Are you loving using the Control Center for Mac? Want to love it even more? You can make it even more useful for your particular needs by customizing Mac Control Center for features that you regularly use.
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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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Control Center on the Mac is easy to use and quite convenient, offering quick access to toggles for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, AirDrop, Do Not Disturb, audio levels, keyboard brightness, and more. If you’ve used the Control Center on your iPhone and iPad, you’ll know how useful it is for quickly enabling or disabling certain features, and … Read More
Beyond customizing the Safari start page for things like Favorites, Reading List, and Frequently Visited, you can also change the background image used by Safari in modern macOS versions. This allows you to use any picture you want as the default background image in Safari, offering a neat way to customize the Safari web experience … Read More
Ever ended up on a webpage in a different language and wished you could translate it instantly? With the latest versions of Safari for Mac, you can use a native translation feature to convert a webpage from a foreign language to your native tongue. This is fantastic for many obvious reasons, particularly if you want … Read More
Do you use Safari as the default web browser on your Mac? If so, you might be happy to know that Safari’s start page is now customizable, as long as you’re running a new version of Safari on the Mac.
Mac users may occasionally find themselves wanting to clean install macOS Big Sur onto a Mac. A clean installation of macOS Big Sur basically means the entire hard drive – including the system itself, all data, all apps, user accounts, literally everything – is erased, and then a fresh clean install of macOS Big Sur … Read More
Want to play Fortnite on an iPhone, iPad, or Mac again, in 2021? You can play the popular game entirely for free, despite the ongoing dispute between Apple and Epic, thanks to GeForceNow. Best of all, it works impressively well, and with high graphics settings too (possibly even better graphics than you’d be able to … Read More
By default, Sidecar for Mac sets iPad to be on the right side of the Mac display, but what if you want to change the iPad position to be on the left side? Or to the top, or bottom of the Mac display? Or perhaps you want the iPad display to be a little bit … Read More
Need to make a disk image from a CD or DVD right on a Mac? Many Mac users continue to have and use DVD and CD media, whether it’s movie collections, proofs, music collections, files and data backups, old media, medical imaging, or anything else. Despite the fact that no Mac ships with a DVD/CD … Read More
The sixth beta versions of macOS Big Sur 11.3, iOS 14.5, and iPadOS 14.5 have been made available to users enrolled in the beta testing programs for Apple operating systems. Both public beta and developer beta builds are available.
Rarely, Mac users encounter an “Import Failed” error message when trying to open the Mail app in Mac OS, with a brief Message Import splash screen. The import failure prevents the Mail app from opening any further, and therefore renders the Mail app and inboxes unusable. This can happen on any version of Mail for … Read More
If you use Google Meet for group video chat and video calling, you might be interested in knowing that you can also screen share through Google Meet. Like most other Google Meet features, screen sharing is easy to use and quite convenient, and while we’re focusing on using this from a Mac, it works basically … Read More
Do you use Google Chrome to browse the web on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac instead of Safari? If so, you’ll likely be interested in knowing how you can reopen closed tabs within Chrome.
Do you want to how much free space you have on your Mac? Or perhaps how much space a certain app is taking up on your computer? Either way, you can check your Mac’s storage space within a matter of seconds.
Do you want to prevent notifications from showing up on your Mac’s lock screen? Perhaps you want to hide them for privacy reasons? If you’re a frequent user of the handy lock screen feature on the Mac, you may be interested in disabling the display of notifications on the locked screen of the computer.
Some Mac users find it helpful to create a bootable installer drive for macOS Big Sur. Typically this is done with a USB flash key or thumb drive, and it can be used to boot up a Mac, erase, format, and of course install macOS Big Sur onto any compatible hardware. There are many useful … Read More
MacOS Big Sur has been out for a little while now, but not everyone is yet running the operating system, and even those who are may not be totally aware of some of the new features Big Sur has to offer. Whether you’re still on the fence about updating, or just wondering what’s different or … Read More
Planning to switch to Google Chrome as your preferred web browser on your Mac? If so, you’ll be relieved to know that importing your saved passwords from Safari to Chrome is a lot easier than you think.