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macOS is interesting because it will suit everyone: beginners will enjoy the intuitiveness and clarity of the interface, and experienced users will benefit from virtually unlimited possibilities that are hidden “under the hood” of the system. To work with them, we need a completely different, already unusual for modern computer users method – the command line. Using the command line, you can manage your computer and files on it, the settings of almost all programs,…

Keyboard Special Characters Keyboard in macOS is not only the input of numbers and letters. With it, you can quickly insert into the text of various kinds of special characters, which are international definitions of a concept: it can be a sign of a common currency, a mathematical symbol or a trade designation. Unfortunately, the characters behind each key are not reflected on the keyboards (this is partly because the output value changes depending on…

Many users of iOS devices do not know that Apple has developed its own technology, AirDrop, for exchanging data between the iPhone or iPad and Mac. AirDrop is the fastest and easiest way to transfer the necessary files over a wireless Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connection. Using it, you can quickly share photos, videos, your location, Safari data and contacts with Apple users who are located near you. Despite the ease of use of this feature,…

Standard programs in Mac OS have a lot of little-known functions. One of them – the standard player, QuickTime, can trim any music track. Mac users can easily trim any audio file using QuickTime Player. For the first time this feature appeared in the tenth version of the player, presented simultaneously with Mac OS X 10.6. The QuickTime Player supports various ways to edit video and audio recordings, including cropping, dividing, copying, pasting, deleting, flip,…

Sometimes, to work or study, we need specific characters that are not found in the official English layout – the arrow, the mathematical root, the currency symbol, the letters and hieroglyphs of other alphabets, etc. This article will tell you where to find them on a Mac. Something, by the way, can be done with keyboard shortcuts. For example, in the English-language layout, pressing “Option + Shift + 2” will give you the euro sign:…

One of Apple’s steps to maximize active workspace is to use full-screen mode. How to get the most out of this built-in mode in macOS? Here I will explain how to assign hot keys for switching the full-screen mode and other tricky features. The main advantage of hotkeys is that they work in all applications that support switching to full-screen mode in the new macOS operating system. The Most Obvious Way to Maximize a Window…

Not all keyboards look the same. There are full keyboards, ergonomic keyboards, keyboards with different key arrangements, and others. For people who surf a lot on the Internet or who need to quickly navigate through the pages, the “Page Up” and “Page Down” buttons are vital. Most of the standard Apple keyboards on laptops and Macs have no “Page Up” and “Page Down” keys. But this does not mean you can not use the functions…

As with the iPhone, Apple Watch has implemented a data protection feature with a screen lock password. After the sixth attempt to enter the wrong password, the device will be blocked, and a message will appear on the screen prompting you to repeat the process in a few minutes. There is no way to reset the password by saving the data on the device. We’ll have to completely reset the gadget. This can be done…

I often hear from my friends: “Oh, I can’t to unlock my iPhone with slide gesture, like it was in my iPhone 5! it’s horrible!”. In this article I will try to explain as clearly as possible, how to solve this problem and return the unlock gesture that was present in iOS devices before the appearance of TouchID. How to Disable “Press Home to Unlock” In iOS 10, the lock screen has changed, the camera…

We all know how technology has been a great boon to our communication, whether it is done for personal or professional purposes. The transactions and talks happening at any time and the largest of the distances being covered in a matter of moments is something to be appreciated. Speaking of communications, emojis are one of the most popular ways to convey your emotions or simply make your conversations more interesting. Not to mention that they…