Here is how to reset Mac SMC, and the warning signs to look out for to find out if you need to.
If you aren’t happy using the default DNS servers your ISP or local coffee shop provides with your Mac, you can change them. It’s pretty easy to do. Follow along to learn how.
Google allows you to download an archive that contains a tremendous amount of information, for example, your bookmarks, calendars, activity, searches, requested map directions, photos and so on. The list is long. Here’s how to do it.
This archive contains everything you’ve ever shared with the company, like posts, photos/videos, messages, etc.
Pages documents stored in iCloud will be updated and synced with your annotations across all of your devices.
macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 gets us a step closer to ditching 32-bit mode for apps. In fact, you can force your Mac to run only in 64-bit mode if you aren’t afraid to pay a visit to the command line. Read on to learn how.
Think of fish as a tool that works behind the scenes. Using fish means using Terminal like you normally would, except now you get extra functionality.
Only go through with this guide if you deleted your Facebook account and want nothing more to do with it. This is basically the scorched earth nuclear option.
For another quick tip, if you don’t want to hide an app, but want to minimize it using the keyboard, press Command (⌘) + M.
Facebook digs pretty deep into our personal lives, but that doesn’t mean you have to blindly hand over all of your intimate details. Check out The Mac Observer’s tips on managing your Facebook privacy settings, deleting posts, shutting down your account, and more.
If you’re done with Facebook and want to completely delete your account here’s what to do.
Facebook is a vast surveillance network that makes the NSA look like amateurs.
This way you won’t have screenshots being uploaded to iCloud Drive if you turned Documents and Desktop syncing on
Cambridge Analytica worked Facebook’s own system to harvest millions of profiles and then used that data in Donald Trump’s Presidential campaign. That was all thanks to Facebook Platforms, which is a feature you can disable. Read on to learn how.
Like Siri, Dictation adapts to you. The more you use it, the better it gets at understanding your voice and accent.
When you use the Terminal method, you can keep using your Mac as the update downloads and the initial installation will take place in the background.
In order to use this feature your devices need to meet a couple of requirements.
You may have read in the news that a hacker group is holding a number of iCloud accounts for ransom. If Apple doesn’t pay a certain amount of money by April 7, the hackers will reset the accounts and remotely wipe iOS devices. Andrew Orr shows us how to protect your Apple ID.
Not sure why you might need to use private browsing mode in Safari, Firefox, or Chrome on your Mac? Here’s how to enable the feature, and some ideas on how it can help online.
Curious to see if your MacBook, MacBook Air, or MacBook Pro charger is outputting the wattage you expect? Here’s how to check it out and troubleshoot any problems you may find.