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How to Delete a User Account on Mac

If you’ve recently stopped sharing your Mac with others, then you should consider deleting unused user accounts on the machine. We’ll show you how to safely delete user accounts on macOS.

What Is a Super Retina (XDR) Display?

Apple’s “Retina display” first appeared in the iPhone 4 in 2010, and all iPhones produced since then have featured the “Retina” branding in their marketing. So what makes a “Super Retina” and “Super Retina XDR” display differ…

How to Convert PDF to JPG on Mac

On a Mac, you can use just the built-in tools to convert specific or all pages of a PDF file to JPG. We’ll show you how to perform this conversion using the built-in Preview and Automator apps on the Mac….

How to Block Tracking Pixels in Apple Mail

Today’s technology makes email tracking very easy. Surprisingly detailed information gets sent back to that business or person to further their marketing efforts thanks to something called “tracking pixels.” We’ll show you h…

How to Hide Red Notification Badges on Mac

If you find yourself bothered by the red notification badges—usually indicating that you have unread messages or emails—on app icons on your Mac, you can easily turn them off. We’ll show you how to quickly hide red notifi…

How to “Cut and Paste” Files on Mac

If you’d like to move files or folders from one folder to another on your Mac, you can “cut and paste” them in a method similar to Windows, although it’s not immediately obvious how to do it. We’ll show you how….

Why the Mac mini Is the Best Value Mac

The Mac mini has been a staple in Apple’s desktop lineup since 2005. Originally introduced as an easy way to get the Mac-curious into Apple’s ecosystem, the new Apple Silicon Mac mini might now be the most compelling purchase…

How to Change Your Password on Mac

For security reasons, you should change your account passwords periodically, and Macs are no exception. Fortunately, you can change your password on a Mac with just a few clicks, as you’re about to find out….

Where Is the “Recycle Bin” on a Mac?

If you’re familiar with the Windows 10 Recycle Bin for deleting files and you just switched to Mac, you might wonder where the equivalent is on a Mac. It’s called “Trash,” and it’s located in the Dock. Here’s how to use it….

How to Screenshot the Mac Dock

Thanks to a little-known shortcut, you can easily capture a clean screenshot of your Mac’s Dock without wallpaper, including translucency in the PNG alpha channel, with no cropping necessary. Here’s how to do it….

Will macOS Monterey Run on my Mac?

Right on cue, Apple announced macOS Monterey at WWDC 2021, bringing with it big updates to apps like Safari and Mail. While the upgrade is free for all Mac owners, not everyone will be getting it—especially those with older…

How to Screenshot on a Mac

Macs are packed with powerful screenshot tools. You can take a screenshot with a keyboard shortcut, pull up a convenient graphical tool, set a timer, and even annotate your screenshots. We’ll show you how to do it all….
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