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How to Find Friends or Family with Find My (iPhone, iPad, Mac)

Jan 22, 2020 - 6 Comments
Find My app on Mac

The FindMy app for iPhone, iPad, and Mac can be used to easily find people, whether they are friends, family, or anyone else sharing their location with you. You can quite literally find them on a map where ever they are located with this feature, a very handy feature for many people. We’ve already explained … Read More

How to Setup a VPN on Mac

Jan 20, 2020 - 10 Comments
How to setup a VPN on Mac

Need to setup a VPN on Mac? Setting up a VPN on MacOS is very easy, as this tutorial will walk you through the steps to accomplish a manual VPN configuration on the Mac. VPN stands for Virtual Private Network, and VPN services are often used by businesses, enterprises, agencies, and individuals for a wide … Read More

Where are Notes Stored on Mac?

Jan 15, 2020 - 4 Comments
The Notes icon for Mac

Want to access Notes data on your Mac? Wondering where Notes are stored on the Mac? This article will show you where Notes are stored locally on a Mac and how to access that data. This of course assumes you use the Notes app, with or without iCloud, and if so all Notes will be … Read More

How to Update FireFox on Mac

Jan 10, 2020 - 3 Comments
How to update Firefox on Mac

Wondering how to update the Firefox web browser? Firefox is a popular web browser and some Mac fans may use it as their default browser. If you’re a Firefox user, you may have noticed that Firefox periodically updates itself automatically. But if you’re not quitting and relaunching the app often you can be stuck on … Read More

How to Access iCloud Photos from Windows PC

Jan 8, 2020 - 3 Comments
How to Access iCloud Photos from Windows PC

Have a Windows PC and want to access iCloud Photos? You can do that with ease as you’ll find out in this article. Since Apple introduced iCloud eight years ago, the service has been widely used to store photos, as they take up a chunk of physical storage space. For many users this is more … Read More

Use iPhone as an Escape Key on MacBook Pro Touch Bar with ESCapey

Jan 4, 2020 - 5 Comments
ESCAPE key for Mac running on iPhone

OK so here’s a silly one, don’t take this too seriously… but as you may know, up until the release of the 16″ MacBook Pro, all MacBook Pro with Touch Bar models removed the hardware escape key along with the function keys and replaced it with the Touch Bar virtual screen. Sometimes they will show … Read More

Get a Christmas Tree & Blinking Lights on the Mac Desktop with TreetopLights

Dec 24, 2019 - 3 Comments
TreetopLights for Mac

Want to decorate your Mac for Christmas and the holidays? How about putting some blinking Christmas lights and a tree on your Mac desktop? If you’re feeling festive then you’re in luck, because the classic Mac app TreetopLights still works on many Macs (as long as they have 32-bit apps support anyway, sorry Catalina).

How to Remove App Icons from Mac Dock

Dec 18, 2019 - 5 Comments
How to remove app icons from the Mac Dock

Want to remove an application from the Dock on Mac? You can easily remove app icons from the Mac Dock. This can offer a simple way to reduce clutter of the Mac Dock, but also to remove unwanted or unused apps from the Dock, or even just to customize the Dock for your personal preferences. … Read More

How to Use Sidecar on Mac with iPad as a Second Display

Dec 11, 2019 - 4 Comments
Sidecar settings panel

Sidecar allows an iPad to be used as a secondary external display with a Mac. This great feature was brought to Mac with macOS Catalina, and it makes it possible to extend a Mac Desktop onto a compatible iPad, giving you a second monitor without actually needing a second monitor.

MacOS Catalina 10.15.2 Update Released for Mac, & Security Updates for Older MacOS

Dec 10, 2019 - 12 Comments
MacOS Catalina 10.15.2

Apple has released MacOS Catalina 10.15.2 to Mac users running the Catalina operating system. The second point release update includes bug fixes, security enhancements, and some minor new features and adjustments, and is therefor recommended to install for any Mac users actively running MacOS Catalina. Mac users running older macOS releases will find Security Update … Read More

How to Force Restart a MacBook Air (2018/2019)

Dec 7, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to Force Restart MacBook Air

Wondering how to force restart a new MacBook Air 2019 or 2018 model? As you may have noticed there is no obvious power button like there used to be on old Macs, so the old approach to force restarting a Mac seems like it doesn’t apply to the newer MacBook Air 2019 and 2018 models. … Read More

How to Play & View SWF Files on Mac

Dec 2, 2019 - 1 Comment
Playing SWF file on Mac

Occasionally some Mac users may come across an SWF file that must be opened or accessed. If you have a SWF file that you need to view, play, or open on a Mac, you can do so with a variety of freely available tools. SWF is the file format for Adobe Flash files, and you … Read More

How to Find a Lost iPhone, iPad, Mac with FindMy on Mac

Nov 25, 2019 - 6 Comments
Find My Mac App

Lost an iPhone, iPad, or Mac? Losing something is not only really irritating, but depending on what you’ve misplaced it can be a costly endeavor, too. Thankfully Apple offers a way to try and find lost iPhones, iPads, and Macs and it’s called Find My. Now there’s an app by the same name available for … Read More

How to Convert HEIC to JPG on Mac Easily with Preview

Nov 22, 2019 - 8 Comments
How to convert HEIC to JPEG on Mac with Preview

You may occasionally need to convert an HEIC file to JPEG on the Mac, perhaps because someone sent you an iPhone picture in the HEIF / HEIC file format, for compatibility purposes, or for any other reason. This article will show you how to concert an HEIC file to JPEG file on the Mac using … Read More

How to Delete Siri & Dictation History on Mac and Opt-Out of Audio Recording Storage

Nov 21, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to delete Siri data and audio recordings from Mac

Want to delete and erase all Siri and Dictation history associated with a Mac from Apple servers? Additionally, can opt out of future audio storage and review of Siri recordings from a Mac. You can do both of these with the latest MacOS system software release, and this article will show you how.

MacOS Catalina 10.15.2 Beta 3 Available for Testing

Nov 20, 2019 - 1 Comment
MacOS Catalina beta

MacOS Catalina 10.15.2 beta 3 has been released by Apple for testing by Mac users enrolled in the Mac system software beta testing program. Usually a developer beta build becomes available first, soon followed by the same beta build as a public beta version.

How to Enable AirPods Pro Noise Cancellation & Transparency Modes

Nov 15, 2019 - 2 Comments
AirPods Pro noise cancellation and transparency features

Apples AirPods Pro are the first AirPods to offer both Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) and Transparency mode. Both of them are useful in different situations and you’ll probably want to make good use of them. Here, we’ll discuss these features a bit, and we’ll show you how to quickly and easily switch between both noise … Read More

All New MacBook Pro 16″ Released, Up to 64GB RAM & 8TB SSD

Nov 13, 2019 - 6 Comments
MacBook Pro 16 inch model

Apple has released an all new 16″ MacBook Pro, replacing the prior 15″ MacBook Pro model. The new MacBook Pro laptop features a larger screen with a higher resolution, a redesigned keyboard that returns to the scissor design mechanism and a physical Escape key, 9th generation Intel six core and eight-core processors, up to 64GB … Read More

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