Downgrade macOS Sierra to El Capitan

Downgrade macOS Sierra to El Capitan

There are three key aspects when you are considering a downgrade from macOS Sierra to El Capitan. These are as follows: First You will have to Erase the macOS Sierra from your Mac Next you will have to Re-install El Capitan Check that your System is stable Usually this process is pretty easy and safe(…)

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OS X El Capitan Tips

OS X El Capitan Tips

Here are some quick tips to get the most out of your Mac running El Capitan, the latest version of OS X. 1. Hide the menu bar The menu bar has been a fixture on the Mac since it launched in 1984, but for the first time ever, you can hide the menu bar in(…)

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OS X Recovery

OS X Recovery

If you’ve erased or replaced your startup disk, you can use OS X Recovery to reinstall OS X. You might need to reinstall OS X for these reasons: You see a prohibitory symbol at startup. You inadvertently installed a version of OS X that’s older than what came with your Mac. You erased your startup disk,(…)

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Top Mac OS X Yosemite Tips

Top Mac OS X Yosemite Tips

Answer & Make Phone Calls If you have an iPhone 5, 6 or later, you can now make and receive phone calls on your Mac computer. You just need to make sure you’re on the same Wi-Fi network and are using the same iCloud account on both devices. When you’re in the Messages app, go(…)

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Windows 10 on Mac

Windows 10 on Mac

The first step in running Windows 10 as a virtual machine on your Mac is to get your hands on a virtualization product. Luckily that part doesn’t have to cost you anything! VirtualBox is a free download from here. Opt for the latest edition by clicking the ‘amd64’ link beside VirtualBox 5.0 for OS X Hosts(…)

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Remove Mac Malware

Remove Mac Malware

Malware (malicious software) is the scourge of the software world, but it’s (thankfully) rarely found on Mac OS X. Mac malware does exist, though, and every so often a new piece of Mac malware hits the headlines and scares Mac owners senseless. Mac malware is extremely rare, and you are unlikely to have installed malware on(…)

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Emoji Tips

Emoji Tips

Whenever you are in a text field in OS X, just press Command-Control-Space and an emoji panel will appear. Then click any of the Emoji icons to insert it at the current position in the text. For those who find it quicker to use the keyboard than the mouse, you can navigate between the Emoji icons with(…)

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Apple Watch Tips

Apple Watch Tips

  A quick look at Apple Watch Here are the gestures you need to use Apple Watch and its apps. The Apple Watch display not only responds to touch-based gestures like tapping and swiping, it also uses Force Touch technology to respond to the pressure of your finger. Wearing Apple Watch You’ll want to wear(…)

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Photos Tips

Photos Tips

Updating from iPhoto happens automatically In many cases, if you have a single iPhoto library in your Pictures folder, your entire library — including your photos, videos, projects, albums, and so on — automatically appears in Photos the first time you open it. Migrating more than one photo library If you have more than one(…)

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Startup Keys

Startup Keys

Some Mac features are available by holding down certain keys during startup. Press and hold the keys immediately after you turn on your Mac and hear the startup sound. Keep holding until the described behavior occurs. These combinations work with Intel-based Mac computers. Hold during startup Description Shift ⇧ Start up in Safe Mode. Option ⌥ Start up(…)

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