Catalina Quick Tip: How to use Voice Control
The new Voice Control feature in macOS Catalina lets users control their Mac entirely with their voice. It improves on the previous Enhanced Dictation feature using the Siri speech recognition engine. To enable Voice Control: Open System Preferences. Choose Accessibility....

Screen Time Catalina Quick Tip: How to Use Screen Time
macOS Catalina brings Screen Time, a previous iOS-only feature, to the Mac. It creates usage reports that show you how much time is being spent on your computer, which apps are used most, and how many notifications are received. ...

Apple watch face showing passcode entry with catalina Quick Tip Catalina Quick Tip: How to Unlock Apps Using Apple Watch
With  macOS Catalina, you can use your Apple Watch  to authenticate passwords or approve app installations when you double tap on the Side button. This is especially handy on Macs that don’t have Touch ID, which is all desktop...

macOS DVD Player Icon over catalina image with text saying "Catalina Quick Tip: Finding and Opening DVD Player" Catalina Quick Tip: How to Find and Open DVD Player
You may think that Apple’s DVD Player app disappeared with macOS Mojave in 2018. It hasn’t and can be found in macOS Catalina, but Apple apparently wants you to think it has, even though the software has been upgraded...

Find My app icon overlaying Catalina Dark Screensaver Catalina Quick Tip: How to Use the Find My App
In macOS Catalina, the Find My iPhone and Find My Friends apps are combined into one app that can be used to help you find a missing device and/or find out where your friends are. You can locate a...

Sync icon over catalina image with text saying "Catalina Quick Tip: Using Sync" Catalina Quick Tip: How to Use Syncing
Before macOS Catalina, you synced your iPhone or iPad with your iTunes library via iTunes. However, the iTunes app is being broken up into three separate apps as in iOS Apple TV, Apple Music, and Apple Podcasts. Now you do the syncing...

Quick Tip: How to Speed Up Older Macs
If you’ve been using your Mac for a few years, you’ve probably noticed that it’s getting sluggish. You could buy a new Mac — and Apple would love for you to do that — but there are ways to...