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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.

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.

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.

Remove Password from Mac – MacUpdate Blog

Remove Password from Mac – MacUpdate Blog

Your startup password is the easiest way to prevent someone from accessing your personal data. But if your Mac doesn’t have any sensitive information on it, you might want to remove your startup password. Here’s how…