macOS and many applications heavily utilize the GPUs in your Mac. Wouldn’t it be great to see exactly how much each GPU is being used? Instead of turning to third party apps, check out this tip on using Activity Monitor to see GPU usage.
Macs are notoriously limited when it comes to hardware upgrades, but you can still significantly improve the graphics capabilities of your recent Mac by adding a Thunderbolt 3 external GPU. Here’s a look at one high-end eGPU option and some benchmarks to see how it compares to built-in GPUs in the MacBook Pro.
Microsoft Word on the Mac is filled with all sorts of hidden goodies, and the trick in this article is no exception. Today we’re going over how to switch FROM ALL CAPS WRITING to Initial Caps Like This with just a shortcut!
AirDrop, Apple’s ad-hoc networking technology, makes it easy to quickly share photos, files, contacts, and more between iOS and macOS devices. But one lesser known AirDrop feature is the ability to send websites, too. Here’s how it works.
Using the Apple Books app in macOS (formerly known as iBooks), you can download your Books to your Mac for offline access. But where are Apple Books downloads stored? The answer depends on the type of book you’re looking for. Here are the details.
macOS has the ability to add a custom message to a Mac’s lock screen. This can be especially useful for those in multi-user environments or for those with portable Macs as it offers an extra opportunity for a good Samaritan to find your contact information in the event that your Mac is lost. Here’s how it works.
macOS Mojave introduces an entire new way to capture and edit screenshots. Now, just like iOS, when you capture a screenshot on your Mac, a preview thumbnail is shown in the lower right corner. This can be helpful if you need to review and edit most of your screenshots immediately, but it just gets in the way when you’re trying to capture lots of screenshots at once. Thankfully, this preview thumbnail can be turned off. Here’s how.
Safari 12, included with macOS Mojave and iOS 12 (and available as an update for older versions of macOS) adds support for favicons. Here’s how to enable them.
For those who still use optical drives with their Macs, here’s a tip on how to add or remove the handy eject icon from your menu bar.
If you’d like to customize the way your Mac’s menu bar looks, then come learn how to rearrange and delete its so-called status icons! These handy shortcuts—which will let you do everything from joining Wi-Fi networks to searching with Spotlight—can be moved around, and we’ll tell you how.