Tag Archives: MacOS
How to Use Spring-Loaded Folders on...
For years now, Mac OS X and macOS have supported spring-loaded folders. If you’re not taking advantage of ‘em, you should, as they’re great time savers. A spring-loaded folder...

How to Save Your macOS Desktop...
macOS allows you to store your Desktop and Documents folder in iCloud Drive, Apple’s cloud storage and computing service, and access them on all your devices. It’s a time-saving feature...

iCloud icon with iCloud Drive text How to Set up iCloud on...
If you haven’t set up iCloud on all of your Apple devices and turned on iCloud Drive,  you should. I find it handy because documents that you store in...

macos mojave desktop with finder preferences window and text that says "view your drive icons" How to Make Your Drive Icons...
Apple apparently thinks that you’d prefer not to see the icons for your Mac’s built-in hard drive, solid-state drive, or those of any external drives on the desktop of...


How to Sort Files Alphabetically in...
If you’re like me, you have lots and lots of folders on your Mac. However, they can be hard to find. I make my life easier by putting them...

Screengot of pin tab menu with safari logo and pin icon How to Use Pinned Sites in...
macOS’ Safari web browser offers a Pinned Sites feature that allows you to keep your favorite websites open and active such as …. ahem … OWC’s Rocket Yard blog....

How to Use Tabbed Windows in...
Many apps in macOS have a tabbed window feature that allow them to open multiple windows in tabs (think of how you use tabbed windows in Safari). Tabs are available...

Magnifying glass over spotlight search window results How to View a File’s Pathname...
Spotlight is a handy macOS utility that allows you to quickly find documents, applications, files, and folders on your Mac. It can also serve up the latest weather forecast,...


how to pip How to Use the Picture in...
macOS (Sierra and higher) offers a convenient — and fun — Picture in Picture (PiP) feature. You can “float” a video window from Safari or iTunes over your desktop...

How to Delete Mail in the...
There are several ways to delete mail in the macOS Mail app. But note that to delete a message from a Mail notification or with a swipe, the “Move...

How to Edit the Number of...
When you’re trying to get back into a document, application or server that you’ve worked on recently, one quick way to do so in macOS is to click the...