sierra installer should the need arise. This walkthrough will demonstrate the exact steps necessary to create a boot installer drive … Read More

Fix Wi-Fi Problems in macOS Sierra

Sep 22, 2016 - 33 Comments
Fix Wi-Fi Problems in MacOS Sierra

Some Mac users are reporting wi-fi difficulties after updating to macOS Sierra 10.12. The most common wireless networking problems seem to be either randomly dropping wi-fi connections after updating to macOS Sierra, or an unusually slow or delayed wi-fi experience after updating a Mac to Sierra 10.12. We’ll walk through some some-tested troubleshooting steps to … Read More

7 of the Best macOS Sierra Features That You’ll Actually Use

Sep 21, 2016 - 59 Comments
MacOS Sierra on a Mac

macOS Sierra has many new features and enhancements, some of which are significant and others that are more minor yet still nice to have. We’ve picked a handful of features new to macOS Sierra that you’re sure to enjoy and actually use, read on and check them out.

How to Prepare for & Install macOS Sierra

Sep 20, 2016 - 29 Comments
macOS Sierra available to download now

With MacOS Sierra now available, Mac users can now get Siri on their computers, have improved iCloud integration, unlock their Macs with an Apple Watch, use Apple Pay on the web, and much more. Before you go diving right into updating to macOS 10.12 though, you should take a few precautionary steps to prepare for … Read More

macOS Sierra Download Released, Get it Now

Sep 20, 2016 - 37 Comments
macOS Sierra available to download now

Apple has released macOS Sierra, the latest major update to the Mac operating system. Versioned as Mac OS 10.12, the new Macintosh system software release includes a variety of new features, enhancements, and improvements to the Mac.

Second macOS Sierra GM Seed Available for Testers

Sep 15, 2016 - 14 Comments

Apple has released a new GM candidate seed of macOS Sierra to Mac users running the beta version of system software.

How to Stop iTunes from Updating iOS Software

Sep 12, 2016 - 6 Comments
Stop iTunes from updating iOS software

When you connect an iPhone or iPad to a computer with iTunes and an iOS software update is available, you will be notified with a pop-up that tells you a new version of iOS is available and asks if you want to update to the new version of iOS system software. Additionally, if you click … Read More

How to Search in PDF on Mac with Preview

Sep 10, 2016 - 11 Comments
Search box in Preview to search PDF on Mac

The Preview app on Mac opens PDF files and image documents, and also allows for the easiest way to search PDF files for contextual term matches on a Mac. Even better, Preview can search in PDF files for matches across multiple pages, and it actually highlights each match in bright yellow making it remarkably easy … Read More

Using a Mac Equivalent of Unix “tree” Command to View Folder Trees at Terminal

Sep 9, 2016 - 7 Comments
View Folder Tree Mac Command Line

Mac users who come from a unix background may appreciate knowing how to implement the equivalent to the Unix “tree” command in macOS and Mac OS X. There are actually a few different ways to show a folder tree in the Terminal of Mac OS X, we’ll cover an easy tree equivalent achieved through an … Read More

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