The Finder lets you lock files, but some aspects are a little obscure.
If you’re a frequent user of hard-to-access symbols, a third-party tool can let you create a faster solution.
Need to help someone by seeing what they’re up to or get help yourself?
Apple has specific advice on making additional volumes on a backup volume, but it needs some explanation.
An excellent feature for accessing the same tabs everywhere, when it doesn’t work, there’s no button to click to fix it.
Paradoxically, you may have to turn off screen sharing in order to get it to allow sharing.
Apple relies on your behavior over time balanced against battery wear, but doesn’t let you tweak its choices.
The Notes app hides a powerful document-scanning option, but you can find even better ones if need be.
There are really three components in a laptop relating to charging a battery.
If you want to purchase songs and albums, why doesn’t the option appear?
Apple has built in many features that are a bit hard to find and understand for tweaking type and adding flourishes.
You don’t have to scroll through Wallet to find what you spent and received.
This UPS isn’t the right fit for modern computers, but it’s perfect for keeping your internet connection alive.
Apple’s Mac apps and those of some other developers auto-save and let you browse past versions.
It’s so easy to navigate away from a page, click submit too early, or suffer from a Web site error—and lose everything you typed.
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