Tag Archives: Tech 101
macOS High Sierra Siri icon Tech 101: Using Siri on Mac...
Have you talked to your Mac lately? While Siri is a helpful assistant to many iOS users, it gets short shrift on the Mac. Today I’ll cover two quick ways...

The Storage Tab in System Information Tech 101: How to Quickly Free...
Owning a new Mac is a great feeling — it’s the fastest it’s ever going to be, there are no scratches or dings on the computer, and you have...

Tech 101: How to Customize Folder...
Early in the evolution of the Macintosh, folders became a way to logically organize documents. In the early 2000s with the release of Mac OS X, folders gained a...


An iPad mini and iPhone X mirrored to an iMac with Reflector 3 Tech 101: How to Mirror More...
When teaching other people about iOS, demonstrating usage of various iOS devices, screencasting, or podcasting, it’s often useful to be able to mirror iOS devices to a Mac or...

Tech 101: How to Schedule Time...
Time Machine is the built-in application in macOS that automates the process of backing up your data to an external drive. It’s easy to use, and it makes recovering...

Tech 101: How to View ‘Hidden’...
When you look inside a folder on a Mac, you see a collection of files and folders that can be acted upon —  you can open files and folders, delete...

Tech 101: Spoofing a MAC Address...
In this article, we’ll show you how to spoof a MAC address on a macOS computer running High Sierra. This is a technique for changing the factory-assigned physical Media...


Install macOS High Sierra app icon Stopping ‘Upgrade to macOS High Sierra’...
A few weeks ago we gave you a few ideas on how to stop earlier versions of macOS from hounding you incessantly about upgrading to macOS High Sierra. While...

Tech 101: Checking Battery Health on...
Does the battery on your old MacBook seem to be unable to hold a charge anymore? Is that used MacBook Pro you’re buying from a friend any good? Batteries...

Quick Tip: Disabling iOS App Rating...
Positive reviews on the App Store drive sales and downloads of apps, so it’s no wonder that iOS app developers like to inundate us with pop-ups that plead with us to...

Tech 101: Preparing a Mac For...
There comes a time in the life of just about every Mac where its usefulness has become limited or it will be too expensive to repair or update, so...