Are your PDFs opening in Acrobat instead of Preview? Are your spreadsheets launching with Numbers instead of Excel? We’ll help you fix that, whether you want to make a temporary change for certain files or a permanent one for all of them!
Today’s tip is about using the Mac’s built-in Image Capture program to remove pictures from your iPhone or iPad, quick as a wink. This is much faster than doing it on the devices themselves!
When you’re composing a message within Mail on the Mac, a list of autofill suggestions will appear as you start typing in an address. Here’s how to remove old or incorrect items!
How you adjust the volume on the iPhone or iPad is often dependent upon what you’re listening to or what app you’re using, and you may even have to go into Settings or Control Center to configure things. It’s not as simple as just hammering on those side buttons!
OneDrive, Microsoft’s online storage and syncing service, is pinned by default in the Windows 10 File Explorer whether you use the service or not. For those who have no interest in OneDrive, or just want more free space in their Windows 10 sidebar, here’s how to remove the OneDrive sidebar entry without affecting the service itself.
When buying a new Mac, Apple provides basic CPU info but hides the specific processor model. This is fine for most users, but those troubleshooting issues or hoping to compare their Mac to a PC or older Mac may want to know exactly which CPU is powering their system. Here’s how to quickly find your Mac’s CPU model via Terminal.
Prefetch and Superfetch are important technologies in Microsoft Windows that try to predict which apps and services a user launches most often and preloads the required files into memory for faster performance. But some configurations, especially those involving solid state drives, may not benefit from the services. Here’s why you may want to manually disable superfetch and prefetch in Windows 8.
Like many third party apps, Google Chrome doesn’t automatically support high resolution 4K displays in Windows. Instead, the app is upscaled, revealing a blurry and pixelated mess. Thankfully, you can manually enable Chrome high DPI mode with a quick change to the Windows Registry.
Mac users on the go will want to take steps to protect their data from loss or theft, such as enabling FileVault, but it’s also important to provide some form of contact information so that a good samaritan who finds your MacBook can return it to you. Here’s how to provide that information using a custom lock screen message.