Apple is planning to remove support for 32-bit apps in macOS, but if you’re ready for the future, you can enable a 64-bit-only mode on your Mac right now. Here’s how to do it, as well as why you may want to hold off on killing 32-bit apps so soon.
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.
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.
If you have a Mac that is compatible with macOS High Sierra, but you haven’t yet upgraded, you’re treated to a huge banner advertising Apple’s latest desktop operating system every time you check for software updates in the Mac App Store. If your choice to decline the upgrade is intentional, here’s how you can hide that High Sierra upgrade banner with a few quick clicks.
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!
The Mac’s Preview program is powerful, and it can do all sorts of stuff with PDFs, like signing them, helping you to fill out forms electronically, and so on. But another way it excels is in combining PDFs quickly and easily, and we’ve got the scoop in this article!