A proxy server is useful to bypass a firewall, avoid geoblocking, or mask your location. You can set them up easily on macOS, either automatically or manually.
Downloading signed apps ensures that you’re not getting unknown (and often harmful) additions to your download. Here’s how to see whether your app download has a valid signature from Apple.
The Control and Command keys on a Mac are sure to trip up those who use Windows regularly. Here’s how to remap them to something more familiar.
By default, macOS saves all screenshots to the desktop, which can get a little messy after a few weeks. You can, however, change the location these images are stored.
Apple, unlike Windows, doesn’t natively offer the option to pin oft-used apps and programs to the menu bar. But there’s always a way.
Apple’s new lineup of M1 Macs has scored rave reviews with critics and users alike, but can you still run essential applications from other operating systems through Basecamp, or a virtual machine?
Whether internal or external, Apple has a plan for disks and drives that aren’t functioning as expected. Read on to learn how to repair a disk in macOS.
Apple made some big promises about its new M1 MacBook Pro and MacBook Air. Do these laptops, running Apple silicon chips, live up to the hype?
Renaming a disk isn’t as daunting as it may seem. Apple, for the most part, actually makes it as easy as naming (or renaming) any other file or folder.
Hiding your Mac from a network keeps it somewhat invisible from those you share the network with. It’s not foolproof, but if you want to stay stealthy, here’s how it’s done.
Snagging a screenshot of a conversation in Messages is a great way to archive or share it. But if you want to save everything, moving the thread to a PDF makes a lot of sense.
Apple isn’t exactly generous when it comes to disk space. But rather than springing for an upgrade, why not try moving more of your files and data to iCloud?
Apple makes it easy to install macOS and App Store app updates. Third party updates take a little bit of work, but keeping your entire system up-to-date keeps it safe and secure.
MacOS Big Sur is Apple’s biggest update in years, and if your system can support it, we highly recommend making the upgrade. Here’s what’s new in Apple’s first macOS 11 release.
Though not the most customizable tool in the world, Apple’s option to delete your trash every 30 days could free up gigabytes of space that are currently using space on your drive.
Apple plans to outfit all laptop and desktop PCs with new, custom-made, ARM-based chips within the next two years. Is it worth the wait?
A quick tap of the Command + Q shortcut doesn’t shut Chrome down like it does other programs. Instead, you have to hold the button. Here’s how to get it to behave like all other apps.
Python is easy to install and use, and year-after-year it remains one of the most popular coding languages. Here’s how to install Python’s standard library on any PC running macOS.
Shrink large images down to size with a powerful tool built right in to every PC running macOS: Preview
Desktop icons are a very personal thing. Here’s how to make sure that you, or someone else, can’t mess with them