For quite some time now, we’ve been able to swipe across a message within Apple’s Mail app to perform simple tasks, like marking one as read or sending it to the trash. But there’s a way to configure the right-to-left behavior that also affects the way that notifications work, which is a little odd. We’re here to tell you all about it in this tip!
Force Touch is a new feature that lets Mac users access new levels of functionality in OS X apps based on the pressure of their trackpad click. But Force Touch also introduces a new tactile experience and haptic feedback that longtime trackpad users might not enjoy. Here’s how to turn off Force Touch if you prefer a more traditional trackpad experience.
Have you noticed after upgrading to OS X El Capitan that your cursor sometimes gets really big? You’re (probably) not going crazy, it’s just a new feature Apple introduced in its latest desktop operating system. While helpful for some, this new “shake to locate cursor” feature can be annoying for longtime users. Here’s how to turn it off.
Multitouch Look Up in OS X is a handy feature that lets you quickly see the definition of a highlighted word, related Wikipedia entry, and more, but it’s also easy to activate inadvertently. Here’s how you can turn off multitouch Look Up but still maintain access to the Look Up window when you need it.
Many MacBook owners frequently connect their laptop to an external mouse or wireless trackpad. You can prevent accidental cursor input while in this configuration by disabling the MacBook’s built-in trackpad while your external mouse or trackpad is connected.
Apple introduced “Natural Scrolling” in OS X Lion, aiming to unifying the scrolling experience in iOS and OS X. But many users, especially those who opt for a mouse over a trackpad, prefer the traditional scroll direction. Here’s how to set scroll direction in OS X.