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.
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.
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.
We all love keeping things neatly organized and a good calendar app is our best friend in this case. Calendars let us create appointments, set reminders, and in general, stay updated with everything that matters to us. Here's how to make sure your calendar is always synced.
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.
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…
You may not know it, but your Mac has been hiding something from you.
Apple’s iCloud is a convenient backup option for Macs and iOS devices. iCloud is built-in right into your Mac and is an easy way to backup almost all of your essential personal data.
Taking a screenshot on your Mac is a great way to show someone exactly what you’re seeing on your screen, or to be able to remember something for later. Here's how to do it...
Learn how to use Mission Control to create multiple desktop spaces on one or more monitors and enable split view for side-by-side app use.
To ensure that you never lose any of the digital “things” that matter to you, consider using multiple backup methods. In this article, we’ll review some of the best options you can use to backup your Mac.
Do you want to easily move your files and folders around on your Mac? There are several ways to do this – we’re going to walk through the easiest and best methods: Drag and drop, copy and paste, and using the terminal.
Learn how to add and remove fonts on your Mac for use in apps like Photoshop and PowerPoint using Apple’s easy-to-use Font Book app.
We all love Macs for their simplicity – but our tastes and preferences may vary when it comes to the little things, like the cursor. Learn how to customize the size and appearance of your Mac’s cursor.