Have you recently seen a warning from Apple that a particular app or game is “not optimized for your Mac?” If so, this means that at least one of the apps installed on your Mac is 32-bit only, and Apple is in the process of requiring apps to move to 64-bit. Here’s how to check if you have 32-bit apps installed on your Mac, and what to do if you find some.
Offsite backups are critically important, not just for redundancy, but because they ensure that if something happens to your house, you’ll still have all of your photos and documents. Today, we’ll go over how to pick a scheme for your offsite backups and some things to think about before you get started!
If you visit the same few sites every day, then a convenient thing would be to have Safari open all of them when you launch the program. If you’ve got your most important bookmarks stored in a single folder, this is really simple to do, too! In today’s article, we’ll tell you how to set up a bookmarks folder in Safari and then how to launch all those links on startup.
Microsoft’s Office 365 service provides an easy way to download and install the Office apps (like Word and Excel) on any machines you have, as long as you have the licenses available. But if you need to deactivate an installation of Office 365, there’s a quick method for doing so! We’ll tell you how.
Your Mac creates hidden .DS_Store files whenever it browses to a new directory. These files store handy metadata and layout information, but if you’re using a network drive shared with Windows users, these files may not be so hidden. Here’s how to stop your Mac from creating .DS_Store files on network drives.
When you use the search and address bar in Safari, it offers detailed results for certain search queries. These results, called Safari Suggestions, provide you with immediate access to information such as Wikipedia entries, stock prices, sports scores, and movie showtimes. But what if you’re primarily interested in traditional search results from your search engine of choice? In that case, here’s how to disable Safari Suggestions in macOS.
When you paste text into a Google Docs document, it will retain the font and formatting of its source. This is fine in some cases, but most users want their pasted text to match the existing formatting of their document. Here are two ways to get clean, unformatted text in your Google Docs documents, including one option that removes text formatting but leaves links intact.
Today’s article is about the ubiquitous open/save windows that appear whenever we need to, well…open or save something on our Macs. There are easy ways to use keyboard shortcuts to navigate and manipulate those windows, and we’ll tell you how!
Many people use the Apple Calendar app for macOS and iOS to create and manage their meetings and appointments, but there is often supplemental material that needs to be associated with the upcoming event. Instead of frantically searching your email for that PDF your boss sent you when the meeting was first scheduled two weeks ago, the Calendar app actually allows you to add attachments to your events. Here’s how it works.
Website notifications can be a convenient way to stay up to date with your favorite websites. But some users don’t want to use Web notifications. Instead of being forced to decline notification requests on every website, here’s how you can block all notification requests in the latest version of Firefox.