Posts from the desk of Tom Nelson
macOS Photos collage of images Photos in macOS Catalina
The Photos app in macOS Catalina underwent a major upgrade, bringing many iOS 13 Photos features to the Mac OS. And while Photos retains much of the same user...

catalina island with install arrow and text saying "Fixing Catalina" How to Fix macOS Catalina Installation...
Installing a new version of the Mac OS is generally a fairly pain-free process; this trend continues with macOS Catalina. Even so, it’s a good idea to review our...

Apple TV Icon The Apple TV App: New, Improved,...
If you’ve been wondering about the breakup of iTunes in macOS Catalina into separate apps, each designed for a specific media type, we want you to know you don’t have too...

Listening in on the New Podcasts...
macOS Catalina brings with it quite a few new features and services but perhaps the most anticipated change is to iTunes. Turns out macOS Mojave was the last version of...

macOS Catalina Tips, Tricks, and More
macOS Catalina includes a number of new features, new ways to perform tasks, and of course a few hidden features and tricks, not all of which have been discovered...

Upgrade Install macOS Catalina How to Upgrade Install macOS Catalina...
If you’re getting ready to install macOS Catalina on your Mac, you have some preparations to make and a few choices to make. While many people just download the...

Voice Control Comes to macOS Catalina
Voice Control, a new feature coming to the macOS in the fall of 2019, will allow you to control your device with spoken words. Improved versions for iOS and...

How to Clean Install macOS Catalina
macOS Catalina is usually installed as an upgrade over an existing version of the Mac OS. But you can also perform a clean install, which places a pristine version...

Apple's new Music App overlaid with iTunes logo 🎵 Rocking Out with the Music...
For some reason, it seems as if iTunes is the app people love to hate. So when macOS Catalina drove a stake through the heart of the iTunes app, splitting it...

Mosaic of mac applications you should have 10 Mac Apps You May Not...
We all have favorite apps that we tend to install right away on a new Mac. For the most part, these are the apps we use every day to...

Graphic showing apple's gatekeeper and user privacy icons 10 Non-Intrusive Security Changes in macOS...
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,...

How to Create a Bootable macOS...
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...