Posts from the desk of Dennis Sellers

How to Copy and Paste from One Apple Device to...

The Universal Clipboard feature in macOS and iOS — and on the upcoming iPad OS — allows you to copy text, images, photos, and videos from one Apple device and paste it in another.  This is extremely convenient. For...

How to Record a Facetime Call on Your Mac

For a variety of reasons, you may wish to record a FaceTime call on your Mac. (I like to record the ones of me talking with my granddaughter!) Here’s how to do it: Open QuickTime on your Mac from...

How to Adjust the System Accent & Highlight Colors in...

macOS Mojave introduced six new accent and highlight colors (as far as I can tell from the beta version, no new colors will be introduced with macOS Catalina, coming this fall).  These colors affect various different parts of the...

How to Check for Malware and...
Recently, I noticed that unwanted ads were popping up on my iMac telling me there was malware on my computer and that I needed to deal with the problem....

How to unenroll your Mac from...
My buddy, Steve Sande, has written about “How to Set Up macOS 10.15 Catalina in Parallels Desktop (and Why You May Want to Wait) here: Developers: How to Set...

Voice Memos How to use Voice Memos in...
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...

Gallery View How to Use Gallery View in...
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...

Dynamic Desktop-1200-675 How to enable Dynamic Desktop in...
macOS Mojave introduced Dynamic Desktop, a series of time-shifting images to match the time of day. And, per the latest developer betas, it should work the same on the...

Dark Mode View How to Enable Dark Mode in...
macOS Mojave introduced the systemwide Dark Mode, in which dark colors are used instead of light colors in the user interface. For example, the menu bar is no longer...

apple homepod white lifestyle How to Create a HomePod Stereo...
The built-in speakers that come with most Macs are pretty darn good, especially (or so I’m told) on the iMac Pro. But if you want a high-end, expensive (about...

Buy with Apple Pay How to use Apple Pay with...
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...