Tech Tips
The Impenetrable Mac Is a Thing...
For many years, Mac users saw themselves as untouchable. Viruses weren’t designed to target the Mac operating system and digital attacks were far less complex than they are today....

Screenshot of mac security preference icon overlaid with mac application icon How to Open Any App in...
Apple has worked to make all of its operating systems extremely secure. However, some of these security measures can be irritating unless you know what’s going on behind the...

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...

How to Copy and Paste from...
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...

How to Use Apple Maps to...
The Apple Maps app has been included with the Mac OS since the release of OS X Mavericks. The Maps app provides mapping services that include directions, turn-by-turn navigation,...

How to Record a Facetime Call...
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 Sign a PDF...
Create and Store Your Signature Perhaps your lawyer sent you an important PDF document to sign, or you need to authorize an increase in the school lunch allocation for...

How to Adjust the System Accent...
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...

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....