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Mac101 – File Drag Copy

If you work in the macOS Finder to any extent you end up moving files or folders around. I have different Apps that work to assist in file moving. However, once…

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Mac101 – Save As. . . .

A few macOS versions ago Apple decided to do away with a much used Finder File Menu item, the Save As command. They replaced it with Duplicate, which kind of…

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Mac101 – The Finder Inspector

If you use your Mac even a moderate amount you are constantly interacting with the Finder. For better or for worse, it is what it is. I am sure you…

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Mac101 – The Close Button

People coming to the Mac from the Windows world have some adjusting to do. One of the most difficult OS behavioral changes is how the red “Close Button” works in…

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Mac101 – Force Quit

The Force Quit command has been in the Mac OS for years and years. There have been different ways to access it, but it has always been there. Why would…

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Mac101 – Improve Apple Mail Spam Filtering

I would say most people using Macs use Apple Mail for their email needs. It is a pretty decent app as long as you are not tracking 8-10 email accounts….

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Mac101 – Flash Updates the Safe Way

If you have read this blog for any length of time you know I am not a big fan of the Flash web browser plugin. Flash has been around for…

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Mac101 – System Preferences Customization

If you have used the macOS System Preferences over the years you probably have noticed they seem to change with every new OS iteration. Some Prefs are removed, some added…

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