Tag: Mac OS X

How to Ping IP Address on Mac: Three Methods Explained

A ping test is done to check whether your Mac is connected to a network or not. Ping also helps test the latency or...

How to Force Open Any File in Mac OS X [All...

You might have experienced that when you try to open certain file extensions on Mac, it gives out an error and does not let...

Is Safari Running Too Slow on Your Mac? Tips to Speed...

Apple Safari has emerged as one of the most advanced web browsers designed to be used on iOS and OS X platforms. Apart from...

Pros of Using Mac OS X in App Development

The key to great app development lies in having a solid foundation, ideally laid in having a good operating system to begin with on...

How to Disable/Enable Dark Mode in Mac OS X El Capitan

Dark mode on your Mac is a little trick that users play to spice up their user-experience on screen. Once any user enables dark...

How to Type Emoji on Mac OS X El Capitan or...

No doubt, you can just write down all your emails, tweets, and other messages in plain old text, but this doesn't really sound fun...

How to Enable or Disable Mac OS X Auto Updates in...

It was with the coming of OS X Yosemite when users could finally try their hands at automatically installing updates for Mac OS X....

Enable or Disable Auto Apps Update on Mac OS X El...

To go along with the automatic update of system software on Mac OS X, there are also options available in El Capitan's App Store...

Disable Mouse Pointer Shake Gesture in Mac OS X El Capitan...

It has happened with almost all of us that we lose our cursor or rather say mouse pointer in a messy desktop. Finding a...

AirDrop Not Working on Mac OS X Yosemite, How to Fix...

AirDrop has been designed to share files across compatible OS X and iOS devices easily. Though AirDrop has been around for many years, it...

How to Flush DNS Cache in Mac OS X El Capitan...

If you are a network administrator, web developer or a system administrator of Mac, you may face a necessary situation to flush DNS cache...

How to Change Safari Default Search Engine on Mac OS X

Google is undoubtedly one of the most popular search engines in the world as more than 70% internet users worldwide prefer Google as its...

How to Rename Apple Magic Mouse on Mac OS X

There are a few examples when you may need to rename your Apple Wireless pointing devices like mouse, keyboard or trackpad. Whether you're selling one...

How to Transfer iPhoto Library to Photos App on Mac OS...

Apple has brought Photo Library with its latest OS X update 10.10.3. Unlike the iPhoto Library, Photos app has more user-friendly features to let...

How to Turn off Messages Sound Effects on Mac OS X...

Some way or another, you've just figured out how to focus on your work, and there comes another annoying sound from your Mac. It's...

How to Find Build Number and Version of Mac OS X

Apple allots a unique build number to each copy of its OS X. Though average users will never need to know the build number...

How to Mute Message Conversations on Mac OS X and iOS...

Sometimes, conversation in message thread on Mac OS X or iPhone/iPad becomes quite noisy, mainly when the conversation in message thread is not important...

Get Live ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Scores on your Mac

Needless to say, the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 is getting hotter (and cooler as well) as teams are fighting for the World Cup, some of us...

How To Remove Password From PDF Files in Mac OS X

Bank statements, financial records are password protected and sent as PDF files in order to provide more security. The password protection goes a long...

How to Change Default Web Browser in Mac OS X Yosemite

Mac OS X is one of the most advanced operating systems in the world, renowned for its user-friendliness and clutter-free setup. There was one...