The Mac’s Dock gives you quick access to frequently used apps, documents, and folders, and makes it easy to switch to a running app. In macOS 10.14 Mojave, the Dock has another feature: a list of apps you’ve used recently that aren’t on your default Dock. Icons for these apps appear between your Dock’s default […]
By default, Apple locates the Dock at the bottom of the Mac’s screen. If that location interferes with you seeing as much of your document windows as you’d like, you can set it to appear only when you move the pointer to the bottom edge of the screen. But there’s a better way: put the […]
An annoyance of restarting your Mac, or shutting it down entirely, is that after the Mac starts back up, you still have to reopen all your apps and files so you can get back to where you were before. Wouldn’t it be nice if your Mac did this for you? Well, it can, and we’ll explain […]
If you have lots of apps on your iPhone or iPad, rearranging their Home screen icons by dragging from screen to screen is tedious. Try this tip to simplify moving icons around. Tap and hold on any icon until they all start wiggling. Then, navigate to your rightmost Home screen and drag one icon off […]
iOS 11 brings us a hefty dose of “New and Improved!” and dramatically changes the iPad experience. Let’s look at the most interesting of these changes. A new feature worth checking out immediately helps you save precious storage space. Choose Settings > General > iPhone/iPad Storage and you can offload unused apps (while keeping settings […]
Even if you’re not buying a new iPhone this year, you can still enjoy a hefty dose of “New and Improved!” with Apple’s iOS 11, which provides a host of new capabilities. Hold on tight, there’s a lot to cover, and we have another article coming about the iPad-specific changes in iOS 11. Getting […]
Apple has long argued that you can use the iPad for productivity but hasn’t backed that claim up with the necessary features in iOS. Until now, that is, with the new iPad-centric capabilities of iOS 11. These changes mean that an iPad running iOS 11 is more like a Mac, and that’s a good thing […]
To save time when tweaking options in System Preferences on a Mac, click and hold on the System Preferences icon in the Dock to see a menu of all available preference panes. Then choose the one you want to open that pane immediately, bypassing the main System Preferences window.