When you minimize a window in macOS, it goes to the right edge of your Dock by default. If you’d rather it minimize to the app’s icon, like Windows’ taskbar does, you can alter this behavior in System Preferences.
Copying and pasting text is one of those things everybody who uses a computer needs to know, but even though copy/paste is one of the simplest functions you will learn, it can bring with it one big hassle: special formatting.
The Phone and FaceTime apps offer direct ways to customize the favorite contacts that appear. If you 3D touch either of these apps, you’ll see that four contacts are shown:
The app system in iMessage is really cool, letting you paste content directly into messages that once required several additional steps. If you’re choosy about which apps appear in iMessage, though, you can prevent iMessage from automatically adding them.
If you find that your old hard drive is bursting at the seams and you want to upgrade to a larger one, it’s really easy to do so without losing any of your data.
Keyboard shortcuts may seem complex and hard to remember, but once you start using them, you’ll wonder how you ever lived doing everything with the mouse. Here are the best keyboard shortcuts on macOS everyone should know.
You may have noticed the addition of a new button occupying the upper-right corner of the Chrome web browser. This is the new avatar profile management system, which adds some cool functionality you might find useful.
If you’ve ever logged into your Netflix account on another person’s device, or left it logged in on a device you no longer use, you know how annoying it can be—especially if someone else is watching shows on your account and kicking you off. Here’s how to log out of all Netflix sessions with one simple button.
If you use Spotlight to search for files on your Mac, you might notice that results may often be cluttered with things that are useless or irrelevant. If you want more accurate results from your Spotlight searches, there’s an easy fix.
We all know that feeling: you record a video on your iPhone in portrait mode, and then try to watch it in landscape and everything is sideways. Luckily, you can correct a video’s rotation in just a few simple steps.
Modern versions of Safari don’t show the entire URL of a page in the address bar—it just shows the web site’s domain name. If this bothers you, it’s easy to change.
We all have our favorite podcasts, but we don’t always have time to listen to them. You can however, speed up your podcasts to 1.5x or 2x speed and breeze through them expeditiously.
Have you ever wished you could download Wikipedia in its entirety, and have a copy of it on your personal computer or Android tablet? There’s actually an easy way to do this, though you will need some extra disk space and a little time.
When you receive a message on your iPhone, it will appear on your lock screen. You could unlock your iPhone and open Messages to reply, or you can just reply right there from the lock screen. But this means anyone else can reply to your messages right there from the lock screen, too.
As time goes on, Apple continues to work Siri into more of its products. Its sole domain used to be the iPhone and iPad, then it found its way onto the Apple Watch and Apple TV. Now, Siri is on the Mac, and there are quite a few cool things it can do.
A new spam scourge has descended upon unsuspecting Apple Calendar users, and boy is it annoying. Today we’re going to explain how to safely remove it, so hopefully you’re not bothered by it again.
If you use a MacBook, you can add an external display to give yourself more screen real estate. A second display can really help your productivity and make everything feel a little less cramped.
Most people probably already know how to move the cursor on their iPhone or iPad. It’s essential if you make a typo and want to go back to correct your mistake before you send a text or e-mail, but there is an easier way.
If you have all manner of devices—iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, even Android—then you know that in order to easily type on them, you probably need a Bluetooth keyboard. But if you don’t have a Bluetooth keyboard, a simple app lets you use the integrated keyboard on your MacBook with lots of other devices.
People really like to take, mark up, and share their fun photo creations. Apps like Snapchat and Instagram let you go to town with your photos, but you can have fun with Apple’s built-in Photos app as well.
If you’re a Netflix subscriber, you’ve probably watched a movie or TV show that you’d rather not appear in your view history. There’s a simple way to remove unwanted viewing activity from your Netflix account.
The Apple Watch’s watchOS 3 includes a Dock feature, which allows you to access frequently used apps by pressing the long side button. You can easily add, remove, and rearrange apps on the Dock to better suit your needs.
If an app doesn’t show up on your home screen, you may have just uninstalled it. But if a pre-bundled app has gone missing, there could be a few causes. Here’s how you can restore any default apps that are missing from your device.
There are some pretty cool things you can do with Siri in macOS Sierra, including search the web for images. But what if you want to use one of those images in an email, or other app? All you need is a drag and drop.
Apple has made quite the splash with their new MacBook Pros. While the Touch Bar may have garnered the most attention, it’s what Apple removed from their top-of-the-line laptop that has people talking. Namely: ports.