Best Gaming Macs (and MacBooks) 2018: Buying Advice

It’s become something of a running joke among Windows users that Macs are rubbish for gaming. From a technical point of view this is nonsense, as Macs and PCs – and even gaming consoles such as the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 – all use very similar components. The Mac gaming scene, in fact, has really picked up since Macs started to use the same … Continue reading Best Gaming Macs (and MacBooks) 2018: Buying Advice

How to Enable “Type to Siri” on Mac

While Siri is perhaps best known as the voice assistant bundled on modern Macintosh computers and iOS devices, Siri can also be interacted with by typing out good old text commands. By enabling Type to Siri on the Mac, you can use Siri sort of like a text based virtual assistant, where typing out “set a timer for 5 minutes” has the same effect as … Continue reading How to Enable “Type to Siri” on Mac

How to Write an .img to SD Card on Mac the Easy Way with Etcher

If you need to burn an .img image file to an SD card from a Mac, you may have discovered that there isn’t a particularly obvious way to do so with a default GUI app like Disk Utility. Not to worry though, an excellent free third party solution exists called Etcher, which makes burning image files to an SD card remarkably simple. Writing images to … Continue reading How to Write an .img to SD Card on Mac the Easy Way with Etcher

MacOS High Sierra 10.13.2 Supplemental Update & Safari 11.0.2 for El Capitan & Sierra Released

Apple has released macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 Supplemental Update, along with Safari 11.0.2 for Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 and macOS Sierra 10.12.6. The software updates for Mac aim to help mitigate Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities and are therefore recommended for all eligible Mac users to install. The Mac security software updates come alongside the download of iOS 11.2.2 update for iPhone and … Continue reading MacOS High Sierra 10.13.2 Supplemental Update & Safari 11.0.2 for El Capitan & Sierra Released

How to Install & Use SF Mono Font on Mac with Other Apps

SF Mono is a really nice monospaced font available to Mac users within Terminal and Xcode, but you may have noticed that SF Mono is not available outside of those two apps. If you’d like to use SF Mono font elsewhere in MacOS and in other Mac apps, follow the instructions below to install the SF Mono pack into the broader system font library collection.This … Continue reading How to Install & Use SF Mono Font on Mac with Other Apps