System Integrity Protection is an important security feature in macOS that prevents access to critical system files and apps. But it can also break legacy workflows and applications that rely on this access. If you’re willing to accept the risks, here’s how to disable System Integrity Protection.
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!
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.
The Mac’s built-in Web browser, Safari, has a special menu that’ll let you copy, save, or copy a link to almost any image you find. In this article, we’ve got all the details on how this works! With the usual caveats for not using other people’s work when you don’t have permission, of course. Don’t forget that part.
The best way to use Time Machine is with multiple disks, ensuring that your Mac’s backups remain safe even if one of your backup drives fails. But using multiple disks with Time Machine means that some of your backup data may differ between drives. Thankfully, Apple provides a hidden feature that lets you browse and recover data from a specific Time Machine drive rather than the latest aggregate data from all of your drives. Here’s how it works.
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.
If you get tired of your Mac’s Desktop wallpaper, then switch it up every day! (Without you having to go in and change it yourself, that is.) In this article, we’re going to talk about how to configure the Mac’s wallpaper to change on a schedule or when certain events—like logging in or waking from sleep—occur.
Mail’s “flag” feature is a quick and easy way to categorize messages, so if you need to follow up on an item, you can use this to find it fast. But if you’d like the flags to have more descriptive names than their associated colors, we’ve got the details for you on how to do it!
Using Microsoft Word’s built-in “Compare Documents” feature can be incredibly helpful if you’re trying to figure out where changes were made in a new version of a Word file. This is so much easier and faster than looking through files manually, so come check out how to do it!