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  • 5 mistakes made by professionals using Macs

    Feb 11, 2017, 10:38 am By mcf
    I have a sideline providing Mac support and it’s astonishing how I see the same sins committed by professionals who use Macs (typically those working in the design, webdev or media industries). I thought I’d list a few here, together with their solutions.
  • Can't login to public Wi-FI? Here's a fix

    Jan 26, 2017, 12:30 pm By mcf
    A lot of public Wi-Fi services use a pop-up login window, where after connecting you enter your credentials (or pay for access). You might find your Mac (or iPhone/iPad) is able to make a connection to the Wi-Fi but for some reason the login window doesn’t…
  • How to stop the Mac's mouse being annoying

    Jan 25, 2017, 2:30 pm By mcf
    This might rank as one of the most boring posts ever made here at Mac Kung Fu — but here’s how to wrangle that Mac mouse so it behaves like you want it to!
  • How to reset an app to "just installed" default state

    3:00pm By mcf
    Sometimes Mac apps go a little crazy and no longer work properly. Even uninstalling and then reinstalling them might not fix the issue. Here’s how to fix such apps, quickly and easily – essentially, by nuking their settings.
  • How much has that Mac been used? [8]

    Mon 2:30pm By mcf
    Knowing how much a Mac has actually been used by its owner can be very useful if you’re buying used. A Mac three years old that’s been used very infrequently could be a better purchase than a two-year old Mac that’s been left running 24/7, for example.…
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