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Mac OS, 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 Add & Delete Calendars on Mac

Sep 16, 2021 - 3 Comments
How to Add & Delete Calendars on Mac

Did you know that you can have multiple calendars, for different purposes? The Mac Calendar app makes it easy to help manage your schedule by adding and deleting calendars.

MacOS Big Sur 11.6 Released for Mac with Security Fixes

Sep 13, 2021 - 6 Comments
macOS Big Sur 11.6 update

Apple has released macOS Big Sur 11.6 for all Mac users running the Big Sur operating system, the update includes important security fixes for Mac, and is therefore recommended for all users to install. Additionally, Mac users running Catalina and Mojave will find security updates available for their Macs, labeled as Safari 14.1.2 and Security … Read More

How to Add & Remove People in Family Sharing Groups from Mac

Sep 13, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Add & Remove People to Family Group on Mac

Did you know that you can share your purchases and subscriptions with other Apple users? As long as you’re on a supported plan, Apple will allow you to share your subscriptions with up to five people at the same time. This is made possible with the help of Family Sharing. You can easily add and … Read More

Summon an Overlay Web Browser by Keystroke with Bonsai for Mac

Sep 10, 2021 - 1 Comment
Bonsai Browser on Mac

Bonsai is an interesting free app that allows you to summon a web browser anywhere on the Mac by keystroke. It’s intended for researchers and programmers, but due to the convenience of an instant web browser accessible from anywhere, it may have utility for other users too.

How to Use Speak Selection on Mac

Sep 9, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Use Speak Selection on Mac

Did you know that your Mac is capable of reading highlighted text out loud? This is a feature that could come in handy for many reasons, whether you prefer to have some particular text read, for accessibility reasons, if you’re focusing on something else, for dramatic effect, or myriad other purposes.

How to Markup, Draw, & Write on Images on Mac from Finder with Quick Look

Sep 7, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Markup, Draw, & Write on Images on Mac from Finder with Quick Look

Looking for a way to quickly annotate images and screenshots on your Mac, right from the Finder? Sure you could use Preview, or a third party app, but thanks to Markup it’s also a feature that is available natively in macOS Finder. Markup is also pretty easy to access and has all the basic tools … Read More

How to Enable Automatic Downloads for Music on Mac

Sep 7, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Enable Automatic Downloads for Music on Mac

Do you listen to a lot of music on your Mac when you’re browsing, working on your documents, or doing anything else? In that case, you may be interested in learning about the Music app’s automatic downloads feature that allows you to store your songs locally for offline listening.

Changing MAC Address in macOS Big Sur & Monterey with spoof-mac

Sep 5, 2021 - 4 Comments
Mac Terminal icon

If you want to change your MAC address in macOS Monterey or Big Sur, you can use the traditional method to spoof a MAC address, or you can use a slightly easier approach by using a command line tool called spoof-mac. We’ll be covering the mac-spoof method here, which relies on HomeBrew.

How to Change iMessage Apple ID on Mac

Sep 5, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Change iMessage Account on Mac

Do you want to use a different Apple ID specifically for iMessage from your Mac? This is actually pretty easy to do in macOS, though using multiple Apple ID’s is really not recommended.

How to Change Siri Voice on Mac

Sep 2, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Change Siri Voice on Mac

If you’re the kind of Mac user who personalizes their computer a lot, you may also be interested in changing the way Siri sounds when she replies to your voice commands. This is something that wasn’t possible until recently.

Fix Mac “App can’t be opened because it was not downloaded from the App Store” Error

Aug 30, 2021 - 3 Comments
Fix Mac app can't be opened because its was not downloaded from the App Store error

If you are attempting to open apps downloaded from the web or elsewhere on modern versions of macOS like Big Sur, you may see an error message that says something like ‘”AppName.app” can’t be opened because it was not downloaded from the App Store.’ Below that warning also states “Your security preferences allow installation of … Read More

Beta 6 of macOS Monterey Released for Testing

Aug 30, 2021 - Leave a Comment
MacOS Monterey Beta

Apple has released the sixth beta version of macOS Monterey for users involved in the testing programs. The sixth beta release comes three weeks after the fifth beta, and is now only one version behind beta 7 of iOS 15 and iPadOS 15. MacOS Monterey has various new features for the Mac, including Facetime screen … Read More

Mac Won’t Boot from Bootable Install Disk? This Might Be Why

Aug 25, 2021 - Leave a Comment
Boot a Mac from an external disk

Trying to start a Mac from a boot disk but it’s not working? And you’re sure you created the boot drive properly? There may be a few different reasons for this.

How to Create File Templates on Mac with Stationery Pad

Aug 25, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Create File Templates on Mac with Stationery Pad

Do you want to make changes to a file or document without affecting the original file? In that case, you might be interested taking advantage of Stationery Pad to easily create file templates on your Mac.

How to Change Video Download Quality for Apple TV+ on Mac

Aug 22, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Change Download Quality for Apple TV+ on Mac

If you’re an Apple TV+ subscriber who downloads episodes of your favorite TV shows for watching offline, you may have occasionally noticed that they’re not in the best video quality possible. However, this is something that can be fixed or adjusted easily on the Mac.

How to Change Subtitle Font Size on Mac

Aug 21, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Change Subtitle Font Size on Mac

Are you not happy with the text size of your subtitles while watching movies and TV shows on your Mac? Don’t worry. Regardless of what app you’re using to watch video content, you can change your subtitle font size within a matter of seconds in macOS.

How to Add Chrome Bookmarks to Mac Dock

Aug 20, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Add Chrome Bookmarks to Mac Dock

Do you use Google Chrome as the default browser on your Mac? In that case, you may have several bookmarks to access certain webpages quickly. But, what if we told you there’s a faster and easier way to access your Chrome bookmarks, and you can add them directly to your Dock for quick launching?

Make a MacOS Monterey Beta Bootable USB Install Drive

Aug 19, 2021 - 1 Comment
Create a bootable install drive for macOS Monterey beta

Advanced Mac users may wish to create a bootable installer drive for macOS Monterey 12 beta. The typical advantages to creating a bootable install drive is that you can obviously boot a Mac from it, which enables the ability to erase and format a Mac, as well as install macOS Monterey beta onto the Mac. … Read More

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