Do you want your notifications to stop showing previews on your Mac? Perhaps you want more privacy for the messages or emails you receive? Fortunately, it’s pretty easy to disable notification previews in MacOS.
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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If you save passwords with Safari on Mac, you can easily go back and view those saved passwords. This is fantastic if you’ve lost a login, or perhaps if you forgot the password to one of your online accounts. As long as you previously signed in to your account from Safari on Mac, iPhone, or … Read More
If you work with Pages and Word files across platforms, say on a Mac and Windows PC, you may occasionally run into file compatibility issues between the computers and software. For example, maybe you’re having trouble opening a Pages document within Word, or you passed a document along to a friend or colleague who is … Read More
Do you want to use an external webcam for video calls on your Mac? It’s pretty easy to switch a webcam in macOS, but the procedure may slightly vary depending on the software you use. We’ll cover switching the webcam used by the Mac with FaceTime, Skype, and Zoom.
Have you ever wanted to use a separate Apple ID for FaceTime on the Mac? Maybe for privacy reasons, or because you have another Apple ID from a job, that you want to use to communicate on your Mac, or some other unique situation. Apple allows you to change the Apple ID you use specifically … Read More
Wondering if a Mac is still under warranty? Do you want to check the warranty status of your Mac? In that case, you’ll be excited to learn about the method that we’ll be covering here as it doesn’t require you to get your Mac’s serial number to check a Macs Apple Care status.
Apple has released new public beta versions of iOS 15, iPadOS 15, MacOS Monterey, watchOS 8, and tvOS 15. The beta updates are available now to all users participating in the public beta testing programs. The new public beta builds match the concurrent developer builds for iOS 15 beta 4, iPadOS 15 beta 4, and … Read More
Apple has released the fourth beta version of MacOS Monterey to Mac users participating in the beta testing program for Mac system software. The developer beta is available now and is typically soon followed by the same build for public beta testers. Separately, iOS 15 beta 4 and iPadOS 15 beta 4 are also available, … Read More
Do you want to change the desktop background on your Mac? Perhaps, you don’t like the default macOS wallpaper or you just want to use a custom image of your choice as the background? Fortunately, this is pretty easy to do on a macOS machine.
Apple has released MacOS Big Sur 11.5.1 update for Mac users running Big Sur. The update “provides important security updates” for an apparently actively exploited issue, and is therefore recommended by Apple to install for all eligible Mac users. Despite being a single security update, the download for Macs is nearly 3GB. Separately, Apple released … Read More
Do you want to change the caller ID that others see when you FaceTime them from your Mac? This is possible and in fact, pretty easy to do.
Do you use a password that’s easy to guess for your online accounts? Or perhaps, you reuse the same password for multiple accounts? Maybe you’re wondering if your password has been compromised in a known data breach? Whatever the case, Safari for Mac can now help you monitor your passwords by providing Security Recommendations.
macOS Big Sur 11.5 update is now available to all Mac users running Big Sur. The update contains a few bug fixes, some important security fixes, and the ability for the Podcasts app to display either all shows or followed shows. The full release notes, which are quite brief, are further below. Despite being a … Read More
If you’re running a modern version of macOS like Big Sur or Monterey, you may have already noticed the redesigned Notification Center compared to prior versions of the feature. You can even personalize the widgets that show up in the Notification Center to better suit the tasks you do, so if you’d like to add, … Read More
Fix Git not working after macOS Update (xcrun: error: invalid active developer path (/Library/Developer/CommandLineTools)
Some Mac Terminal users may discover git, pip, HomeBrew, and other command line tools may fail or not work as intended with an error message stating “xcrun: error: invalid active developer path (/Library/Developer/CommandLineTools)”. Sometimes these command line tools stop working after a macOS system software update, but they worked previously. Fortunately it’s easy to fix … Read More
Apple has released the latest public beta of iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey to users enrolled in the public beta testing programs for the upcoming operating systems. The latest beta builds match the developer beta builds released a few days ago, as typically Apple rolls out a dev beta first and soon follows … Read More
Are you interested in running macOS Big Sur or Monterey from a Windows PC? If you don’t want to spend money on a Mac, you can use a virtual machine and still try out macOS, thanks to VirtualBox.
Apple has released MacOS Monterey beta 3 to users enrolled in the beta testing program for macOS. The latest beta build arrives as 21A5284e, and is typically released as a developer beta first and is soon followed by public beta of the same build number.