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How to Group Apps Together in Launchpad on a Mac

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 Launchpad window — or windows — may get cluttered quickly. Luckily, you can group apps together in folders in the Launchpad view. How to Open Launchpad…
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How to Change the Default Web Browser in macOS Catalina

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, then click General. Choose your web browser from the ”Default...

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How to Collaborate on a File in macOS Catalina

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 the same document at the same time. How to Work...

How to Stop Auto-Play in Safari on a Mac

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 be unfamiliar with the concept, autoplay video is audiovisual content...

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According to an article on Typography.Guru, Apple recently licensed a number of fonts from well-regarded type foundries and has made them available for free in macOS Catalina. In this...

5 Mac Security Tips for Coworking...
The coworking trend has really taken off over the past decade. And once society returns to normal, this industry is ready for a massive boom. Millions of people will...

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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...

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If you subscribe to Apple Music, you can read lyrics in the Apple Music app on your Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Apple TV. A subscription is $9.99 per month or...

TextEdit’s Hidden Talents
TextEdit is one of the apps included with each copy of macOS, but it is overshadowed by word processing apps like Pages and Microsoft Word as well as dedicated...

How to EQ the System Audio...
The Apple Music App has an okay (i.e., usable) equalizer with plenty of presets for the average user. It can help compensate for the small speakers on your MacBook...

masOS Spinning Beachball Pinwheel How to Force Quit a Frozen...
Sometimes a Mac app freezes up and you have to kill it. Well, not actually kill it, but you may have to force it to quit so you can...