Developing web applications on macOS is a real joy. There are plenty of options for setting up your development environments, including the ever-popular MAMP Pro that provides a nice UI on top of Apache, PHP and MySQL.
As most of us would like to keep private info away from prying eyes, I thought it would be apt to create a quick hands-on guide about how to easily encrypt a folder on macOS.
It’s easy to back up your iPhone. So easy, in fact, that your iPhone normally backs up automatically, so you don’t have to do anything. However, this doesn’t always go according to plan; sometimes your iPhone fails to back up.
For the hearing-impaired, email and chat work just fine in many cases that would otherwise require a phone call. Even so, there are times when you need to communicate more quickly.
Satnav technology has migrated to your pocket and your dashboard. We round up the best GPS map and navigation apps for iPhone and iPad, many of which also work offline, so you can navigate without data charges.
Music streaming services have been part of our life for years. In reality, there is a load of music streaming platforms out there that offer different ways to explore music.
Safari can be a pleasure to use if you take the time to customize it and get rid of any potential annoyances. You don’t need to spend a lot of time on this task.
If your Mac has slowed down it's possible that your RAM is being used to the max. Here's how to free up memory on a Mac (or how to free up RAM), including ways to reduce Mac RAM usage without restarting.
Wondering why is my Mac running so slow? Desperate to speed up your Mac? Here are some performance tips to speed up your Mac or MacBook and make it run faster.
The most widely used office productivity suite in the world is Microsoft Office. It doesn’t matter if your PC runs Windows 10 or macOS, it’s likely that you’re using Microsoft Office. If you’re not, you have a colleague who is.
Choosing the best music production software isn’t easy. Audio technology has improved so quickly that almost every piece of software claims to do it all. There are, however, still some important distinctions you should bear in mind.
Your Mac’s cursor has turned into that dreaded spinning color wheel way too much lately. You think you might need to upgrade your Mac, but how do you know for sure? Using benchmark tests can help you make that decision.
If Apple is working on a VR or AR headset, it is certainly aware of the different technologies and concepts already used in the market, including the benefits and pitfalls that can be encountered. AppleInsider provides an overview of the current state of the two technologies, and what Apple needs to consider for creating its own headset design.
If you regularly use Bluetooth devices and accessories with an iPhone or iPad, you might occasionally run into situations where you want to remove a Bluetooth accessory from an iOS device.
Moving media such as music from a Mac computer to an Android device can be done in a number of ways. However, nearly every method has drawbacks that could be deal-breakers.
Long ago, to wipe your Mac and restore it to factory settings you had to boot into Recovery Mode, open Disk Utility, erase and repartition your drive, then reinstall the whole operating system over the internet.
Spotlight search has been a trusty and reliable assistant to Mac users for years. You can look up files, perform basic calculations, keep tabs on the weather, and search a whole lot more by simply hitting the iconic Cmd + Space shortcut. And while Apple has consistently updated it, Spotlight still has a few features missing.
If you own a PC there’s a very good chance it's a lightweight and portable laptop, rather than a big and bulky desktop. Those rectangular boxes that are tethered to your desk have been declining in popularity, with laptops now far outstripping them when it comes to sales.
While Mail - the free email program that comes with the Mac operating system - is pretty good, is it the best email client for Mac?