7 of the Biggest Mac Annoyances & How to Fix Them

7 of the Biggest Mac Annoyances & How to Fix Them

The Mac is a fantastic platform that is intuitive, user friendly, easy to use, powerful, and comparatively free of problems and nuisances. But that’s not to say that Mac OS doesn’t have some frustrating aspects or features too. This post aims to address some of the bigger annoyances that may be encountered on a Mac,…

Run Hypercard on Modern Mac OS via Web Browser

Run Hypercard on Modern Mac OS via Web Browser

Do you remember Hypercard? If you’re a (very) longtime Mac user, you might recall tinkering with the amazing Hypercard application, described by the creator as “a software erector set, which lets non-programmers put together interactive information” using the HyperTalk scripting language along with an easy to use interactive interface builder. Though Hypercard was never brought…

How to Quickly Track a Package from Mac OS

How to Quickly Track a Package from Mac OS

You can quickly track any package or parcel from the Mac, all you need is an email or message that contains the tracking number. The instant package tracking ability is a data-detectors feature that will automatically recognize most tracking numbers in commonly used apps on the Mac and allow you to take action to quickly…

How to Re-Open Historical Windows & Tabs in Safari on Mac with a Keystroke

How to Re-Open Historical Windows & Tabs in Safari on Mac with a Keystroke

Modern versions of Safari for Mac have a unique History keystroke that allows you to open prior windows and tabs from history in reverse chronological order. For example, let’s say you have closed 10 browser tabs over the course of the last hour, then hitting this keystroke 10 times would re-open each of those closed…

How to Make a Shortcut (Alias) on a Mac

How to Make a Shortcut (Alias) on a Mac

Making an alias for a Mac application, folder, or file, offers an easy way to access that item without having to track down its original location. Instead, you can place an alias anywhere and it will launch the original item immediately, while the original item remains in its original location. An alias on the Mac…

How to Fill Out PDF Forms and Documents on Mac

How to Fill Out PDF Forms and Documents on Mac

For many computer users, filling out PDF forms and PDF documents is a routine occurrence, and the Mac Preview app allows you to easily and quickly fill in a PDF file. The great thing about using Preview to complete PDF forms on the Mac is that there are no additional apps or downloads needed, it’s…