It’s almost 2020, you would think that by now Apple would have stopped making ⌘-Q quit a program, or at least make it easy to remap or disable Command Q so that it doesn’t quit an app when you accidentally hit it. But they haven’t. So here is how to remap ⌘-Q so that it doesn’t quit a program.
Run into the “The operation can’t be completed because the item “bands” is in use” error while trying to delete an old Time Machine backup? Here’s what to do.
If you are looking for a Dockstar replacement to give you multiple mailbox or folder notification badges on your Mail dock icon, or if you wondering how to have multiple email notifications badges on your Mac Mail dock icon, you’re going to love this Dockstar substitute!
If you’ve suddenly been unable to connect to your Time Capsule or other backup drive, getting the error “There was a problem connecting to the server … Check the server name or IP address, and then try again. If you continue to have problems, contact your system administrator”, here’s what to do.
If your iPhone photos Recently Deleted folder has gone missing, you’re not alone. Here is how to find your missing iPhone deleted pictures folder.
When searching for something in Mac Finder in a folder, it can be frustrating to have Finder turn up all of the matches in all of the subfolders as well. Here’s how to make Finder only search the current folder, not subfolders, so that your Finder search will exclude and ignore subfolders.
Here’s how to bulk delete email on iCloud, and also how to empty the iCloud Trash Folder. Let’s say that you want to delete many or all emails in your iCloud inbox or other mail folder in your Apple email account (i.e. your icloud.com, mac.com, or me.com email address account). Further, let’s say that you have accumulated thousands of emails in there, and you want to purge them all at once – to bulk delete them. Here’s how to do that.
Are you trying to find where is the Mail activity monitor on your Mac? If you are something of a geek, you probably really appreciated that the Apple mail app on your Mac allowed you to monitor every time an activity fired up in mail via a little monitor at the lower left of your Mail.app window. Here’s how to get it back.
In the past 24 hours it was revealed, and then admitted by Apple, that a bug in the FaceTime app was allowing FaceTime callers to listen in on the audio of what was going on around the recipient’s device before the recipient picked up the call. And if the recipient pressed the button to reject the call, instead of ending the call it would start broadcasting video from the recipient’s device as well!
It’s happened to more than a few of you. You know that your default browser isn’t Safari, and yet when you click on links in email or other apps, Safari opens, even though the default browser you set is also open. Here’s how to fix it.
If you’ve ever tried to buy the latest Apple products on Amazon, particularly products like an iPhone or an iPad or an Apple Watch, or a related accessory by Apple, you may have been frustrated at the limited availability. While older models and refurbs were often available, the latest and greatest was never before sold on Amazon. That all changed this past week, as Apple and Amazon reached an agreement that allows Amazon to sell current Apple products.
Those of you who read the Internet Patrol regularly know that it’s super-easy to paste one image into another in Preview, but did you know that you can also easily rotate or tilt that second image to any slanted angle that you want? And you can do the same for text! You can rotate it, tip it, slant it, even make it vertical! It’s all easy, once you know how!
Ever since the update to iOS 11, people have been stymied as to why, after they turn off bluetooth or wifi, it magically (and annoyingly) turns itself back on. You know you turned it off… you checked to make sure that it was off after you turned it off, only to find your bluetooh, or wifi, or both turned back on hours later! Here’s why, and how to turn it off until you actually want it on.
You know that the Mac Mail app can organize your email into threaded conversations, but how to actually get it to do that – how to set the conversation view in Mac Mail – is weirdly not obvious. However the reason that it’s not obvious how to turn on threaded conversations in Mac Mail actually relates to a nifty aspect of the threaded view feature. Read on!