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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 Batch Convert Images to WebP on Mac

Feb 8, 2024 - 1 Comment

As WebP grows in popularity as a compressed image format for the web, many web workers need to convert batches of images to WebP format from their Mac. Bulk converting images like JPG and PNG to WebP is not currently a native feature, but with a little tinkering on the Mac, you can gain functionality … Read More

Fix a MacBook Air Not Charging When Plugged In

Feb 7, 2024 - 2 Comments
Fix for MacBook not charging when plugged in

MacBook Air is a fantastic laptop from Apple that is also very popular, with untold numbers of users around the world. While most people will never run into issues charging their MacBook Air, issues can happen where the MacBook Air does not charge when it is plugged in. If you find that your MacBook Air … Read More

Safari Autofill Security Codes Not Working on Mac? Here’s a Tip

Feb 6, 2024 - 4 Comments
Copy security code from Messages on Mac easily

Modern versions of Safari for Mac include an incredibly useful Autofill Security Code feature, that allows security codes that are texted to your number to be automatically filled in when you are logging into secure websites in Safari on the Mac. For example, you may be logging into a banking website which requires a security … Read More

How to Set Alarm Clock on Mac

Feb 5, 2024 - 4 Comments
How to set an alarm in the Clock app of Mac

Modern versions of MacOS have a built-in alarm clock, thanks to the addition of Clock app for Mac. This means that you can set an alarm clock on the Mac, a feature that has been long wanted as a native capability by many Mac users, especially since the alarm clock feature on iPhone has been … Read More

Fix Messages for Mac Showing Phone Numbers Instead of Names

Feb 2, 2024 - 5 Comments
Make sure Contacts app is enabled for iCloud on Mac

Some Mac users may run into a situation where the Messages app for Mac shows phone numbers instead of contact names, despite those contacts numbers being saved and associated with names. Typically you can resolve this issue with a few simple solutions, which we’ll get into here.

Add Corporate Earnings Reports to Your Calendar on Mac, iPhone, iPad via Stocks App

Feb 1, 2024 - Leave a Comment
How to add earnings report dates to your calendar from Stocks app on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

The Stocks app for iPhone, Mac, and iPad, now offers a super convenient way of knowing when a companies upcoming earnings reports will be, and, even better for you earnings season enthusiasts, you can add those earnings report dates directly to your calendar immediately from the Stocks app. Because who doesn’t love listening in on … Read More

How to Convert Images to Webp on Mac from Command Line

Jan 31, 2024 - 3 Comments
Convert image to webp from the command line on Mac

Do you need to convert images to webp format from the Mac? Converting images to WebP offers tremendous file size savings, often compressing an image up to 70% without losing image quality, so it’s understandable why many Mac users and web developers, designers, and workers would wish to convert and compress images into WebP format. … Read More

Slow Performance in MacOS Sonoma? Fix Sluggish Speed on Mac

Jan 29, 2024 - 8 Comments
If macOS Sonoma feels slow then let us help speed it up

MacOS Sonoma is a perfectly great operating system for most Mac users, and many feel its variety of features and general enhancements offer improvements over its predecessor. However, not all MacOS Sonoma users are thrilled, and some people feel their Mac is slower after updating to MacOS Sonoma 14, experiencing more sluggish general performance, unresponsiveness … Read More

Download Windows 11 ISO from a Mac

Jan 26, 2024 - 2 Comments
How to download and build a Windows 11 ISO installer from Mac

You can download and build a Windows 11 installer ISO from a Mac with the help of a free MacOS app called CrystalFetch. CrystalFetch is a very simple app that will download and build a Windows 11 ISO or Windows 10 ISO for either Apple Silicon or Intel X86 platforms, that you can use to … Read More

How to Install Instagram on Mac as an App

Jan 24, 2024 - 1 Comment
Instagram on Mac

Instagram is one of the most popular social networks out there, focused around the sharing of photos and videos, and people use it for myriad reasons. While iPhone and Android users can install Instagram on their device through the respective app stores, Mac users who want to install Instagram have a different route entirely. If … Read More

How to Automatically Hide & Show the Dock on Mac

Jan 23, 2024 - 3 Comments
How to automatically hide and show the Dock in MacOS

Many Mac users like to use a feature that automatically hides and shows the Dock on MacOS, appearing when your cursor goes to the bottom of the screen, and disappearing when your cursor leaves that area. This offers a more minimalist experience and user interface, and it also optimizes screen real estate, by hiding the … Read More

MacOS Ventura 13.6.4 & MacOS Monterey 12.7.3 Released with Security Fixes

Jan 23, 2024 - 1 Comment
MacOS Ventura 13.6 and macOS Monterey 12.7

Apple has released MacOS Ventura 13.6.4 and macOS Monterey 12.7.3, each containing important security fixes, for Mac users who are not yet running macOS Sonoma. The security updates correspond with the macOS Sonoma 14.3 update that was issued for Sonoma users. It’s not unusual for many Mac users to continue to run older versions of … Read More

MacOS Sonoma 14.3 Update Available to Download Now for Mac

Jan 22, 2024 - 2 Comments
MacOS Sonoma 14.3 update

macOS Sonoma 14.3 is now available for Mac users running the Sonoma operating system on their computer. The software update includes bug fixes, security enhancements, and adds a few very minor new features, like the ability to collaborate on playlists with Apple Music and use Emoji reactions there. The full release notes for macOS Sonoma … Read More

How to Boot Into MacOS Recovery in UTM on Apple Silicon Mac

Jan 17, 2024 - 1 Comment
Recovery Mode booted in UTM on Apple Silicon Mac

If you’ve installed macOS Sonoma into a UTM virtual machine you may get into a situation where you’d either like to restore the VM from a Time Machine backup, or even reinstall Sonoma in the VM, or perform other actions on the virtual machine from Recovery Mode. But, as you likely have noticed by now, … Read More

Where is Health App for Mac? Can I View My Health Data on Mac?

Jan 15, 2024 - 2 Comments
Health data and Health app on Mac?

Some Mac users are interested in viewing their Health data, workout data, activity and fitness data, all that is gathered from Apple Watch and iPhone, on their Mac. Recently, Apple added the Health app to iPad, so where is Health app for Mac? This should be easy, right?

Fix M2 MacBook Air Running Slow with a Simple Settings Tweak

Jan 11, 2024 - Leave a Comment
Fix a Slow MacBook Air with a simple trick

Some M2 MacBook Air users have discovered their MacBook is running slow from time to time, perceiving what feels like dramatically reduced performance. Usually when this happens, the MacBook Air slows down when the Mac is running on battery power, but the workload being performed is not particularly abnormal or even demanding; maybe it’s a … Read More

How to Install macOS Sonoma in a Virtual Machine with UTM

Jan 9, 2024 - 7 Comments
How to install macOS Sonoma in a virtual machine with UTM

You can install and run macOS Sonoma in a virtual machine, for free, with the use of UTM. UTM runs on Macs, iPhones, and iPads, but we’re going to focus specifically on installing macOS Sonoma in a UTM virtual machine running on a Mac. Yes this means you can run a virtualized macOS Sonoma installation … Read More

4 Great Free Menubar Apps for Mac You Should Check Out

Jan 8, 2024 - 3 Comments
Cool Mac menu bar utilities you should check out

One way you can improve your Mac experience is by adding some handy tools and items to your Mac menubar item. And, coincidentally, some of the best free utilities available for Mac, are also menubar items. We’re going to cover four of the best free menubar apps for Mac, which are sure to improve not … Read More

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