The Photos app that comes preloaded on most modern Macs is one of the great photo management apps I have ever come across. The app lets you manage your photos using various ways, and it does the job perfectly. Whenever you want to see photos, you can just launch the Photos app, and it will […]
Mac OS X
Mac OS X (or macOS as it is known these after Apple changed the name) is Apple’s computer operating system for its Macintosh line of desktop and laptop computers. If you buy a computer that is made by Apple, it runs Mac OS X or macOS by default. Apple does not distribute this operating system outside of its own devices, so there is nothing else out there available from other companies that can run Mac OS X or macOS.
Launched in 2001, OS X was the successor to the older Mac OS classic. Mac OS X is based on UNIX and used a Mach kernel. OS X gives better memory management and has better multithreading capabilities over the older Mac OS classic.
The Mac OS X category is filled with helpful how-to, tips, and tricks to do with the Mac OS X operating system and all of its versions. In addition to the how-to’s based on its existing operating system, you’ll find helpful hints on how to use Mac applications also.
While most people don’t have to disable the camera on their Mac, some people will want to do it as they find that it is something people can use to spy on them. If you are one of those users and you would not like covering the camera using a tape or using any other […]
One of the things that many people have lately become addicted to is selfies. Whether you are about to give a speech at a college or you are spending your holidays in Australia, a selfie is something that everyone takes no matter what they are doing or where they are. Mostly, people use their smartphones […]
Google Photos is no longer a part of Google+, and it is now a separate entity that helps you with managing your photos. One of the great things Google Photos lets you do now is you can upload an unlimited number of photos to your Google Photos account without consuming the data storage provided to […]
Auto Unlock is a feature by Apple that lets you automatically unlock and log-in to your Mac using an Apple Watch. The entire thing is that you ought to have an Apple Watch and a Mac and when you come closer to your Mac your watch automatically unlocks the Mac and logs you into your […]
Whether you have noticed it or not, but you have been using inertial scrolling on your Mac. What that thing is your screen keeps on scrolling even when you have to take your fingers off the trackpad. The scroll then slowly comes to a stop. It is called inertial scrolling, and it is embedded in […]
There are times when you want for your Mac to automatically shutdown, sleep, or restart at a particular time. You usually want that when a task is running on your Mac, say a download, for example, and you want your Mac to shut down when the download has finished. If you already know the time […]
The pointer on Macs usually come with a good size so that you can easily find it on your screen. However, if you happen to have eye problems, it would be difficult for you to find it. Also, the pointer would look tiny if you happen to use a really high-resolution monitor. In the case […]
iTunes is one of the best music organizers out there that helps you organize your music tracks in a really nice way. It helps you create playlists so you can play them when you want and it also creates automatic playlists it thinks you would like using its artificial intelligence. If you ever plan to […]
If you do not manually connect to your WiFi network for a long time, you may forget the password of your network as you do not use it regularly. It all happens to us. If that has happened to you and you have forgotten the password of your WiFi network, and you are not able […]
Taking screenshots on most Android phones is pretty easy. All you have to do is just press key combo set by your manufacturer, and a screenshot will be taken and saved on your device. While that’s a really great way to take screenshots, what if you want to get all those screenshots on your Mac? […]
Resetting a user password is not something we always do, but sometimes we need to do it for many reasons. Maybe your password has been leaked, and you want to change it to a new one, or perhaps you have yourself forgotten the password and cannot access the account. Either way, resetting the user password […]
ADB stands for Android Debug Bridge that allows you to communicate with your Android devices right from your computer. You can issue commands from your computer to perform tasks on your device using ADB. Before you can use ADB, you need to download, install, and configure it for it to work with your machine. In […]
Terminal has got a number of really amazing commands that can save you a lot of time to do things on your Mac. Whenever you want to run a command, you can simply launch the Terminal app from the Launchpad and type in the command and execute it. The issue here is that you need […]
The system preferences panel of your Mac is where you can control almost all the settings on your Mac. It has icons to let you control everything on your Mac. From keyboards to mouse to user accounts — everything can be managed from there. If you find that most of the icons on the panel […]
The App Store on your Mac allows you to do many more things than just letting you download new apps. One of these things it allows you to do is update old apps on your Mac. If an update for an app installed on your Mac is available, then the App Store will let you […]
Setting up a default browser and an email client is a task that you must do when you get a new Mac or even when you have been using your Mac for some time. By doing so, you are allowing yourself to open links and email links in your favorite browsers and email clients rather […]
The Terminal is a really powerful utility available on your Mac. It lets you run some commands that achieve various things on your Mac. It helps you create new files, new directories, remove old files, and so on. It contains a number of commands, and if you are new to it, you will want to […]
Trash is to Mac what Recycle Bin is to Windows. Trash on a Mac is a place where the files you have deleted from your Mac are kept. These files have been removed from your Mac, but they continue to exist in the Trash to give you the last chance to put them back on […]
Tags in the Finder app on your Mac allow you to see a set of documents on your machine quickly. You can assign a tag to a number of files on your Mac and when you click on that tag in the sidebar all of the files that have the tag assigned will show up […]