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How to Hide or Remove Icons from Your Mac Desktop: 4 Methods Explained

A completely cluttered desktop is the last thing I want to see on my Mac. However, I do have to deal with the messed...

AirDrop Not Working on Mac? Tips to Fix the Issue

I prefer "AirDrop" for a couple of main reasons: smooth and secure file transfer. Another notable feature of this wireless file transfer feature is...

How to Flush DNS Cache in macOS, El Capitan, or Yosemite

If you are a network administrator, web developer or a system administrator of Mac, you may have to flush DNS cache on macOS for...

How to Take A Screenshot on Mac: 5 Methods Explained

Regardless of you're a student, a software engineer or a typical computer user, you will need to capture a screenshot once in a while....

The Best Apps for Mac: True Gems for Your Enhanced Workflow

There are tons of fascinating Mac apps with amazing features. Ranging from task managers, calendars, presentation to file managers, the Mac App Store has...

What is Other Storage on Mac and How to Remove It?

The Storage tab under "About This Mac" gives a quick review of your Mac and for the majority of the times, it shows a...

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 OS versions]

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 It Up

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 Yosemite

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 El Capitan

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 Capitan [How-to]

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 [How-to]

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

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% of internet users worldwide prefer Google as...

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 X Yosemite

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 Yosemite

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...

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