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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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MacOS Ventura Beta 7 Available for Testing

Sep 9, 2022 - 1 Comment
MacOS Ventura beta 7

Apple has released macOS Ventura beta 7 to users enrolled in the beta testing programs for MacOS system software. The update is available now for both developer beta and public beta users. MacOS Ventura features a new multitasking interface called Stage Manager, an iPhone Continuity Camera feature that allows you to use your iPhone as … Read More

Hosts File Not Working on Mac? Try This Fix

Sep 6, 2022 - 2 Comments
Hosts file on the Mac

Some Mac users have discovered that the hosts file in MacOS does not appear to work, or changes to the /etc/hosts file on the Mac are seemingly ignored. Given that the hosts file is used to map IP addresses to host names, and is frequently modified by advanced users, this is an understandably annoying problem. … Read More

How to Play iPhone & iPad Games on Mac

Sep 2, 2022 - 1 Comment
How to Play iPhone & iPad Games on M1 Mac

Have you ever wanted to play the iPhone or iPad games you own on your Mac? Perhaps, you just want to play one game of Among Us while you’re stuck at work? As long as you have a Mac that’s powered by Apple Silicon, you’re all set.

How to Search Messages on Mac

Aug 31, 2022 - 2 Comments
How to Search Messages on Mac

If you use Messages app on your Mac, you may frequently arrive at a situation where you’d like to search and filter the content of your messages and conversations for a match, or a particular word, or topic. Fortunately, the Messages for Mac app has a nice and easy message search feature.

Unable to Auto Unlock Mac with Apple Watch? Troubleshoot & Fix

Aug 26, 2022 - 4 Comments
Unable to Auto Unlock Mac with Apple Watch? Troubleshoot & Fix

Apple allows users to unlock their Macs using their Apple Watch, which is a super handy feature for users of both devices. As convenient as this may sound, the feature isn’t completely flawless though, and sometimes you may run into issues with the auto-unlocking Mac feature. Since Apple Watch and your Mac relies on a … Read More

MacOS Ventura Beta 6 Available to Download

Aug 25, 2022 - Leave a Comment
MacOS Ventura beta 6

Apple has released MacOS Ventura beta 6 for users enrolled in the Mac beta testing program for system software. The 6th beta arrives several weeks after the fifth beta, perhaps suggesting some more significant changes were made. Usually the developer beta rolls out first and is soon followed by the same build as a public … Read More

How to Unsubscribe from Public Calendars on iPhone, iPad, & Mac

Aug 22, 2022 - Leave a Comment
How to Unsubscribe from Public Calendars on iPhone, iPad, & Mac

Are you subscribed to multiple public calendars to follow holidays and other important events? If you change your mind and you no longer wish to see these calendar events, you’ll need to unsubscribe from the calendar.

How to Find Word Count for Pages Documents on iPhone & iPad

Aug 19, 2022 - Leave a Comment
How to Find Word Count for Pages Documents on iPhone, iPad and Mac

Need to know the word count of a document you’re working on in Pages? Word counts can help you determine how long something that you’re writing, whether for school, work, or personal. This is a feature that a lot of users would like to have, but for whatever reason the Pages app doesn’t show this … Read More

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
new beta versions of system software

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

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