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 Delete Mail in the macOS​ Mail App
There are several ways to delete mail in the macOS Mail app. But note that to delete a message from a Mail notification or with a swipe, the “Move discarded messages” option in Viewing preferences in Mail must be...

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...

A Possible Successor to macOS Server
There’s a glimmer of hope on the horizon for small and medium-sized businesses that use macOS Server to provide services like DNS, email, calendaring, file sharing, web serving and more. After Apple dropped full support for macOS Server, many...

macOS Catalina Features: Using Screen Time
Starting with macOS Catalina, Screen Time is making the transition from an iOS app to the Mac. Screen Time can monitor app and device usage. Mac users can think of it as similar to the old Parental Controls used to...

Voice Memos How to use Voice Memos in macOS Mojave
macOS Mojave introduced Voice Memos, a feature borrowed from iOS. The same feature will be available in the upcoming macOS Catalina. As you might guess from its name, it allows you to record voice memos. Conveniently, they’re synced in...

Gallery View How to Use Gallery View in macOS for Easier File Preview
macOS Mojave introduced “Gallery View,” which is due to continue in the upcoming macOS Catalina (due this fall). Gallery View allows you to scroll through big previews of your files and visually identify the one you’re looking for. Of...