How to Test 64-Bit Only Mode on macOS with Terminal
Since the 2017 Apple World Wide Developers Conference, it’s been well-known that Apple will require all developers to submit only 64-bit apps to the Mac App Store. Starting on June 4, 2018, all Mac apps and updates to existing apps...

Graphic showing apple's gatekeeper and user privacy icons 10 Non-Intrusive Security Changes in macOS Catalina
macOS Catalina has some interesting new features, including Screen Time and Sidecar, and new apps, including Music, Podcasts, and Apple TV, that essentially replace iTunes. But behind the scenes, macOS Catalina has a number of new security features designed...

How to Create a Bootable macOS Catalina Installer
A bootable version of the macOS Catalina installer is one of the often-overlooked tools a Mac user should have on hand before upgrading to or performing a clean install of Catalina. The bootable installer you create in this guide...

Screen shot of macOS Sidecar from WWDC2019 How to Use Sidecar to Unite Your Mac and iPad
Beginning with macOS Catalina and iPadOS 13, the new Sidecar service allows you to utilize your iPad as a secondary screen. If you’re thinking this is not new, that third-party developers have already been providing this service in apps like...

Buy with Apple Pay How to use Apple Pay with your Mac
You may already use Apple Pay with your iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. However, it’s also a great fit for your Mac. But let’s back up. In case you’re not familiar with Apple Pay, it’s the tech giant’s mobile...

How to Add a Smart Folder to the Dock
Smart folders and the Dock just seem to be made for each other. You can configure a smart folder to display just the files or folders that meet your specific criteria. Need a folder that just shows the image...