So many new operating systems—macOS 11 Big Sur, iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7, and tvOS 14! We have a brief overview of the new features and calm advice on when you should upgrade each of your Apple devices to the latest and greatest.
Austin Mac Works Blog: Mac OS Tips
Learn how macOS lets you rename most Bluetooth devices, including pointing devices, keyboards, earbuds, and headphones.
Would you like scroll bars to always be visible without you having to guess where they are or perform some incantation to reveal them? Learn how.
Are there aspects of the scroll bar you don’t know? Learn more about how the scroll bar works!
When you use the Search field in a Finder window to look for files and folders, you have the choice of two scopes: This Mac or the current folder.
macOS has a feature that should make it so you don’t have to switch printers manually as often.
If you have a Mac laptop with Thunderbolt 3 ports, the new battery health management option in macOS 10.15.5 Catalina could extend the lifespan of your battery. However, it comes at the cost of reduced everyday runtime.
By default, new Finder windows open to Recents, but we have tips about how to personalize this setting to open a new window to whatever you’d like.
Do you need to help someone with their Mac without visiting them in person? During this time of physical distancing, macOS’s Screen Sharing feature is a perfect solution, letting you converse while observing or controlling a remote Mac.
If your Mac is acting up and you suspect a hardware malfunction, try running Apple Diagnostics to see if it identifies any issues. Instructions here: