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How to Create a Disk Image (.dmg) for Storage in macOS

Using the Disk Utility in macOS, you can create a blank disk image for storage. A disk image (.dmg file) is a file that looks and acts like a mountable device or volume.  In other words, it’s a file that contains other files and folders. You can fill an empty disk image with data, then…
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How to Connect a USB Printer in macOS

The default printer in macOS is the one selected when the Print dialog opens. If there’s “No printer selected” in the Print dialog, you’ll need to add a new printer. For most USB printers, you just need to update...

Mac Notes icon with red pin How to Pin a Note to...
Have a note that you often update in the macOS Notes app, such as a to-do list or shared brainstorm? You can pin it to the top of a...

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With macOS’ Safari, you can browse the web without being tracked thanks to the new version of the Safari web browser, which uses WebKit, a layout engine software component...

How to Take Live Photos During...
You probably know that with its Live Photos feature, your iPhone records what happens 1.5 seconds before and after you take a picture for, in Apple’s words, “a moment...

Launchpad screen shot with launchpad Icon How to Group Apps Together in...
Launchpad is the central location where you can see which apps are on your Mac and launch them as needed. However, if you’ve downloaded a LOT of software, the...

Safari, Chrome, Opera and Firefox Mac Icons How to Change the Default Web...
I’m perfectly happy using Safari in macOS Catalina. However, if you prefer another web browser, you can change it. Here’s how: From the Apple () menu, choose System Preferences,...

everyone people icon with airdrop icon How to Collaborate on a File...
It’s easy to work on files together in macOS. When you share a file in iCloud Drive, you and your team can all work on the same version of...

How to Stop Auto-Play in Safari...
How many times have you loaded a web page only to have a video start to autoplay? If you’re like me, plenty of times. If you’re lucky enough to...

live photos icon How to View ‘Live Photos’ Videos...
The Live Photos feature of recent iPhones is a lot of fun. It captures 1.5 seconds of movement surrounding a 12-megapixel still image (think the “moving newspaper” photos in...