Tips & Tricks OS X

How to share Wi-Fi from Mac

07 20, 2019
How to share Wi-Fi from Mac

If you are running out of data on your iPhone, or the local Wi-Fi network just isn't giving you the connection you need, you might find turning your Mac into a Wi-Fi Hotspot so you can share your internet connection to your iPhone is the best solution. Here's how to share Wi-i from Mac to iPhone (or even Android) There are times when your Wi-Fi network just can't provide the connection to the internet you need. Perhaps you are at work and the Wi-Fi just can't cope with all the iPads and iPhones accessing it so it slows your browsing to a crawl (or your boss decides to change the password for the same reason).

How to use iPhone and iPad apps on Mac

07 15, 2019
How to use iPhone and iPad apps on Mac

It's not easy to run iPad and iPhone apps on a Mac or PC. We look at your best options, including decent simulator software that mimics the iOS experience on a desktop or laptop Apple controls the way you use the software you download from its App Store quite tightly, and it's very difficult to run your iPad and iPhone apps on another platform, such as your desktop Mac or MacBook or even a Windows PC or laptop. It's possible this will change in the nearish future: Apple is already working to unify its desktop and mobile platforms, and there is, in any case, a general trend away from desktop apps and towards web apps.

How to clear Safari's cache and cookies on Mac

07 14, 2019
How to clear Safari's cache and cookies on Mac

For peace of mind and a better web browsing experience you can clear your Safari cookies and cache. Here's how to clear Safari cache in macOS and how to clear cookies on a Mac. Plus we answer the question: Does cleaning cache delete passwords in Safari?

Safari: macOS browser now auto submits logins. Here’s how to disable it

04 24, 2019
Safari: macOS browser now auto submits logins. Here’s how to disable it

Apple changed the behavior of Safari in macOS 10.14.4, and you may have noticed it and thought it was a bug. Now, if you have stored a password for a website, when you select a login entry to autofill, Safari 12.1 for macOS automatically submits the login. Previously, it would fill the fields and still require you to click a Login or Submit or other button to proceed.

How to Erase and Factory Reset Your Mac

04 18, 2019
How to Erase and Factory Reset Your Mac

If you plan to give away, sell, or trade in your Mac, the first thing you should do is erase the data on it and perform a factory reset. This article shows you how.

How to Fix AirPods Not Connecting to Mac

Most of the time, AirPods works flawlessly with the iPhone and iPad. It feels like it was designed primarily to work with the iPhone and other Apple devices like MacBooks were an afterthought. Because there’s no quick and easy way to connect or disconnect AirPods with Mac like there is with iPhone. The process is a lot less seamless. And often AirPods will just refuse to speak to Mac. Here’s how you can fix AirPods not connecting to Mac.

04 11, 2019

How to turn off Voice Over on Mac OSX

VoiceOver for Mac OS X is a very helpful assistive technology for blind Mac users – unlike screen readers for Windows, which cost hundreds of dollars, it’s built right into OS X. Unfortunately for sighted users, occasionally people turn in on without meaning to and the results can be confusing …

04 11, 2019