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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 Stop Sharing Calendars on Mac

Oct 15, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Stop Sharing Calendars on Mac

Want to stop sharing a calendar from the Mac? Maybe you’re trying to remove someone from your shared calendar? Removing someone from your iCloud calendar is as easy as sharing it using Apple’s Calendar app, and of course you can stop sharing a calendar completely too.

How to Make a Calendar Public on Mac

Oct 14, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Make a Calendar Public on Mac

Are you looking to share your calendar with a lot of people from a Mac? In that case, adding those users to your shared calendar one by one can be a hassle. In such instances, you can make use of the Public Calendar feature that the Calendar app on macOS has to offer.

How to Share Calendars from Mac

Oct 13, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Share Calendars from Mac

Do you want to share your work schedule and upcoming meetings with a colleague? Or perhaps, you want to plan on events together? This can be done easily by sharing your calendar from your Mac.

How to Change Menu Bar Size in MacOS

Oct 12, 2021 - 7 Comments
How to Change Menubar Size in MacOS Big Sur

Do you find the menu bar items on your Mac’s display to be too small or difficult to read? If you’d like to make the menu bar size larger (or smaller), you can change the menubar size, which impacts the size of the fonts in the menu bar on the Mac.

How to Turn Off Tab Bar Colors in Safari for Mac

Oct 6, 2021 - 2 Comments
Safari for Mac

The latest versions of Safari on Mac apply a color tint effect to the tab toolbar. This shifts the browser window towards the color of the webpage in view, giving it a sort of transparent look. The color effect applies to the area of the search / URL bar, back/forward buttons, tabs, bookmark buttons, and … Read More

MacOS Big Sur 11.6.1 Beta Released for Testing

Oct 1, 2021 - 2 Comments
macOS Big Sur 11.6.1 beta

Apple has released a beta version of macOS Big Sur 11.6.1 for users enrolled in the beta testing program for MacOS Big Sur. The beta update is said to include security fixes, and hints at what the final version of macOS Big Sur 11.6.1 will include for Mac users running Big Sur.

“Device Support Update” for macOS Big Sur, Catalina, & Mojave Released

Sep 30, 2021 - 16 Comments
Device Support Update for macOS Big Sur and Catalina

Apple has released a “Device Support Update” for macOS Big Sur, Catalina, and Mojave. The vague software update is said to ensure “proper updating and restoring for iOS and iPadOS devices”, suggesting the update is necessary for the Mac to function properly with common maintenance activities for iPhone and iPad. The Device Support Update does … Read More

How to Schedule Sending Emails on Mac with Automator

Sep 29, 2021 - 5 Comments
How to Schedule Sending Emails on Mac with Automator

Do you want to schedule emails to send at a later date from your Mac? This could come in handy if you often use reminders to send emails on time, whether it’s a birthday wish, a holiday greeting, anniversary, an email to a colleague, or whatever else you can imagine. Thanks to Automator on the … Read More

iOS 12.5.5 Security Update Released for Older iPhone & iPad

Sep 23, 2021 - 1 Comment
iOS 12.5.5

Apple has released iOS 12.5.5 for users with older iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices that are incapable of running iOS 15 and iPadOS 15. iOS 12.5.5 includes important security fixes and is therefore recommended to install for all devices that can get the update. Separately, Mac users running macOS Catalina will find Security Update … Read More

Security Update 2021-006 Released for MacOS Catalina

Sep 23, 2021 - 5 Comments
MacOS Catalina

Apple has released Security Update 2021-006 for macOS Catalina users. Security Update 2021-006 Catalina includes important security fixes for macOS Catalina and is recommended to install for all users eligible for that update. Separately, Apple released iOS 12.5.5 for older iPhone and iPad models with the same security fixes.

Safari 15 Released for Mac

Sep 20, 2021 - 4 Comments
Safari for Mac

Apple has released Safari 15 for Mac users running macOS Big Sur and Catalina. Safari 15 includes new features like tab grouping, a redesigned appearance, and various other changes to the web browser. These features will also be available to Safari users running macOS Monterey, when that is eventually released to the public later in … Read More

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 - 8 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.

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