If you get tired of your Mac’s Desktop wallpaper, then switch it up every day! (Without you having to go in and change it yourself, that is.) In this article, we’re going to talk about how to configure the Mac’s wallpaper to change on a schedule or when certain events—like logging in or waking from sleep—occur.
Bored with the default wallpaper images in macOS and looking for something fresh? It turns out that there are many high quality images hiding on your Mac that are perfect for desktop wallpaper. Here’s how to find them!
The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update introduces a new feature called My People, which lets users pin their favorite contacts to the desktop taskbar for easy access. It’s a neat idea, but isn’t for everyone. If you have no plans to use the My People feature, here’s how to turn it off.
If you join the Windows Insider Program, you get the opportunity to test the very latest Windows 10 features. Unfortunately, you also get an unsightly watermark on your desktop. The purpose of the Windows 10 watermark is easy to understand: Microsoft wants users of the PC to clearly understand that they’re running a pre-release test version of the operating system, and developers and testers can also use the watermark to quickly identify the specific version of Windows 10 they’re currently…
Select an item in the Finder and press Command-I, and you’ll see all sorts of information about that file or folder—size, for example, modification date, and so on. But there’s a little-known feature that’s similar and very handy called “Get Summary Info” that lets you view the combined info and file size for multiple items at once. Here’s how it works.
Windows places an arrow in the lower-left corner of a desktop icon to identify it as a shortcut. While this identification is helpful, the shortcut arrows obscure your applications icons and don’t look very good. Here’s how to turn off these shortcut arrows to make your desktop icons look their best.
Recent versions of OS X are much better at handling Mac setups with multiple displays, but many users don’t know that they can further customize their monitor configuration by moving the dock or changing which monitor is set to be the primary display. Here’s how these concepts work in OS X El Capitan.
Tired of having the Recycle Bin take up space on your desktop? Or maybe you prefer a desktop with no icons at all. Here’s how to remove the Recycle Bin icon from the Windows 10 desktop without affecting its functionality.
Cortana is a great new feature in Windows 10, but it takes up a huge amount of space on your desktop taskbar. Here’s how to shrink or hide the Cortana search box, giving you more room for your apps and utilities.
Windows 10 retains some of the transparency effects found in previous versions of the operating system, but some users prefer a higher contrast appearance without the transparent aesthetic. Here’s a quick tip on how to disable transparency in Windows 10.