If you have used Mac long enough, you should know that some apps launch on startup automatically. This is convenient for programs used on a regular basis. That's why most people have nothing against Safari or Mail running in the background.
Experienced Mac users know that many applications and utilities contain a preference pane component. It means that upon being installed on Apple computer, such apps create associated panes by adding icons to the System Preferences window. macOS reserves the first few rows of the System Preferences window to place its own settings.
The Chromium browser originated as a safer alternative to Chrome. Although Google's web browser is the second in popularity after Safari among Mac users, many netizens disagree with its interference into their Internet privacy. Unlike Chrome, Chromium doesn’t utilize the information about users’ browsing activities. Being an open-source solution, it allows anyone to create a customized browser based on its code.
Suppose, you have sensitive or confidential data intended for private use only stored on your MacBook. And systematically or occasionally you give this laptop to another person who for some reason might be using the same user account as you do. Accordingly, you need to conceal your files and ensure no one will get to them without you knowing.
The new hard drive can become a salutary solution to the majority of problems with your Mac’s performance. Until quite recently, Mac could only offer the choice of two separate internal storage options for their computers: hard disk drive (HDD) or solid-state disk (SSD). Today, Apple users often have an opportunity to install both drive types on their machine to speed it up and get more space for their needs.
By default, a Mac user cannot see the Library folder with the naked eye. The thing is, developers hide it from the computer owners making the folder “invisible.” The reason behind this arrangement is the need to prevent accidental removal or modification of important items saved in Library. These essential files may be divided into three major categories: app settings, caches and other system files.
Over a month ago, Apple has launched MacOS High Sierra – a new cherished update for Mac lovers. Many users didn`t rush to upgrade their Macs, waiting till the company fixed major security bugs. With the release of Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.1 beta 3 (17B42a), it happened, and now, more and more users are switching to High Sierra.
You normally expect a smooth and trouble free work from your Mac, right? However, you can’t always expect the same from all the apps you install. Some of them are constantly failing to respond to user`s commands, and even a traditional force quit can`t always come to the rescue. What should you do then? Okay, we`ll share some useful tips on what to do if Command+ Options + Shift + Escape combination doesn`t work.
If you`re used to getting maximum out of MacOS Sierra, you already know about a super nice perk it has. If not, we`ll be there for you to make it clear. Apple`s MacOS Sierra offers a totally new way of storage optimization.
You probably adore your Mac. Indeed, how can it be otherwise? It works smoothly, carries out all the tasks seamlessly, and looks great. However, slowdowns also happen to these machines. You`ll be frustrated to the core if once it lets you down. Macs often stop working correctly due to multiple processes that carry out simultaneously without you knowing about any of them. They eat up much of your CPU, causing serious lags. Although the problem looks dreadful, you can avoid it with ease, and in this post, we`ll show you how. Here we go!
When you get your new Mac, you enjoy its every inch. However, time flies, and in a couple of months, you get bored with it. Of course, it`s more than natural to get accustomed to things, but it`s no way a reason to abandon them.
AirPlay is a proprietary protocol designed by Apple to enable wireless streaming of photo, video, audio, documents and other files among Apple devices. When you switch on AirPlay Mirroring, you can broadcast the screen of your device to another device in real time. For example, you can easily transmit the screen of your iPad to your Apple TV.
We can divide all the cache into two types – server caches and local caches. Server cache is stored on the web browser server and is used to create temporary copies of the web pages. Local cache is used to speed up the download time of a website page. Server cache is a real go-to component that comes in handy every time you cannot access or delete valuable information. In this article, we want to share some useful tips on how to find and delete cache and how to use cache to access a temporally unavailable website.
The goal to keep your Mac clean and healthy is always at the top of our list. That`s why we’ve decided to share some Mac hacks with you. To make a long story short, here we will answer the question that bothers many Mac users ‘Can I delete dmg files?’ Of course, you can, and we will show you how you can easily find and delete .dmg and .pkg files from your Mac.
Do you think you know your Mac well? Hm, think again. Even experienced users are unaware of many secret functions buried in the margins of Mac OS X. In this article, you're sure to find some valuable and helpful info about amazing hidden features that you never suspected existed. Ready to look at your Mac from a different perspective?
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Requires MacOS 10.10 (Yosemite) or later