OS X

4 Ways To Uninstall Apps On Mac

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One of the biggest differences between Windows and Mac is how the apps are uninstalled on these platforms. If you’re also a Windows user, you’ll know that the procedure to uninstall apps on a Mac is significantly different. There’s no Control Panel for you to find and uninstall your apps. Mac actually provides you with […]

The Best Mac Keyboard Shortcuts to Learn

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The engineering behind each one of Apple’s touchpads make them some of the best on the market today. A quick swipe can move the cursor anywhere you need it, while gestures grant unprecedented levels of control over windows, apps, and much more. A user could be forgiven for thinking a smooth touchpad is all they […]

How To Remap Fn Keys On Your Mac

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Whether you use a Windows PC or a Mac machine, your keyboard has all the standard functions keys at the top. These keys are assigned with various functions by the operating system of your computer. Some of the actions these keys perform are things like increasing and decreasing brightness levels, increasing and decreasing volume levels, […]

How To Access Recent Items From The MacOS Dock

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Getting quick access to recent items is something every Mac user desires as it immediately lets them get back to their previously unfinished work. You may want to continue reading the PDF file that someone sent you yesterday, or maybe you want to finish off the story that you left unfinished last night. Unless you […]

15 Tips To Extend The Battery Life On Mac

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Compared to many other laptops, Mac machines enjoy a longer battery life because of the optimized operating systems they run. If you’ve been using a Mac for quite some time, you might have noticed you can work on it for hours without worrying about it running out of battery. To make that battery life last […]

How To Bulk Rename Files On Your Mac

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Many times when you download files off the Internet or you copy files from a USB drive, the naming formats aren’t always what you expected. This is especially true for the image files captured on digital cameras as they often have names that don’t describe anything (DSC_01.jpg tells me nothing about the image). While you […]

How To Create Symlinks On Your Mac

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A symbolic link, often shortened to symlink, is a type of link that is stored at one location on your machine and it points to another location on the same machine. You can think of it as a shortcut of an app. Even though the actual app file is located deep inside your folders, you […]

20 Tips To Get The Most Out Of The Finder On Mac

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Mac has a wonderful file explorer called Finder that provides you with a lot of options to manage and organize your files. Most of the features in the app are enabled by default. However, there are a few that aren’t and you can enable them to use them in Finder. Learning to use these new […]

5 Ways To Force Quit Apps On Your Mac

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While most apps on your Mac will never cause any issues as they are known for their stability, things could go wrong at any time and the apps may start misbehaving on your machine. In such cases, even the default options to close an app will stop functioning. Some of the common symptoms of an […]

The Best MacOS Automator Scripts You Should Have Installed

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Automation tools like IFTTT and Siri Shortcuts are popular options to streamline day-to-day tasks, but MacOS has long had a tool for this. Automator is not well known to anyone except power users, but when implemented correctly it can take care of minutia and help remove tedium from everyday tasks.   Automator doesn’t require programming […]