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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 Split Screen on Mac

Aug 18, 2022 - 7 Comments
Choosing the other window or app for Split Screen on Mac

Using Split Screen on a Mac is easier than ever before in the latest versions of MacOS, including macOS Monterey, Big Sur, and Catalina. You can nearly instantaneously split screen two different apps, or two windows from the same app. Perhaps you want two browser windows to be side-by-side, or a browser window split screened … Read More

MacOS Monterey 12.5.1 Update Released with Security Fixes

Aug 17, 2022 - 2 Comments
MacOS Monterey 12.5.1 update

Apple has released macOS Monterey 12.5.1 for Mac users running the Monterey operating system. The update includes security fixes and is therefore recommended for all MacOS Monterey users to install on their Macs. No new features or other changes are expected to be included in the update. Separately, similar security fix updates are available for … Read More

How to Show Word Count in Pages for Mac

Aug 16, 2022 - Leave a Comment
How to Find Word Count for Pages Documents on iPhone, iPad and Mac

Want to know the word count of a Pages document you’re working on from the Mac? Keeping track of word counts is often essential for writers, authors, students, and many other professions, so it’s natural to want to know how to see the word count of documents as you work on them in Pages for … Read More

How to Record a Zoom Meeting

Aug 11, 2022 - Leave a Comment
Contacts Not Syncing to iCloud Troubleshooting

Are you looking for a way to record your Zoom meetings? Perhaps, you want to save a recording of a corporate meeting, or your online lectures for later while you’re studying, or you’re just trying to keep a copy of an important meeting? You’ll be pleased to know that there are multiple ways to record … Read More

Public Beta 3 of iOS 16, iPadOS 16, macOS Ventura Available

Aug 11, 2022 - Leave a Comment
Public beta of iOS 16, iPadOS 16, macOS Ventura

Apple has issued the third beta version of iOS 16, macOS Ventura, and iPadOS 16. As usual, the public beta build is the same as the developer beta build released recently.

Get a Shared Wi-Fi Password on Mac

Aug 10, 2022 - Leave a Comment
Joining a wi-fi network on Mac allows for getting a shared wi-fi password

If you’re a Mac user trying to join a wi-fi network, whether your own, a friend or family members, or a corporate wireless network, you can make the process of joining the wi-fi network much easier by using the shared wi-fi password feature. This is handy for many reasons, as it makes joining a wi-fi … Read More

How to Sync Desktop and Documents Folder to iCloud on Mac

Aug 9, 2022 - 8 Comments
How to Sync Desktop and Documents Folder to iCloud on Mac

Do you want to make sure the files stored on your Mac’s desktop and in the documents folder are accessible from all your Apple devices? You can set this up pretty easily on your Mac with the help of iCloud. To be more specific, it’s an optional iCloud Drive setting in macOS, that allows you … Read More

MacOS Ventura Beta 5 Available to Download

Aug 8, 2022 - Leave a Comment
macOS Ventura beta 5

MacOS Ventura beta 5 is available to download now for testers enrolled in the Mac beta system software testing program. Typically a registered developer beta build arrives first, and is soon followed by a public beta version of the same build.

When is the macOS Ventura Release Date?

Aug 6, 2022 - 9 Comments
MacOS Ventura

MacOS Ventura is coming with the all new Stage Manager multitasking interface, a Weather app, a Clock app with alarm clock (finally!), the ability to edit sent iMessages, and much more. If you’re excited about getting macOS Ventura on your Mac, you’re almost certainly wondering when the release date for macOS Ventura 13 is, so … Read More

How to Exit Recovery Mode on Mac

Aug 4, 2022 - 1 Comment
How to Exit Recovery Mode on Mac

Recovery Mode is typically used for troubleshooting a Mac, for reinstalling system software, erasing disks, and performing similar tasks. Perhaps you’ve used recovery mode before to troubleshoot something, or perhaps you’ve even entered recovery mode accidentally on a Mac before. Rarely, a Mac just boots automatically into Recovery Mode constantly as well. Whatever the case, … Read More

How to Make a macOS Ventura Beta USB Installer

Aug 1, 2022 - Leave a Comment
Make MacOS Ventura beta bootable installer drive

Many advanced Mac users may wish to build a bootable macOS Ventura beta USB install drive, which makes it easy to install macOS Ventura beta onto multiple Macs, different volumes/partitions, and also can serve as a secondary boot recovery drive.

MacOS Ventura Beta 4 Available to Download

Jul 27, 2022 - Leave a Comment
macOS Ventura beta 4

Apple has released the fourth beta version of macOS Ventura beta to users enrolled in the beta testing programs. MacOS Ventura beta 4 is available now for registered developers, and the public beta build will likely soon follow.

How to Make Mac Cursor Bigger

Jul 25, 2022 - 1 Comment
Increase Mac pointer size

Some Mac users may want the cursor size on the Mac screen to be larger, making it easier to see. Whether you’re having a difficult time seeing the Mac cursor on your screen as you move the mouse or trackpad around, or you just would prefer a bigger cursor pointer in general, you can manually … Read More

How to Use a Virtual Webcam on a Mac

Jul 24, 2022 - 4 Comments
How to Use Virtual Webcam on a Mac

Ever wanted to enhance the webcam on your Mac? For example, tweak the brightness, contrast, saturation, or even flip the camera horizontally? These things can be done using third-party software called virtual cameras.

How to Import Passwords to iCloud Keychain Using a Mac

Jul 22, 2022 - 4 Comments
How to Import Passwords to iCloud Keychain

Are you planning to use iCloud Keychain for managing all your passwords? If you’ve been relying on a third-party password manager until now, you may want to move all your existing passwords to make the migration to iCloud Keychain a whole lot easier. This can be done, although it’s not exactly simple.

MacOS Monterey 12.5 Update Released to Download

Jul 20, 2022 - 2 Comments
macOS Monterey update

macOS Monterey 12.5 has been released by Apple to all Mac users running the macOS Monterey operating system. The MacOS Monterey 12.5 update includes security updates, bug fixes, and adds an ability to pause and rewind live sports in the TV app. Separately, Apple also released iOS 15.6 and iPadOS 15.6 for iPhone and iPad.

How to Always Show Window Title Proxy Icons on Mac

Jul 19, 2022 - 2 Comments
Window title icons in Mac Finder

The Mac Finder and apps like Preview offer window title icons when you hover over the window title text, and once defaulted to show icons in the window title bar too. Sometimes these window icons were referred to as “proxy icons”, because they’re interactive and allow for things like dragging and dropping, and right-clicking to … Read More

Hide the Display Notch on MacBook Pro & Air with TopNotch

Jul 17, 2022 - 19 Comments
Hide the display notch on MacBook Pro with TopNotch

The all new MacBook Air with M2 and MacBook Pro 14″ and 16″ with M1 Pro and M1 Max processors are impressive machines by most hardware standards, but not everyone is impressed with the Notch that takes up a portion at the top of the screen. The Notch holds the front facing camera, and dips … Read More

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