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How to See the Health of a SSD in macOS

Storage media of all kinds, SSDs included, is consumable. That mean, eventually, it fails. That’s one reason backups are so important. To keep ahead...

How to Switch a File Type’s Default App in macOS

Each document that you have on your Mac is associated with a default application which macOS uses to open the file whenever you double-click...

How to Put macOS Mojave in Dark Mode

macOS Mojave, the newest version of the software that runs on the Mac, includes a long-awaited Dark Mode option that works across the entire...

How to Use Text Clippings in macOS

In macOS, a Text Clipping is a selection of text that you've dragged from an application to another location on your Mac, where it...

How to Manage File Associations in macOS

In macOS, the Open With contextual menu that appears when you right-click (or Ctrl-click) on a file provides links to all the applications installed on your...

How to Turn Off Transparency Effects in macOS Mojave

In macOS, transparency – or more properly, translucency – is a visual effect many apps use to create a sense of depth by hinting...

How to Encrypt a USB Flash Drive in macOS Mojave

In macOS Mojave, you can choose to encrypt and decrypt disks on the fly right from the desktop. Using this convenient Finder option, we're...

Top 10 Free VPN for macOS in 2019

Privacy is major concern and with increasing heinous cybercrimes, one has to be very careful while browsing Internet. To keep your online privacy intact...

How to Reinstall macOS Using Recovery Mode

There are a few reasons why you might want to reinstall macOS (or even Mac OS X.) Perhaps your Mac is working erratically and...

How to Reset MacOS Finder

There are a few reasons why you might need to restart the Finder on a Mac - that’s the app where you can view...

How to Create a Bootable macOS Installer on an External Drive

In this article we'll run through the steps necessary to create a bootable installer of the Mac operating system, whether it's so you can...

How to Open macOS From an External Drive

If you're testing out a beta version of macOS Mojave and don't want to risk messing up your system, or just worried about updating...

How to Open Apps that Don’t Work in Mojave-Including Photoshop

When we installed Mojave on our Mac we were very happy, until we discovered that we could no longer use Photoshop CS5. Sure it’s...

How to Do a Clean Install of macOS

In this article we're going to show you how to perform a clean install of macOS. This is often a handy option if your...

How to Hide Recent Apps From Dock in MacOS Mojave

The Dock at the bottom of the screen in macOS is the first place you are likely to go when you want to open...