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How to Find Files on Mac

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Finding a specific file on your Mac can be a tedious process sometimes, even if you keep all your files and folders organized. Thanks to Finder and Spotlight search, you can quickly find the exact file you’re looking for, regardless of where it’s stored on the Mac. We’ll cover how to find files on a Mac using both methods.

Finder is the macOS file manager, and it’s the first thing you see after you boot up your Mac. Finder is also the first app located in the Dock and its menu bar is displayed at the top of your desktop. Clicking on the Finder app will…

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How to Download Apple TV+ Shows on Mac

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Do you want to watch your favorite Apple TV+ shows even when you’re not connected to the internet? If so, you’ll need to take advantage of the offline viewing feature that the service has to offer. You can download episodes and store them locally on your Mac.

Although Apple TV+ is primarily used to stream content over the internet, you cannot always expect to stay connected to the internet at all times, especially if you’re traveling with a MacBook. Whether it’s a long flight, road trip, or you’re on the train, you can’t always rely on a Wi-Fi…

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How to Restore HomePod Mini with Mac or PC

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Is your HomePod Mini not working? Whether HomePod is not responding at all no matter what you’ve tried, or is apparently bricked, you can try restarting, resetting, or even restoring your HomePod Mini to get it to work.

Unlike the regular HomePod, the HomePod Mini comes with a USB-C charging cable, meaning you can potentially connect it to your computer’s USB-C port. While it cannot be used to transfer content, your computer can be used to restore your HomePod’s software to factory defaults, which may be useful if you’re not able to find your device in…

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How to Schedule Downtime on Mac

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Do you want to limit the amount of time you or your kid spends on their Mac on a daily basis? Fortunately, this is pretty easy to do with Screen Time, as it allows you to set time away from the screen during which most apps remain inaccessible.

Screen Time allows you to keep track of device usage and also set parental controls and restrictions for the Mac. Downtime is an integral part of Screen Time, and it’s the period during which you use your Mac the least or not at all. Interested in trying this out? Let’s check out scheduling downtime on a Mac.

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How to Add Favorite Websites to Safari on Mac

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When you launch Safari on a Mac, by default the first thing that you see is the start page. The Safari start page can be customized to better suit your needs, and adding your most visited or favorite websites is one great way to improve the Safari start page experience.

The Start / Favorites page in Safari houses a collection of website recommendations, bookmarks, and frequently visited webpages based on your browsing history. This allows you to quickly launch certain websites right after you launch the Safari app without having to type anything in the address…

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How to Change Your Mac Region

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Are you traveling overseas with your MacBook? Or perhaps, you’re moving to a different country for college or work? In that case, you may want to change your Mac’s region settings. Thankfully, this is quite easy to do.

When you set up your Mac for the first time, you’re asked to select a preferred language and set the region you’re residing in. Although your Mac is set to adjust your date and time automatically, the region selection in Mac has other purposes. Changing your Mac’s region can affect how date, time, and currencies are presented as you use…

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How to Reset a Forgotten iCloud Password from Mac

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Are you a Mac user and you forget your iCloud password, thereby losing access to your Apple ID account? There’s no need to panic, because you can easily reset your iCloud password right from your macOS system within a matter of seconds.


Given the importance of an iCloud / Apple ID account, and how it grants access to all of the Apple ecosystem online, like iCloud, App Store, Music, and more, you’ll want to be sure you have access to your iCloud credentials.

If you’re interested in resetting a forgotten iCloud password from a Mac, then read on. For what…

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How to Install macOS Monterey Developer Beta

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Apple took the wraps off the next major iteration of macOS at the annual WWDC event, and it’s dubbed Monterey. It’s already available as an early beta build to registered developers. If you’re one of the developers, you’d ideally want to be on the latest software to ensure your apps are updated before the final version comes out later this year.

If you watched the keynote and you were impressed with all the changes and new features, you can try it out for yourself now. Regular users who’re keen on accessing this early build can enroll in the Apple…

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How to Batch Convert WebP Images to JPG on Mac

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If you’re looking to share or transfer a bunch of WebP photos, you may want to convert them to JPEG first so that you don’t run into any compatibility issues as you switch between devices. The good news is that macOS makes it pretty easy to batch convert WebP image files, and you don’t even have to download a third-party app.

For those who aren’t aware, WebP is a format developed by Google for image files with the aim to keep the file size low with barely any noticeable difference in image quality. When compared against an identical JPEG file, WebP can…

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macOS Monterey Compatible Mac List

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MacOS Monterey includes some exciting new features and capabilities, like the ability to share a single mouse and keyboard across Mac and iPad with Universal Control, screen share with FaceTime, tons of improvements to Safari, and so much more, so it’s understandable if you’re interested in running macOS 12 on your Mac. But will it support macOS 12?

MacOS Monterey will require a compatible Mac, of course, so let’s take a look at the list of Macs which support macOS Monterey 12.

List of Macs Supporting MacOS Monterey

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