Tag Archives: MacBook Pro
user & groups logo How to Test an Issue in...
Recently, I had a heck of a time solving an issue with my wife’s (aging MacBook Pro). I finally had to test the issue by creating a new user...

mac sound icon on macos catalina background How to Set Sound Output Options...
I use macOS Catalina on a 16-inch MacBook Pro connected to an LG UltraFine 5K display. When I want to listen to music or watch a video, I want...

Touch Bar options for Pages How to Customize MacBook Pro Touch...
Some of Apple’s MacBook Pros (including the 16-incher) and the most recent MacBook Air come with the controversial Touch Bar. Some folks don’t like it, but I’m a fan....

Touch ID with Fingerprint How to Set Up Touch ID...
I recently purchased a 16-inch MacBook and immediately enabled Touch ID, which is available on most MacBook Pros and the latest MacBook Air. It lets you quickly unlock your...


Transparent Mac screenshot icon with a portion of a MacBook Pro Touch Bar How to Create Touch Bar Screenshots...
Apple’s controversial Touch Bar on some Mac laptops is actually a second, mini-display. Which means you can take a screenshot of whatever it’s displaying. Some folks think the Touch Bar...

Using the LG UltraFine 5K Display...
If you have a new 16-inch MacBook Pro, want to use it with a big external display, and (like me) can’t afford Apple’s $5,000 Pro Display XDR, arguably the...

Colored apple logo with text saying "by innovation only" A Preview of Apple’s September 10...
It’s that time of year again! As summer begins to fade into autumn, Apple traditionally holds an event to unveil the newest crop of iPhones and perhaps surprise us...


macOS High Sierra Siri icon How to use Siri to find...
You can use Siri, Apple’s “personal digital assistant,” to find files on your Mac (and other places). This comes in handy when you can’t remember the full name of...

Mac 101: Get More Done with...
RAM upgrades can be both the simplest and least expensive ways to extend the productive life of your Mac. They can also improve general performance by allowing you to...

Decade of Upgrade: How to Enhance...
By no means was the Mac created in 2008. Apple’s family of personal computers began all the way back in 1984 with the Macintosh and was re-branded as Mac...

Finding Your Model Identifier Helps You...
A Mac’s “Model Identifier” tells more about your Mac than any other single piece of information. Whether you want to find out exactly which Mac you have, are trying...