After upgrading to macOS Mojave, you may notice that extra icons appear and remain in your Dock even after you quit the applications. This is due to a new feature in Mojave that Apple hopes will make accessing frequently used applications easier. But if you prefer to manage your Mac’s own Dock and don’t want extra icons cluttering it up, here’s how to turn recent application icons off in Mojave.
By right-clicking on icons in the Dock, you can open up a world of features that you may not have known existed—including the ability to jump to any pane within System Preferences! We’ve got the details on that and on a few other neat Dock tricks in this article.
A longstanding problem on the Mac is the one where the icons in your Dock get replaced by weird default icons, making it hard to see what you’re looking for. In today’s article, we’ll give you a couple of suggestions for how to fix this odd (and frustrating) issue!
There are all sorts of adjustments you can make to the Dock—you could change its size, change how big it gets when you hover your cursor over it, adjust its position on the screen, and so on. But one of the most useful settings actually has an associated keyboard shortcut, and we’re going to tell you all about it!
Do you work with lots of applications and windows on your Mac? If so, things can sometimes get a bit cluttered. Here are some tips for configuring System Preferences to make application and window management a bit easier.
Adding in custom icons for your Mac’s folders is easy and fun! Plus, it can help you identify particularly important items at a glance, especially on your Desktop or in your Dock. In this article, we’ll go over the steps and discuss what to do if your fancy icons don’t show in your Dock.
This article is all about Apple’s familiar voice-control feature—which has now come to the Mac!—and how you can use Siri to add widgets to Notification Center in Sierra. Wanna keep up to date on a bit of info you asked Siri for? We’ll tell you how.
Are your PDFs opening in Acrobat instead of Preview? Are your spreadsheets launching with Numbers instead of Excel? We’ll help you fix that, whether you want to make a temporary change for certain files or a permanent one for all of them!
Most Mac users know that the Dock is a great way to find and launch their most-used applications, but you can also use the Dock to directly launch your favorite websites. Here’s how to add website shortcuts to the Mac OS X Dock.
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.