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  • How To Make the Safari Start Page Super Useful

    11:00am By Gary Rosenzweig
    The Start Page in Safari is often ignored, but it can be a very useful tool. By removing some items from it and actively maintaining others, it can be your go-to screen in Safari.…
  • Using Text Transformations and Building Your Own On a Mac

    Mon 11:00am By Gary Rosenzweig
    You can use default text transformations on your Mac to convert text to upper or lower case, or to capitalize every word. However, it is better to use styling in Pages. You can also create your own custom text transformation with Shortcuts.…
  • How Do I Move a File To External Hard Drive, Not Copy?

    Sun 8:26pm By forum
    Is there a way to ‘move’ a file from my iMac to my external hard drive without it just ‘copying’ the file over? Sometimes I forget if I already copied the file to the external hard drive, so I end up with more duplicated files than necessary. —– K.R. Knight
  • What Is the Meaning Of the Different Numbers In Bubbles Attached To Dock Icons?

    Sat 5:26pm By forum
    I am wondering why the Chrome icon in the dock has a number in a white circle with a blue ring. Also my Calendar icon has a number in a red circle … which I know is Siri suggestion, but how do I find what the Siri suggestions are? I want to know what the […]
  • How Do I Manage Ringtones?

    Sat 10:05am By forum
    How can I manage the my ringtones now that iTunes is gone. I have been experimenting and want to clean out some test ringtones. —– Tom
  • How Do I Convert All Microsoft Word Documents To Pages At the Same Time?

    Sat 10:03am By forum
    How can I convert multiple (all) Microsoft Word files to Pages at the same time? Is there a code to convert in Bulk or can a code be made (by MacMost)? MacMost videos made me decide not to renew Office 365. Now I have to convert almost 700 Word documents to…
  • How Do I Permanently Delete Photos From My Computer?

    Fri 11:31am By forum
    what is the proper way to permanently delete photos? I want to clean out my photos file. —– Don
  • Using the Mac Dock With Only Your Keyboard

    Fri 11:00am By Gary Rosenzweig
    While the Dock seems like a strictly graphical interface, you can actually use it with just the keyboard. You can launch apps, access advanced functions, and even rearrange the items in the Dock using keyboard shortcuts.…
  • Using Memoji Creatively In Presentations, Documents, Videos and More

    Thu 11:00am By Gary Rosenzweig
    Memoji are fun to use in Messages on your iPhone or as stickers on your Mac, but you can use them for so much more. But creating little characters that look like you, colleagues or students you can make better presentations, documents and videos.…
  • Watching Video With Picture-In-Picture On a Mac

    Wed 11:00am By Gary Rosenzweig
    You can use Picture-In-Picture to watch a video on your Mac while you do other things. It places the video in a small window that floats on top of other windows. You can use Picture-In-Picture on web videos, the TV app, and other places.…
  • 10 Ways To Clean Your Mac Desktop

    May 17, 2022, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    If you have a messy Mac Desktop and want to clean it up, there are several techniques you can use. You can do something quick and simple to tidy up, or get to work and go through those files to organize them better.…
  • 10 Ways To Transfer Files Or Photos Between Mac, iPhone and iPad

    May 16, 2022, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    You have many options when it comes to transferring files between your Mac and iOS devices. You can keep it simple with AirDrop or iCloud Drive, or use a cable or Wi-Fi to move files, regular networking, the Finder, and more.…
  • How Do I Get Disk Utility To Display the Correct Values?

    May 13, 2022, 1:05 pm By forum
    I have only 32 GB free on Macintosh HD and want to make more space by deleting some files. Many, many files have been copied to an external drive and deleted from Macintosh HD and the trash has been emptied. I can verify this with the Finder. However Disk…
  • Setting Your iPhone To Listen For Sounds

    May 13, 2022, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    You can set up your iPhone so it listens for sounds like doorbells, glass breaking or a baby crying, and then alert you with a tone or a vibration.…
  • What Is the Best Way To Use ‘Groups’ Accounts On Mac?

    May 12, 2022, 11:26 am By forum
    Hi Gary, I have a question and what are the best ways to use the ‘Groups’feature on Mac In the ‘Users and Groups’ in System prefences? Because I’m curious on what are the best way to use the groups feature on Mac. —– Caiden
  • iCloud Drive With or Without Desktop & Documents Folders

    May 12, 2022, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    The Desktop & Documents Folders feature of iCloud Drive lets you decide whether those two folders are stored only on your local Mac's hard drive, or as part of iCloud Drive and available across all of your Apple devices.…
  • 20 Ways You Can Use Web Page Links On A Mac

    May 11, 2022, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    There are many ways to store and recall Web locations other than just plain browser bookmarks. Learn how to create lists and documents, add to contacts and events, even make Menu Bar and keyboard shortcuts.…
  • How To Check iPhone Battery Charge On Mac?

    May 11, 2022, 9:14 am By forum
    Hi garry, just wanted to know is there any way out to see my iphone’s battery charge% from mac when both the devices are connected to same wifi network and logged on to same icloud id? Many at times what happen is suppose i am working on mac and my phone is…
  • Creating Shortcuts That Accept Voice Input

    May 10, 2022, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    When creating Shortcuts for the Mac or iOS you can use voice input easily when you trigger the Shortcut with Siri.…
  • Using the Finder With Just Your Keyboard

    May 9, 2022, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    The Finder is easily controlled with a mouse or trackpad, but if you prefer to use your keyboard you can access most functions if you know the right keys to press.…
  • How Do I Convert TIFFs To JPEGs?

    May 9, 2022, 9:29 am By forum
    How do I convert TIFFS to JPEGS I have scanned large volumes of slides as Tiffs … as digital records. Need to go to Jpegs for other people to use. —– Turoa
  • How Do I Send a PDF Document That Is Too Big To Send?

    May 8, 2022, 10:52 pm By forum
    I have created a Pages document which I have exported into a PDF document. The PDF document is too large to send. I need to divided it and break it down into 2 or 3 smaller PDF documents. The PDF document as is, is too big. I need to send this document…
  • Get the Most From Your iPhone Virtual Keyboard

    May 6, 2022, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    The iPhone onscreen keyboard is something you probably use often, but do you know all of its time-saving features? Learn how to swipe-type, access character variations, use predictive text, access the hidden trackpad and more.…
  • How Do I Create and Print Labels Using Pages?

    May 5, 2022, 11:47 am By forum
    How do I create and design labels using my Mac? I sure hope I don’t have to purchase Word to be able to do labels. I love all your tips and uses on my Apple products. I am trying to make some labels for products that I own…I want to use Avery 5160 labels.…
  • 10 Underused Features Of 10 Different Mac Apps

    May 5, 2022, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    With so many features in so many apps, it is easy to overlook some very useful functions in apps you use every day. Learn about rarely-used features of Pages, Reminders, Calendar, the Finder and more.…
  • How Do I Make the Default Cursor Larger?

    May 4, 2022, 10:08 pm By forum
    How do I make the default cursor larger? I am 75 years old and my vision is not what it used to be. I need the default cursor to be bigger so I don’t lose it on the screen-have to use the mouse wiggle way to often. —– Michael Steen
  • How Can I Paste an Item On Multiple Keynote Slides Simultaneously?

    May 4, 2022, 4:00 pm By forum
    How can I paste an item on multiple keynote slides simultaneously? I have to paste a logo on thousands of slides among tens of files. —– Ikram Ur Rehman
  • Alternative Ways To Place Images In Pages Documents

    May 4, 2022, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    While you can't change the default settings for new images in Pages, you can use techniques like custom Styles, duplicate, Media Placeholders and a template document to make it easier to place multiple images with the same settings.…
  • Test Your Network Speed On a Mac

    May 3, 2022, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    You can test your network speed on a Mac using speed test websites or a simple Terminal command in macOS Monterey. You can also easily put that Terminal command inside a Shortcut and then easily run a speed test from the Menu Bar any time you wish.…
  • What Does a Photo's Pixels Per Inch Mean? (MacMost 2697)

    May 2, 2022, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    Sometimes when you provide a photo to be printed or used in a publication, you will be asked about pixels per inch, or PPI. But PPI isn't really important. Only the number of pixels in the image matters, PPI is just a setting in the file.…