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How to Use Zoom Backgrounds on Mac & Windows PC

Aug 4, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Use Zoom Backgrounds on Mac & PC

Did you want to hide your messy bedroom or workspace during your next online meeting on Zoom? In that case, you’ll be excited to try out Zoom’s Virtual Background feature that allows you to replace your background with an image or scene.

How to Make WhatsApp Video or Voice Calls on Mac & PC

Jul 24, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Make WhatsApp Voice and Video Calls on PC & Mac

A lot of WhatsApp users make use of the desktop client to stay connected and respond to text messages while they’re using their computers. And the latest versions of WhatsApp can also make video calls and voice calls as well, right from a Mac or Windows PC by using the desktop app.

How to Find Lost AirTags Without an iPhone

Jul 2, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Find Lost AirTags Without an iPhone

Don’t have an iPhone or iPad in your hand to track your missing AirTags? No problem. You do have one other way, provided you own a Mac. The Find My app on macOS allows you to get the directions and even put your AirTags in Lost Mode.

How to Allow Apps During Downtime on Mac

Jun 23, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Allow Apps During Downtime on Mac

Do you use Screen Time to restrict you or your kid’s Mac usage? If so, you might already be aware of the fact that you can set limits on apps, schedule downtime on the Mac, and more. In addition to this, you can also select certain apps that are allowed at all times on your … Read More

How to Record FaceTime Calls on Mac

Jun 4, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Record FaceTime Calls on Mac

Ever wished you could record a FaceTime call from Mac? You can! Sometimes FaceTime calls can be made to celebrate special occasions, and perhaps you’d want to record it just so you can relive the moment in the future. Or, you could also feel the need to record an important work or business-related call with … Read More

How to Use Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Controllers with Mac

May 21, 2021 - Leave a Comment
Macbook Pro and Joy-Con

Ever thought of using a Nintendo Switch controller with a Mac? You can do that! While it’s true that the Mac might not be the gaming powerhouse that some gaming fanatics may like, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t some pretty great games to be played. Apple Arcade has certainly improved matters, and the … Read More

How to Install Hidden Fonts in macOS Big Sur & Catalina

May 4, 2021 - 4 Comments
How to Install New Hidden Fonts in MacOS Catalina & Big Sur

Did you know that your Mac has hidden fonts that are disabled by default? If your Mac is running macOS Big Sur, Catalina, or later, you can access all these hidden fonts and install them for free.

How to Screen Share with Google Meet on Mac (or Windows)

Mar 29, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Screen Share with Google Meet on Mac

If you use Google Meet for group video chat and video calling, you might be interested in knowing that you can also screen share through Google Meet. Like most other Google Meet features, screen sharing is easy to use and quite convenient, and while we’re focusing on using this from a Mac, it works basically … Read More

How to Check Mac Storage Space

Mar 26, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Check Mac Storage Space

Do you want to how much free space you have on your Mac? Or perhaps how much space a certain app is taking up on your computer? Either way, you can check your Mac’s storage space within a matter of seconds.

How to Update & Edit Saved Passwords in Safari Autofill on Mac

Sep 8, 2020 - 2 Comments
How to Edit Saved Passwords in Safari on Mac

Do you use Safari’s built-in password manager to quickly log in to your favorite websites on the Mac? If so, you might want to learn how you can update this stored login data whenever you change the password for one of your online accounts.

How to Convert Pages to Word Doc Online with iCloud

May 6, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Convert Pages to Word Doc with iCloud

Do you own both a Windows PC and macOS device like the MacBook Pro or iMac? If so, you might run into file compatibility issues while you switch between your computers or software. More specifically, if you utilize software like Pages which is a part of the iWork productivity suite, you might not be able … Read More

How to Find a Lost iPhone, iPad, or Mac with Find My from iPhone or iPad

Jan 28, 2020 - 1 Comment
Tap a device to see its options

Apple’s Find My app and service is a wonderful way of locating and hopefully retrieving lost iPhones, iPads, and Macs. So if you think you’ve misplaced or lost a device, don’t freak out. As long as you’ve done a little setup beforehand – we’ll get to that later – you can use an iPhone or … Read More

How to Find Friends or Family with Find My (iPhone, iPad, Mac)

Jan 22, 2020 - 6 Comments
Find My app on Mac

The FindMy app for iPhone, iPad, and Mac can be used to easily find people, whether they are friends, family, or anyone else sharing their location with you. You can quite literally find them on a map where ever they are located with this feature, a very handy feature for many people. We’ve already explained … Read More

How to Find a Lost iPhone, iPad, Mac with FindMy on Mac

Nov 25, 2019 - 6 Comments
Find My Mac App

Lost an iPhone, iPad, or Mac? Losing something is not only really irritating, but depending on what you’ve misplaced it can be a costly endeavor, too. Thankfully Apple offers a way to try and find lost iPhones, iPads, and Macs and it’s called Find My. Now there’s an app by the same name available for … Read More

How to Get a Hardware Escape Key on MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

Feb 20, 2017 - 26 Comments
Escape key on MacBook Pro touch bar

The new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar model includes a Touch Bar screen in lieu of the standard hardware function keys and escape key. Removing the Escape key may not be a big deal to some Mac users, but for many pro users having no hardware escape key could be considered a major frustration or … Read More

How to Disable Boot on Lid Open on MacBook Pro (2016 & Later Models)

Jan 19, 2017 - 22 Comments
New MacBook Pro boots automatically when lid is opened

The newest MacBook Pro models default to automatically powering on when the laptops lid is opened, or when the Mac is connected to power. This may be desirable to some users, but not everyone may be pleased with an automatically booting MacBook just when the display lid is lifted open. With a visit to the … Read More

New MacBook Pro with Touch Bar Debuts

Oct 27, 2016 - 62 Comments
New MacBook Pro boots automatically when lid is opened

Apple has released an all new redesigned MacBook Pro. Available in 13″ and 15″ display sizes, the new MacBook Pro features upgraded hardware, faster processors, an all new keyboard, and a new multifunctional toolbar across the top of the keyboard called Touch Bar which includes Touch ID capabilities.

How to Downgrade macOS Sierra & Revert to El Capitan

Oct 2, 2016 - 34 Comments
Downgrade macOS Sierra

For the vast majority of Mac users, macOS Sierra is a nice upgrade that goes without a hitch. For a small number of users, macOS Sierra presents a unique variety of problems that are impervious to all troubleshooting attempts, even reinstalling Sierra or a clean install. If you fall into the latter camp, or just … Read More

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