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A Step-By-Step Guide to Boot Your Mac With a USB Drive

A Step-By-Step Guide to Boot Your Mac With a USB Drive

You might be wondering why you would want to boot macOS from a USB drive. Usually, if you needed to upgrade your Mac’s operating system, you’d perform a standard macOS upgrade via the App Store. But what if you need to upgrade multiple Macs? It’s much faster to use a bootable drive instead of going through the App Store process.

Pages for Mac: Handy document creator

Pages for Mac: Handy document creator

Apple's Pages is an easy-to-use document creator that allows you to collaborate with others to create documents and get things done. With the recent release of version 7, Pages has a lot going for it right now – it's worth taking a deeper look at what this app has to offer.

How to Find and Open the Library Folder on a Mac

How to Find and Open the Library Folder on a Mac

You may or may not have noticed that your Mac has a Library folder on it. The Library folder stores settings for your system as well as your apps, resources, and support files – basically, it's a place where your operating system puts all of its related data.

Bartender – Minimalistic Yet Powerful Toolbar Helper

Bartender – Minimalistic Yet Powerful Toolbar Helper

The menu bar lives at the top of any Mac display and is a major part of how you interact with the apps and tools you depend on daily. The right side of your menu bar may be an amalgamation of necessary and unnecessary items, and Bartender is the productivity app you can use to gain control of this mess.

Top 10 VPN Services

Top 10 VPN Services

Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are a more and more frequently discussed tool as internet users are becoming increasingly aware of the behaviors (and new legal rights) of the ISPs in the United States.

Amphetamine for Mac: Help your Mac stay awake

Amphetamine for Mac: Help your Mac stay awake

There may be moments during your work week when you want to prevent your Mac from going to sleep. It could be that you need to download a large file, or you plan to use it to present during a long meeting. To prevent your Mac from locking or sleeping, you can get Amphetamine.

Top Ten Password Managers

Top Ten Password Managers

Remembering your passwords is already difficult enough – you don’t need to also struggle over choosing a password manager to help you remember them while protecting your accounts! Let’s take a brief look at some of the best password managers that you can download and use today.

How To Install DMG Files on Mac – MacUpdate Blog

How To Install DMG Files on Mac – MacUpdate Blog

Downloading and installing apps on your Mac isn’t always such a clear, straightforward process. Different apps need to be installed in different ways – so even if you think you understand how the process of downloading and installing an app works, you might come across another app that needs a different installation process.