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You Can Play Flappy Bird in the Mac Finder

Apr 6, 2024 - Leave a Comment
Flappy Dird is Flappy Bird implemented in the MacOS Finder

If you’re a longtime Mac and iPhone user, you likely remember the wildly popular viral iPhone game called Flappy Bird from way back in 2013, with its very challenging yet addictive gameplay. Flappy Bird was an absolutely massive hit that quickly came crashing down when the developer yanked the game from the iPhone App Store … Read More

How to Set the Finder Default Folder in MacOS

Dec 20, 2023 - 1 Comment
How to Set the Finder Default Folder in MacOS

Finder is the native file manager on macOS which is running pretty much all the time once you log in to your system. It allows users to organize and locate all the files that are stored on their Macs. By default, launching the Finder window shows you all the recent files, but this can be … Read More

How to change media sync options on iPhone & iPad to make more storage available

Oct 28, 2023 - 1 Comment
unable to update iOS or iPads because you must change media sync options to make more storage available error message

If you’re trying to use a Mac to update iOS on iPhone or iPadOS on iPad, you may see an error message that says something along the lines of “Updating to iOS 17.1 requires at least 975.2 MB of free space on your iPad. Please change your media sync options to make more storage available.” … Read More

What is on Mac Network?

Aug 12, 2023 - 4 Comments
What is on Mac Network?

Some Mac users have discovered a seemingly random device called “” in the Network section of Finder, which is where you see other available network computers and devices. Curiously, if you click on “” to try and connect to it or interact with it, you will find that generally nothing happens. So, what is … Read More

How to Add Apps to MacOS Finder Toolbar

May 25, 2023 - 2 Comments
Apps in the MacOS Finder Toolbar

If you have some frequently used applications on the Mac that you routinely launch from the Finder, you can customize the Finder toolbar to include those apps. This offers a helpful alternative to launch frequently used apps that is Finder specific, and can be particularly handy for apps that you only use for drag and … Read More

Convert HEIC to JPG on Mac with Quick Actions

Apr 19, 2023 - 4 Comments
Converted HEIC file to JPEG in the Mac Finder

While there are various ways you can convert an HEIC file to JPG on a Mac, including using Preview or third party tools, by far the simplest way is available directly in the Finder for all modern MacOS users, and that’s thanks to a Quick Action.

Convert Images on Mac Quickly from Finder

Feb 28, 2023 - 10 Comments
Converting an image on Mac with a Quick Action

MacOS offers a super simple and fast way to convert images, directly from the Finder on the Mac. Thanks to the handy Quick Actions feature, Mac users are able to convert any images from anywhere in the Finder, with just a few clicks. This is a powerful and useful feature that is often overlooked, so … Read More

How to Remove the Background from Images on Mac with a Quick Action

Jan 19, 2023 - 8 Comments
Remove Background from an image on Mac with a Quick Action

The latest versions of Finder in MacOS offer a handy new Quick Action that allows you to remove the background from any image or photo, lifting the primary subject(s) out of the picture and turning that into a transparent PNG file. This is super useful for designers and developers, but it’s also useful for more … Read More

Convert WEBP to JPG on Mac from Finder with a Quick Action

Sep 22, 2022 - 4 Comments
Convert WEBP images to JPG on Mac with Finder

Did you know you can quickly convert a webp image file to JPG, right from the Mac Finder? Thanks to Quick Actions, this is by far the simplest and fastest way to convert webp files to JPEG format on the Mac.

How to Always Show Window Title Proxy Icons on Mac

Jul 19, 2022 - 3 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

How to Markup, Draw, & Write on Images on Mac from Finder with Quick Look

Sep 7, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Markup, Draw, & Write on Images on Mac from Finder with Quick Look

Looking for a way to quickly annotate images and screenshots on your Mac, right from the Finder? Sure you could use Preview, or a third party app, but thanks to Markup it’s also a feature that is available natively in macOS Finder. Markup is also pretty easy to access and has all the basic tools … Read More

How to Create File Templates on Mac with Stationery Pad

Aug 25, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Create File Templates on Mac with Stationery Pad

Do you want to make changes to a file or document without affecting the original file? In that case, you might be interested taking advantage of Stationery Pad to easily create file templates on your Mac.

How to Add & Remove Quick Actions on Mac

Aug 17, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Add & Remove Quick Actions on Mac

Do you use Quick Actions to perform certain tasks on your Mac with just a simple click? If so, do you want to add more Quick Actions? Or, perhaps you want to delete a custom quick action that you created? Adding and removing Quick Actions is pretty easy to do on a Mac.

3 Ways to Move Files & Folders on Mac

Aug 9, 2021 - 17 Comments
How to Move Files & Folders on Mac

Ever wondered how you can move files and folders around on a Mac? If you’re using your first Mac and are new to macOS, one of the first things you may be interested in learning is file organization, especially if you’re switching from Windows.

How to Find Files on Mac

Jun 21, 2021 - 6 Comments
How to Find Files on Mac

Finding a specific file on your Mac can be a tedious process sometimes, even if you keep all your files and folders organized. Thanks to Finder and Spotlight search, you can quickly find the exact file you’re looking for, regardless of where it’s stored on the Mac. We’ll cover how to find files on a … Read More

Can’t Remember Password for Encrypted iPhone Backup? Here’s What To Do

Mar 31, 2021 - 3 Comments
Can't Remember Password for Encrypted iPhone Backup? Here's What To Do

If you use iTunes or macOS Finder to locally back up your iPhone or iPad, you could run into a situation where you forgot the devices backup password, and you’re no longer able to use this backup to restore your device. That’s not a great feeling, but don’t panic quite yet because if you find … Read More

How to Copy Ringtone to iPhone from MacOS Monterey, Big Sur, & Catalina with Finder

Nov 20, 2020 - 22 Comments
How to copy ringtone to iPhone from macOS Finder

For Mac users trying to copy ringtones to their iPhone using a modern macOS release like Monterey, Big Sur, or Catalina, you’ll find it’s quite simple to do so, and a return to old habits. Basically, all you need to do is drag and drop the ringtone file from the Mac file system to the … Read More

How to Sync Photos Between iPhone and Mac with Finder in macOS Catalina & Big Sur

Oct 29, 2020 - 9 Comments
How to Add Photos to a New Photos Album on iPhone & iPad with iOS 13

For many users, the easiest and best way to sync your photos across multiple devices is undoubtedly using iCloud Photos on the Mac, but that requires a reliable high speed internet connection, and depending on the amount of photos you have, perhaps a lot of iCloud space too. Fortunately, another option exists, and you can … Read More

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