Posts from the desk of Tom Nelson
iCloud Can Recover Deleted Files, Contacts,...
iCloud is a fantastic way to share calendars, contacts, reminders, bookmarks, and files, including photos, among your devices. The macOS and iOS take care of keeping all of this important...

How to Add a Smart Folder...
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...

More Tips for Mojave’s Screenshot App
With the release of macOS Mojave, the ability to take screenshots underwent a bit of a change. Gone is the old Grab screenshot utility; in its place is the...

macOS 101: What’s in the Utility...
Have you ever wondered what’s stored in your Mac’s Utilities folder? This folder contains apps that are used to perform a number of interesting chores, from providing basic information...

macOS 101: What’s in the Utility...
The utility folder is chock full of handy apps that perform a wide spectrum of tasks, from monitoring the performance of your Mac to giving your Mac a voice....

Ride the Waves: 8 Tricks for...
Safari is the most popular web browser for the Mac, and why not; it’s fast, easy to use, and it comes with every Mac. These eight tricks (sixteen, if...

Up Your Browser Game: Six Free...
Choosing the six best free and almost free Safari extensions is generally a fun task, though this time I had to be a bit more careful, because of the...

Auto Save and Versions: An Often...
Auto Save and versions has been a feature of the Mac OS since OS X Lion was released, in the summer of 2011. That’s a long time for a very...

macOS 101: Edit Images With Preview
The Preview app is a handy tool for viewing and working with PDF (Portable Document Format) files, as outlined in the Rocket Yard guide: macOS 101: Mark It Up...

macOS 101: Mark It Up with...
Preview, the free PDF viewing app included with the Mac, can do a lot more than view images or open PDF files to view. It includes a number of...