Every once in a while, you might need access to view and edit hidden files. Luckily there’s a Terminal command you can use to show hidden files in macOS. This is similar to viewing hidden files and folders on a Windows machine.
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If you’re using Apple’s Mail application on the Mac you’ve probably seen the app slow down over time. Thankfully, there’s an easy way to speed it up using tools you already have on your Mac!
There are many times when family or friends need help with their Macs, or they aren’t sure how to do something. Trying to walk them through it blind is challenging, at best. Luckily, a little known feature in the Messages exists that allows me to share my screen instantly with another Mac user, or I
If you’ve enabled Family Sharing on your iCloud account, that means other family members are able to view and download your iTunes and App Store purchases, and vice versa. One of the biggest questions I get is *how* to access that content and view everything a family member has already purchased.
Is your Mac running out of disk space? If so, here are 10 Mac storage tips that can help you recapture some much-needed disk space in no time!
I take a *lot* of screenshots on my Mac. This typically results in my desktop being cluttered with files I don’t really need to be there once I’m done with them. That’s why I decided to change the location where screenshots are stored. My desktop is now clean and I still have quick access via a *folder* on my desktop. Here’s how you can do the same:
Some Mac apps let you choose whether you want a dock icon or menu bar icon. I prefer menu bar icons so my dock contains only my most important apps. Unfortunately, this can make the menu bar appear cluttered. Luckily, Bartender helps solve that problem.
As we work on our Macs, our desktops tend to become cluttered with apps and all the windows they contain. You can always hide Mac apps by using the Cmd + H keyboard shortcut, but that can be a tedious task if you have several apps open. Instead, let Hocus Focus automatically hide your unused Mac apps for you!
If you’ve recently switched from Windows to Mac, you may have noticed that keyboard shortcuts aren’t exactly the same. The Ctrl key on Windows is now Command on Mac, and so forth. Even though things may look slightly different, you can still perform a lot of the same keyboard shortcuts, and more.
If you use an iPhone or iPad, you’re already familiar with the pop-up menus that appear after selecting text. Thanks to PopClip, that same functionality now comes to your Mac.
If you’re using the new Photos app on your Mac now, you’ll want to make sure you delete your old iPhoto library after you migrate it.
Confused about Apple Music DRM, iTunes Match uploads, and what music you actually own? While you could always right-click and get info on individual tracks, that’s messy and there’s a much easier way.