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How to show the battery percentage of your Mac

The indicator that displays the exact battery percentage for your Mac system is one of the most useful tools available. Let's take a look at how to enable it.
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How to customize mouse gestures on Mac

Just like a touchscreen device, you can use mouse gestures to scroll, swipe between apps, and zoom. Here’s how to customize mouse gestures on your Mac.
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The Dell XPS 13 Plus has the M2 MacBook Air beat in this one important way

The Dell XPS 13 Plus is an amazing laptop, but when put up against the MacBook Air, it beats it in a critical way relating to external displays.
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Zoom just fixed a major security flaw on Mac. Here’s why you should update now

Zoom spent the weekend patching a major security flaw in its Mac app, and the update is available right now.
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Here’s why people are saying to buy the M1 MacBook Air instead of the M2

Here's why this two-year-old laptop might have the potential to overthrow its own successor.
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Dell XPS 13 Plus vs. MacBook Air M2: which is more cutting edge?

The Dell XPS 13 Plus and the MacBook Air M2 are two of the most advanced laptops ever made. But which is better?
Voice options in VoiceOver.

How to use Mac’s VoiceOver screen reader

VoiceOver is an important accessibility feature on Macs that can act as a screen reader or work with a braille display. Here's how to enable and control it!
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How to hide the notch on the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air

Is the notch at the top of your MacBook annoying you? MacBook Pros and Air models have this notch, but it's not the end of the world — here's what you can do.
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A more powerful Mac Mini is in the works, and could be coming soon

Apple is readying the launch of an M2 Mac Mini and an M2 Pro Mac Mini for its fall event, according to Mark Gurman.
MacBook with an empty trash can on the screen.

How to empty Trash on Mac

When you get rid of files, folders, or apps you no longer need by moving them to the Trash, it’s important to know how to empty Trash on Mac when it’s full.
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Here’s why people are saying to avoid the $1,199 M2 MacBook Air

People are saying you should avoid the base configuration of this new machine. This is a frustratingly Apple-esque way to sell a laptop, to say the least.
Apple's M2 MacBook Air is super thin and light.

This concept reimagines a classic Mac app in desperate need of a revamp

MacOS Ventura brings several updates but the Contacts app looks and works basically the same as it did in 2003. A new concept shows what Apple should have done.
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MacBook Air (M2) review: It’s what Apple has always wanted

The M2 MacBook Air is the laptop Apple has always wanted to make -- and in most cases, it's a rousing success.
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The best MacBook Pro accessories

The MacBook Pro is a sleek and powerful laptop, but there are always ways to make it better with a few well-chosen accessories. Here's a list of our favorites.
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The best monitors for the MacBook Air

The M1 MacBook Air only supports one external monitor, so it’s important to make the one you get count. Here are the best monitors for the MacBook Air.
Apple M1 chip on a motherboard.

Data recoverers finally crack the highly secure Apple M1 chip

Data scientists at DriveSavers have successfully transplanted an M1 chip from one logic board to another. It's a huge step forward for data recovery on Macs.
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Forgot your Mac password? Here’s how to reset it

Forgetting your Mac's login is scary and, even with Touch ID, big changes to a MacBook still require a password, so here's what to do to solve this problem.
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The best keyboards for typing and writing

For the best typing experience, you will want to find a board that is comfortable to use and helps you type faster. Here's the best keyboards for just that.
The 2020 Mac Mini, powered by Apple's M1 chip, on a wooden surface.

This classic Mac feature solved my multitasking problems

Hot corners on MacOS helped me replicate some of my favorite Windows features on a Mac.
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How to use Notification Center on a Mac

The MacOS Notification Center provides an easy way to manage active notifications and access useful widgets. Here's how to use the Notification Center.
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The best MacBook Pro cases and covers

MacBooks aren't cheap, so keeping them well protected is a good plan. We've put together a list of our favorite great cases, from hard shells to soft sleeves.
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Why the M1 Mac Pro may be dead after all

Bloomberg journalist Mark Gurman speculates that Apple's next Mac Pro will run a brand new M2 series chip, deviating from Apple's previous plans.
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12-inch MacBook (2023): Apple Silicon chip, super-thin design, and more rumors

Apple’s 12-inch MacBook could be set for a spectacular return if the rumors are correct. Here’s everything we could see, from a new chip to a familiar design.
MacBook with a Quick Note in the corner.

How to turn off Quick Note on a Mac

Do you keep accidentally creating a Quick Note while moving your cursor around the screen? Here’s how to turn off Quick Note on a Mac for that Hot Corner.
A MacBook Air's gold finish looks great in low light.

How to use Hot Corners on a Mac

Hot Corners is one of the nicest productivity features in MacOS, speeding up navigation. But it's somewhat hidden away in System Preferences.
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These simple settings will make your Mac dock so much better

To get the most out of your new Mac, you might want to tweak some of these settings related to the dock.
A depiction of a hacker breaking into a system via the use of code.

This dangerous Mac malware can infiltrate your entire system

A newly uncovered malware designed to target Macs has been effective in obtaining access to systems and stealing sensitive data.
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Have MacBook keyboard problems? Apple may owe you some money

Apple finally agreed to settle a long-running class-action lawsuit, with payouts reaching as high as $395 for MacBook owners that were most affected.
Apple's M2 MacBook Air is super thin and light.

How a YouTuber fixed the M2 MacBook Air overheating issues for $15

Apple's M2 MacBook Air has been dinged by reviewers for throttling, but a $15 solution helped the modified M2 MacBook Air beat the M2 MacBook Pro in some tests.
MacBook Pro laptops.

Apple may soon release supercharged MacBook Pro featuring M2 Pro and M2 Max

Apple may soon release two new MacBook Pros with upgraded M2 chips. According to a new report, the M2 Pro and the M2 Max are on the way.
A man holds the new Macbook Air (2022) in his hands.

These secret Finder settings will vastly improve your Mac

The Finder is the core way of interacting with your Mac, but there are a ton of different settings you can tweak to make the MacOS experience even better.
A man sits at his couch using the M2 Macbook Air.

Reviewers agree: The M2 MacBook Air has a heat problem

Tech journalists and YouTube reviewers who got their hands on the new M2 MacBook Air voiced concerns with the overheating machine.
Macbook Air (2022) sits on a desk.

M2 MacBook Air internals shown just ahead of release

Just ahead of its release on Friday, new images give us the first look at the internals of Apple's newly designed M2 MacBook Air.
Chrome OS Flex on a ASUS laptop.

How ChromeOS Flex turns old PCs into Chromebooks for free

Google's ChromeOS Flex is now out of beta and can help you repurpose your old computer to a Chromebook.