macOS: Prevent Settings Changes by Hiding System Preferences

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

If you don’t want anyone messing with certain System Preferences options, hide ’em! In this Quick Tip, we’re going to tell you how to do this on your own Mac—or even on someone else’s. If you have to do tech support for your family members, this could be sanity-saving.

macOS: Setting Up Custom Reminders

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

Delete all reminders in a list

Setting up custom reminders on your Mac is simple, and it’ll help you configure notifications that happen (for example) on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, or ones that occur on the first weekend day of the month. We’ll tell you how to use this great feature in today’s Quick Tip!

Change the way macOS Displays Date and Time

· Jeff Butts · Quick Tip

display date and time

Another hidden gem of a setting, you don’t even need to use the Terminal to change your date and time display preferences.