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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 Downgrade macOS Ventura Beta to macOS Monterey

Jun 23, 2022 - Leave a Comment
Downgrade macOS Ventura beta

If you installed MacOS Ventura beta onto a Mac and now wish to revert back to a stable macOS Monterey build, you can do so, assuming you meet a few basic requirements.

MacOS Ventura Beta 2 Available to Download

Jun 22, 2022 - Leave a Comment
MacOS Ventura beta

Apple has released the second beta version of macOS Ventura to Mac users enrolled in the developer beta testing program.

MacOS Ventura Compatible Mac List

Jun 22, 2022 - 3 Comments
MacOS Ventura supported Macs

Wondering if your Mac can support running MacOS Ventura? If you’re interested in checking out the next generation MacOS 13 version, you’ll certainly want to check the compatible Macs list. You’ll find the list of compatible Macs with macOS Ventura (MacOS 13) is much more strict than prior Macintosh operating system versions, so if you’re … Read More

Grab the MacOS Ventura Default Wallpaper

Jun 17, 2022 - 4 Comments
MacOS Ventura default wallpapers

MacOS Ventura includes new default wallpaper, but you don’t have to fiddle with installing the beta or wait for the final version to get your hands on the snazzy new desktop background decoration.

MacOS Big Sur 11.6.7 Update Released

Jun 10, 2022 - Leave a Comment

Apple has released MacOS Big Sur 11.6.7 for users still running the older macOS Big Sur operating system. The small system software update apparently includes a fix for Mail app and other mail applications that failed to open attachments.

How to Install MacOS Ventura Beta Right Now

Jun 9, 2022 - 4 Comments
Download MacOS Ventura beta on Mac

MacOS Ventura beta is available to install and run for Mac users who are interested in trying out the developer version of the upcoming Mac operating system.

MacOS Ventura Beta 1 Available to Download

Jun 6, 2022 - Leave a Comment
MacOS Ventura beta

Apple has released the first beta version of macOS Ventura to users enrolled in the registered developer beta testing program.

MacOS Ventura Unveiled: Features & Screenshots

Jun 6, 2022 - 7 Comments

Apple has announced the next generation MacOS operating system, and they’re calling it MacOS Ventura. MacOS Ventura includes a variety of new productivity features, refinements, and capabilities that seem to be aimed at remote working.

“Touch ID to Log In” Stuck on Mac Touch Bar? Here’s the Fix

May 25, 2022 - Leave a Comment
Force Quit the TouchBarServer

Owners of a MacBook Pro with Touch Bar may occasionally run into an issue where the Touch Bar gets stuck on a “Touch ID to Log In” screen, often with a Safari icon, displaying even if Safari is not the foremost app on the Mac. Tapping on the ‘Cancel’ button on the Touch Bar doesn’t … Read More

How to SSH to Mac from iPad

May 24, 2022 - 7 Comments
SSH to Mac from iPad

Want to SSH into your Mac, from your iPad? SSH is pretty easy to setup, so if you’d like to have Terminal access of an iMac from an iPad Pro, for example, you’ll be up working in no time at all.

How to Clear Icon Cache on Mac

May 23, 2022 - 1 Comment
Clear icon cache on the Mac

Occasionally, Mac users may notice that icons in the Finder of MacOS or the Dock of MacOS either display as generic icons, or the icons do not align with what they should (for example, seeing a generic document icon instead of a PDF thumbnail, or seeing a VLC icon instead of a zip archive icon, … Read More

How to Delete /AppleInternal from Mac

May 17, 2022 - 7 Comments
AppleInternal folder on Mac

Some Mac users have found that a directory called AppleInternal is sitting in the root of their Macintosh HD. The folder itself is empty, but is not removable through the typical means. /AppleInternal is apparently used by Apple for internal development purposes, and thus likely has no benefit or reason to be installed on an … Read More

macOS Monterey 12.4 Released to Download

May 16, 2022 - Leave a Comment
MacOS Monterey 12.4

Apple has released macOS Monterey 12.4 to all Mac users running the Monterey operating system. According to Apple, macOS 12.4 includes improvements to the Podcasts app, support for a firmware update for the Apple Studio Display camera, and security enhancements. Separately, Apple has also released iOS 15.5 and iPadOS 15.5, along with updates to watchOS … Read More

How to Screen Record an Android from Mac

May 15, 2022 - Leave a Comment
Record Android Screen from Mac

If you’re a Mac user who has an Android phone for personal or professional use, you may be happy to learn that you can easily record the screen of the Android from the Mac, thanks to a free third party app.

How to Get the Older Style MacOS Alert Dialog Back

May 12, 2022 - 1 Comment
Older Mac alert dialog window style

MacOS Monterey and MacOS Big Sur introduced a new style to the MacOS alert dialog boxes, which look more like something you’d see in iOS than MacOS. In the new design style for MacOS alert dialog windows, everything is centered with the app icon on the top and the alert messages below, whereas the older … Read More

How to Check SHA512 Checksum on Mac

May 8, 2022 - 2 Comments
Mac Terminal icon

SHA512 hashes are often used to determine data integrity, whether for matching a downloaded file to an original on a server, or for command output, or to make sure a file transfer was successful, or not tampered with. Checking a SHA512 hash is pretty easy on a Mac, thanks to bundled command line tools that … Read More

How to Stop Discord Opening at Startup on Mac

May 7, 2022 - 2 Comments
Discord

If you’re a Discord user, you may have noticed that the Discord app starts automatically when you startup the Mac. Some Mac users may prefer that Discord does not launch itself on system boot, and thus may want to stop this from happening. For the unfamiliar, Discord is a popular app for communicating, whether through … Read More

How to Type Upside-Down Exclamation Point on Mac ¡!

May 6, 2022 - 1 Comment
Type the upside-down Exclamation Point on Mac

“¡I need to type an inverted exclamation point!” the Mac user said… Indeed, the upside-down exclamation point ¡ is frequently used in Spanish and some other languages and thus it makes sense why you’d need to type the character, but if you’re using an English keyboard you may be wondering how you can type the … Read More

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