Dropbox’s little-known File Requests feature is a simple way to ask for files from someone you know, which can function both as a reminder and as an easy file-sharing option. And your sender doesn’t even need his own Dropbox account, so it’s especially nifty! Here’s how it works.
By default, the Microsoft Office programs on the Mac launch to a start screen that you can use to pick a template or open an existing file. If you don’t like that, though, you can switch the behavior up and configure the apps to open directly with a blank new document. Here’s how it works!
With all of the phishing attempts targeted at Google users today, you definitely need to make certain your account is secure. The best way to do that is by turning on two-step verification! It’s easy, but there are a few important things to know, so let’s dig in!
For today’s tip, we’re going to go over how to schedule sleep, wake, and start up times on your Mac—an excellent way to remind yourself to get off your computer at night, for example! Melissa Holt is here to tell us how.
In this article, we’ll teach you all about how to securely erase a Time Capsule, which is really good to know—after all, if you’ve got one of those devices, it likely has all of the data from all of the Macs in your house on it! And that wouldn’t be great to just hand over to someone else if you decide to sell or recycle your Time Capsule, so let’s talk about the security of it all.
macOS has a built-in text replacement feature which is just darned handy. This is especially useful if you find yourself typing the same information repeatedly! It’s truly simple to set up and use, too, so come on in and read about how to use text replacement on the Mac.
Every once in a while, it’s a good idea to take a quick look through the privacy settings on your iPad and iPhone to see which apps have asked to use which stuff. Location data, especially, is sensitive since you don’t want just any old app knowing where you are! We’ll tell you where to get that info.
Before you recycle or give away an external drive, you have to securely erase it to be certain that your data is truly gone. In this article, we’ll discuss how you’ll do so to keep your info safe!
When you visit your “Purchased” tab in the Mac App Store, do you have to scroll down through dozens of items? Want to hide programs that you never need to use again? We’ll tell you how to do so (and how to get them back afterward!).
This tip is about using Smart Albums in Photos for Mac. What are they? How can you layer their rules to find just the images you need? We’ll go over it all and give some examples on how you can get the most out of them!