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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

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

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

How to Download iCloud Photos via the Command Line

Aug 2, 2022 - 4 Comments
Download iCloud Photos via Command Line

Ever wanted to download all photos from iCloud Photos using the command line? Thanks to the third party icloud_photos_downloader tool, you can do just that. Called icloudpd for short, it works to access and download photos directly from iCloud using the command line on a Mac, Windows PC, or Linux.

How to Make a macOS Ventura Beta USB Installer

Aug 1, 2022 - Leave a Comment
Make MacOS Ventura beta bootable installer drive

Many advanced Mac users may wish to build a bootable macOS Ventura beta USB install drive, which makes it easy to install macOS Ventura beta onto multiple Macs, different volumes/partitions, and also can serve as a secondary boot recovery drive.

Traveling? Beware of Unsecured Hotel Wi-Fi Networks

Jul 28, 2022 - 5 Comments
Unsecured Wi-Fi Network on Mac

Nearly every hotel nowadays offers free wi-fi, but a surprising number of them use unsecured wireless networks. Most commonly, the unsecured networks use a captive portal to access the wi-fi network, where a splash screen pops-up in a web browser window before you are granted further access to the network. Often there’s some marginal login … Read More

MacOS Ventura Beta 4 Available to Download

Jul 27, 2022 - Leave a Comment
macOS Ventura beta 4

Apple has released the fourth beta version of macOS Ventura beta to users enrolled in the beta testing programs. MacOS Ventura beta 4 is available now for registered developers, and the public beta build will likely soon follow.

How to Make Mac Cursor Bigger

Jul 25, 2022 - Leave a Comment
Increase Mac pointer size

Some Mac users may want the cursor size on the Mac screen to be larger, making it easier to see. Whether you’re having a difficult time seeing the Mac cursor on your screen as you move the mouse or trackpad around, or you just would prefer a bigger cursor pointer in general, you can manually … Read More

How to Use a Virtual Webcam on a Mac

Jul 24, 2022 - 4 Comments
How to Use Virtual Webcam on a Mac

Ever wanted to enhance the webcam on your Mac? For example, tweak the brightness, contrast, saturation, or even flip the camera horizontally? These things can be done using third-party software called virtual cameras.

How to Import Passwords to iCloud Keychain Using a Mac

Jul 22, 2022 - 4 Comments
How to Import Passwords to iCloud Keychain

Are you planning to use iCloud Keychain for managing all your passwords? If you’ve been relying on a third-party password manager until now, you may want to move all your existing passwords to make the migration to iCloud Keychain a whole lot easier. This can be done, although it’s not exactly simple.

MacOS Monterey 12.5 Update Released to Download

Jul 20, 2022 - 2 Comments
macOS Monterey update

macOS Monterey 12.5 has been released by Apple to all Mac users running the macOS Monterey operating system. The MacOS Monterey 12.5 update includes security updates, bug fixes, and adds an ability to pause and rewind live sports in the TV app. Separately, Apple also released iOS 15.6 and iPadOS 15.6 for iPhone and iPad.

How to Always Show Window Title Proxy Icons on Mac

Jul 19, 2022 - 2 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

Hide the Display Notch on MacBook Pro & Air with TopNotch

Jul 17, 2022 - 18 Comments
Hide the display notch on MacBook Pro with TopNotch

The all new MacBook Air with M2 and MacBook Pro 14″ and 16″ with M1 Pro and M1 Max processors are impressive machines by most hardware standards, but not everyone is impressed with the Notch that takes up a portion at the top of the screen. The Notch holds the front facing camera, and dips … Read More

How to Install macOS Ventura Public Beta

Jul 15, 2022 - Leave a Comment
MacOS Ventura public beta

Adventurous Mac users may be interested in trying out the macOS Ventura public beta on their Mac, which is now available for any user to download and install. As is usual with beta system software, the macOS Ventura public beta is buggy, and users should expect to encounter quirks, bugs, and incompatibilities with certain things … Read More

MacOS Ventura Public Beta 1 Now Available to Download

Jul 11, 2022 - Leave a Comment
macOS Ventura beta

Apple has released the first public beta version of macOS Ventura to any Mac user interested in participating in the beta testing program for macOS 13. MacOS Ventura includes some new features like the all new Stage Manager multitasking capability, the addition of Weather and Clock apps, Continuity Camera to allow using an iPhone as … Read More

Universal Control Compatible Mac & iPad List

Jul 10, 2022 - 1 Comment
Universal Control for Mac and iPad

Wondering what Mac and iPad models are supported to use Universal Control? If you’re interested in knowing which iPad models support Universal Control, and which Macs can use Universal Control, you’re in the right place. Below we’ll go through the list of supported devices for Universal Control, and cover the other system requirements for using … Read More

How to Turn On SSH on Mac

Jul 8, 2022 - 1 Comment
Enable SSH Server on Mac with Remote Login

All Macs have a bundled SSH server that is disabled by default, but can be turned on at any time if you’d like to grant remote command line access to a machine. The SSH server in MacOS is turned on by using a sharing feature called Remote Login. With Remote Login enabled, the Mac now … Read More

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