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How to Make the macOS Finder Suck Less

Oh, the Finder. It’s been Apple’s default file browser on the Mac since it was called Macintosh, and users have been complaining about it ever since. We can’t fix the Finder for you: no one can but Apple. We’re betting that …

How to Optimize Safari for Maximum Privacy

Like other modern web browsers, Apple’s Safari has a few features that send your data over the Internet. For example, Safari sends all your searches to Apple with the default settings. We don’t recommend you disable all these…

How to Use OpenDNS or Google DNS on Your Mac

Are you still using your internet provider’s DNS servers? You probably shouldn’t be. In most cases, ISP-provided DNS is slow, and occasionally goes down completely. Some even redirect unresolved URLs to a branded search p…

How to Disable Caps Lock in macOS

Unless you’re working in the accounting department, you really don’t need the Caps Lock key—and let’s face it: you’re probably not going to be using a Mac if you work in accounting, so all the Caps Lock key ever doe…

How to Rename Group Chats in iMessage

If you use iMessage, you’ve probably been roped into a group chat or two. It can often become confusing, so what can you do if you have a number of them going at once and can’t tell them apart?

What to Do When You Lose Your Smartphone

Phones get stolen or lost everyday. With a plethora of data ripe for identity-theft on it, a lost phone can easily make your blood run cold. Take a deep breath, How-To Geek will talk you through this.
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