Mojave

How to hide floating screenshot thumbnail previews on Mac

Floating Thumbnail Preview on Mac Screen

One of the new features of macOS Mojave is the floating thumbnail previews that pop up when you take a screenshot. In previous versions of macOS, your screenshots, by default, would save directly to your desktop. But now, you’ll see a small preview of your screenshot in the corner of your screen briefly, before it saves to the desktop.

While this is a neat little feature for some, it can be meaningless to others. So, this tutorial shows you how to hide the floating screenshot thumbnail previews on your Mac.

Check out 70+ emoji coming to iPhone, iPad, Mac & Apple Watch with iOS 12.1 this fall

Apple will bring more than 70 new emoji characters to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch with an upcoming iOS 12.1 software update, plus watchOS and macOS. Today, the Cupertino giant previewed some of the new emoji sets coming to your Apple devices, including new characters with red hair, gray hair and curly hair, a fresh new emoji for bald people, more emotive smiley faces and additional emoji characters representing animals, sports and food.

How to switch between Light and Dark theme in Spark for Mac

Spark for Mac by Ukrainian developer Readdle is one of the best email apps for iOS and macOS. On Mac, Spark supports Mojave's Dark Mode. But what if you'd like to use Spark's darkened interface even if your Mac is set to use the default Light appearance (aka Aqua)? Spark lets you do that as well, and we show you how in this step-by-step tutorial.

How to update the macOS software and install other Mac system updates in Mojave

macOS Mojave 10.14 has changed the way customers update the operating system software on their Mac. No longer do new over-the-air updates available for your computer appear listed underneath the Updates tab on Mac App Store. Instead, the Software Update mechanism now lives in its own place as a standalone preferences pane. This step-by-step tutorial will teach you how to update the macOS operating system on your Mac in macOS Mojave.

How to switch between Dark and Light Mode specifically for emails in Mail on macOS Mojave

macOS Mojave brings a system-wide Dark Mode for the first time to your Mac. Available in system Apple apps including Finder, Photos and Calendar, Dark Mode will be coming to third-party apps, too, thanks to an Apple-provided API. In Apple Mail, Dark Mode is especially awesome due to a handy option allowing you to permit you to alternate your emails between darker and lighter appearances while having Mojave's Dark Mode turned on at a system level.

How to use Apple’s Voice Memos app on Mac

Voice Memos has existed on iPhone since the 2009 iPhone OS 3 software nine years ago. At its annual developer conference in June 2018, Apple announced it would make Voice Memos available for iPad and bring the app to macOS alongside a few other native iOS apps, like Stocks, Home and News.