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How to Prepare for & Install macOS Sierra

Sep 20, 2016 - 30 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

macOS Sierra GM Download Available Now to All Beta Testers

Sep 8, 2016 - 19 Comments
macOS Sierra download available now

The macOS Sierra GM Candidate build is available to download and install now for all Mac users who are participating in either the Public Beta or Developer Beta testing programs.

macOS Sierra Release Date Set for September 20

Sep 7, 2016 - 20 Comments
macOS Sierra

Apple has announced the official release date of macOS Sierra will be Tuesday, September 20. All users with a Mac compatible with macOS Sierra will be able to download and install the update free of charge.

How to Trigger an Alert Dialog Pop-Up from Command Line in Mac OS

Sep 6, 2016 - 5 Comments
Trigger an alert dialog from command line on Mac

Ever wished you could make a dialog alert pop-up on the Mac by way of the Terminal? Well it turns out that you can with the always useful osascript command, which allows execution of AppleScript from the Terminal. For those who spend a lot of time at the command line of MacOS, this can be … Read More

How to Print Double Sided on Mac

Sep 6, 2016 - 11 Comments
Double sided duplex printing on Mac

Macs with access to a printer capable of printing double sided can print any document as a two-sided print, meaning that each page of the document will go on the front and back of the piece of paper, kind of like a book. This is a popular printing method for many situations, whether it’s manuscripts, … Read More

How to Resize a Photo on Mac

Sep 5, 2016 - 7 Comments
How to Resize a Photo on Mac

Resizing a picture changes the resolution of the image, either increasing or decreasing it as desired by the user. On the Mac, one of the simplest ways to resize a photo is using the bundled Preview application, which is available in all versions of macOS and Mac OS X.

How to Install & Play Warcraft 3 on Mac (macOS Sierra, OS X El Capitan, etc)

Sep 3, 2016 - 10 Comments
Install and play Warcraft 3 on Mac

Warcraft 3 was (is?) a popular strategy game which was released in 2002 for Mac and Windows. It’s obviously not exactly a new game, so why bother discussing it now? Well in short, because Mac users can install and play Warcraft 3 for Mac again, without having to use Wine, Boot Camp, emulators, or virtual … Read More

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