Highlighting main points in a document is a magnificent idea to bring people’s attention as highlighted text is what catches our attention first. If you happen to create your documents with the Pages app on a Mac, then you would be glad to know the app has a feature that lets you quickly highlight the […]
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.
Apple has already released a handful of shorter TV commercials showcasing the new AirPods that are set to take over the world of earphones in the coming years. Next up is a much longer commercial showing off the iPhone 7 portrait mode on the camera. Buying airtime isn’t cheap, and the fruit company strategically chooses […]
Apple has just released a set of catchy new TV commercials featuring the new Apple AirPods. One of the things that people worried about most with Apple’s new earphones was them not sitting in the ear very well because they are wireless and naturally appear like they might fall out of the ear when you […]
When you get a new Mac, it is really easy to get it loaded up with tons of applications from the App Store. Since it is a new device, you will have a lot of excitement about it and about what it can do for you using various apps. Over time, the Mac gets filled […]
When you are watching a movie that is in the language you speak, you usually don’t require subtitles as you can just understand everything the characters say in the film. However, when you are watching a video or a movie that is not in the language you speak, you do need the subtitles so you […]
When a new software update arrives, it usually does two things: it adds new features to the device and breaks the working features. While the latter does not always happen, but when it does, it puts you in darkness. Especially when the feature that you use a lot on your device gets broken due to […]
Mac is known for its impressive productivity and hassle-cutting tools that help you get more done on your machine in less time. The stock apps built into the Mac are some of the greatest tools I have ever come across. From the Finder app for viewing and managing files to the Photos app for organizing […]
PDF is a widely used format for documents worldwide, and it works on almost all the popular platforms including our favorite Windows and Mac. The format keeps all the document formatting intact and lets users view the document without requiring much stuff—all that you need to view a PDF file is a PDF reader such […]
One of the things that I have been noticing while browsing through websites in recent times is that these sites ask me to enable push notifications. Well, if you are new to this, you might wonder what this jargon is. Push notifications are a kind of notifications that appear natively on your Mac, and the […]
Domain Name Servers—often abbreviated as DNS—help you resolve web addresses on your computer. When you type in a web address such as Google.com, the domain name servers look for the domain and the IP address associated with it and load it on your computer for you to view the web pages hosted there. By default, […]
One of the coolest things that came with the macOS Sierra was Siri. Apple announced Siri, its virtual assistant, for the first time for Macs with the latest version of its OS for the Macs called macOS. If you have updated your Mac to this latest version of the OS, you would have probably seen […]
The Library folder for the users on a Mac is always hidden as Apple just doesn’t want you to access it as it thinks you don’t need access to it. However, macOS does provide an option to see this folder and access its contents, but you should only do that if you know what you […]
There are multiple ways to install the latest version of Apple’s operating system for Macs on your Mac and one of them is to use a USB installer to install the whole operating system. This solution is ideal when you wish to install a fresh copy of the OS or when your system is not […]
Screen sharing helps you share your computer’s screen with others, and the other party can view your screen and even perform actions on your computer right from their computer. It helps when you want to troubleshoot an issue on your computer, and you just don’t know how to do that. That way, you can invite […]
Apple has included the Mail app in all of its Macs so you can get started with your emailing tasks as soon as you get a new Mac. Over the time as you use the app, you will notice that the app slows down and leaves you thinking what you did wrong that has slowed […]
One of the things that people have been discussing is Mark Zuckerberg putting some tape on the webcam of his computer for some security reasons. At first, you might wonder why would someone even do that? If one is scared of getting himself recorded using his webcam, he can only close whatever apps that are […]
By default, every browser on your Mac has a pre-specified folder that it uses to save all of the files that you download using it. Usually, it’s the main downloads folder on your Mac where these browsers save the files that you download from various websites. While saving files to the default downloads folder is […]
There are a lot of things that Apple has changed in this year’s Mac. With the new Macs of 2016, you now have a Touch Bar that replaces the function keys on your keyboard to allow you to have a dynamic panel where you can see the controls for the app you are currently using […]
PDF is a widely used format used by millions of people around the world while exchanging documents. The reason the format is popular is that it makes sure all the formatting in the document is intact, and the viewer only needs a PDF reader to be able to see the document. There are tons of […]
Apple has added a new element to the keyboards on this year’s Macs. The new feature is called Touch Bar, and it sits on the top of your keyboard where function keys used to exist. Yes, the function keys on your Mac are gone for good, and many of you may not like it, but […]