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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 - Leave a Comment
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 - Leave a 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 - 25 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 - 20 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

How to Clean a MacBook Pro Keyboard the Easy Way with Keyboard Cleaner

Aug 20, 2016 - 27 Comments
Typing the Euro symbol on a Mac keyboard

Cleaning the keyboard on a MacBook, MacBook Pro, or MacBook Air is a necessary chore from time to time, but it can also be more challenging than expected as anyone who has done so can attest. The moment you start wiping down the Mac keyboard, it’s inevitable for keys to be pressed, and as a … Read More

How to Upgrade & Replace an SSD in MacBook Air

Aug 18, 2016 - 13 Comments
How to Replace MacBook Air SSD

The MacBook Air is not really thought of as being expandable or upgradeable, but it turns out that with a little effort and patience, you can replace the SSD on the MacBook Air yourself. Changing the SSD on a MacBook Air can allow you to dramatically increase the storage size of the Mac and can … Read More

Accessing the Downloads Folder on Mac & Finding Downloaded Files

Jul 24, 2016 - 31 Comments
Mac downloads folder

Ever wondered where all the downloaded files go on your Mac? By default, most apps will transfer downloaded files into the user Downloads folder. This applies to all downloads to a Mac made from the web with Safari, Chrome, through AirDrop, or from the many file transfer apps out there. There are many different ways … Read More

How to Use Apple Hardware Test to Diagnose Mac Problems

Jun 25, 2016 - 51 Comments
Use Apple Hardware Test to check Mac for hardware problems

One of the definitive ways for an average user to determine if their Mac has a hardware problem is to run Apple Hardware Test or Apple Diagnostics, which is what we’re going to show you how to do in this tutorial. Yes, most Mac users will experience plenty of years of trouble-free computing, but sometimes … Read More

The MacOS Sierra Compatibility List

Jun 14, 2016 - 106 Comments
MacOS Sierra compatibility list

The next version of Mac system software is called macOS Sierra, it’s versioned as Mac OS X 10.12, and it will be available as a free download for all compatible Macs in the fall. Of course this begs the question, which Macs are compatible with macOS Sierra? What Mac hardware can run the new operating … Read More

Apple Releases Updated MacBook 12″ for Early 2016

Apr 19, 2016 - 17 Comments
MacBook

Apple has quietly released an update to their 12″ MacBook lineup, with newer processors, improved graphics, faster memory, faster PCIe flash storage, longer battery life, and the addition of an all new Rose Gold model.

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