The Mac modifier keys are used in conjunction with regular keys for shortcuts, but they’re hidden in plain sight in app menus and some aren’t even listed there. There’s a better way to get a quick overview of all the keystroke combinations in any given app.
Apple is all about minimalism, but they sometimes push things a tad too far—Safari, for example, no longer displays a website’s favicon in its tab. Thankfully, a nice little third-party app lets you display favicons for any open tabs or bookmarks in Safari’s Favorites bar.
If you need to convert any colorful PDF into a beautiful monochromatic version, Preview for Mac has you covered. With macOS’s Quartz filters available to you within Preview, any PDF or image can be easily turned into its black and white representation with a few clicks.
Some Stickies functionality has carried over to Notes after all. In this step-by-step tutorial, we’re going to teach you how to pull any selected note on your Mac into its own window and even make it float on top of all other app windows.
Safari for iPhone, iPad and Mac supports having as many tabs open as the system resources allow. But did you know that you can easily cycle through all the tabs with a simple gesture, even if your open tabs don’t fit the tab bar? Here’s how…
If you computer is running macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 or later, feel free to take advantage of a new productivity feature in Apple’s Safari browser that allows jumping to the rightmost open tab using a dedicated keyboard shortcut.
Having a bunch of tabs is a great way to multitask, but what about tabless browsing? If you’d like to sharpen your focus, you can kill all tabs in a Safari window that are no longer needed while keeping the active tab, and without having to close open tabs one by one.
If your Mac is running low on precious storage, consider cleaning up your disk space by finding and removing songs that show up more than once in your iTunes library by following the step-by-step instructions in this tutorial.
Power scheduling lets you set a custom time for your Mac to automatically start up, wake, sleep, restart or shut down. You might do this if you want to be sure your Mac turns off when you aren’t working and turns on before you come to work.
To take full advantage of the annotation tools built into macOS, enable the super-handy Markup extensions to access these features in many stock and third-party apps simply by hovering the mouse pointer over an image.