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Quick Tip: Take Advantage of the macOS App Switcher

One feature of macOS that many new Mac users might not be familiar with is the Application Switcher or “App Switcher”. In its most simple form, the App Switcher uses the Command – Tab keyboard shortcut to show a list of all of the apps currently running on the Mac. In this article, I’ll show…
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Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C: A Quick Guide and A Look...

  Although both data transfer protocols have been around for a few years now on Macs (particularly MacBooks), there’s still a lot of confusion about Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C. Both of the protocols use the same port, but that...

Quick Tip: Get the Mac Dock...
The macOS Dock is designed to make launching applications and switching between them as easy as finding the app’s icon and clicking on it. Sometimes the Dock can be...

Storage 101: Demystifying Jupiter – OWC’s...
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Mac 101: The Reason Your Mac...
Whether you just received your first Mac as a Christmas present, had someone gift you with a used Mac, or have been a Mac user for years, you might...

Safari Technology Preview: Is It the...
Safari Technology Preview, often referred to as STP, is a web browser for the Mac. STP was designed as a testbed to evaluate new browser technology that Apple is...

How to Revert a drive from...
Apple’s new APFS (Apple File System) format is the default format for storage under macOS 10.14 Mojave, replacing the dependable and long-lived HFS+ format. However, there are still some instances...

Three Months of Mojave: What Works,...
The release of macOS Mojave on Sept. 24, 2018, marked the 15th major release of the OS X/macOS operating system. Mojave is the first version of macOS that doesn’t have...

Apple File System OWC VP of Software Engineering Talks...
Watch Tim Standing, VP of Software Engineering for OWC, talk about APFS at the 2018 MacSysAdmin Conference — including the internals of Apple’s new file system, APFS, and how...