How to use System Preferences settings on a Mac

Sometimes to do what you need to do on your Mac will require accessing System Preferences. Those new to the Mac may be wondering “What is System Preferences on the Mac and where can I find it?” Others may be unaware of what System Preferences makes possible and how easy it is to make tweaks and changes to the way your Mac is set up. … Continue reading How to use System Preferences settings on a Mac

How to use System Preferences on Mac, up to macOS High Sierra

Sometimes to do what you need to do on your Mac will require accessing System Preferences. Those new to the Mac may be wondering “What is System Preferences on the Mac and where can I find it?” Others may be unaware of what System Preferences makes possible and how easy it is to make tweaks and changes to the way your Mac is set up. … Continue reading How to use System Preferences on Mac, up to macOS High Sierra

macOS: Finding the Hidden Advanced Display Preferences

Apple continues simplifying our System Preferences options in macOS, seemingly removing features we were accustomed to. One of those is the Detect Displays button, which appears missing from macOS Sierra 10.12. It turns out that option is still there, and many others, with a simple keystroke. The Display Preferences in macOS have more options than you might realize (Image Credit: Unsplash) Modifier Keys Are Nothing New … Continue reading macOS: Finding the Hidden Advanced Display Preferences

AirPort Utility: Adjusting Basestation Preferences (And Why You Might Want To!)

“My AirPort’s light is orange instead of green. What do I do?” I’ll take “questions I get a lot” for $1000, Alex. I’d like to point out right from the beginning that I am in no way disparaging Apple’s network equipment here. I’ve been using their stuff myself since approximately the dawn of time. But if you’re managing a network for someone else, AirPort Utility’s … Continue reading AirPort Utility: Adjusting Basestation Preferences (And Why You Might Want To!)

How to use System Preferences in macOS Sierra (and Mac OS X) – How to

Sometimes to do what you need to do on your Mac will require accessing System Preferences. Those new to the Mac may be wondering “What is System Preferences on the Mac and where can I find it?” Others may be unaware of what System Preferences makes possible and how easy it is to make tweaks and changes to the way your Mac is set up. … Continue reading How to use System Preferences in macOS Sierra (and Mac OS X) – How to