Zoho Writer for the Apple Mac is small in size but big on features

Writer for the Apple Mac is a word processor that works with online documents. It's a tiny app with lots of features.

When you think of office software, Microsoft Word springs to mind, quickly followed by Google Docs. What about Zoho though? Writer is one of many free apps from Zoho and it is just 2MB!

Safari secrets revealed on the Apple Mac for better browsing

Discover some of the lesser known features of Safari on the Apple Mac and where to get Safari Technology Preview. It's like a Safari beta

You might think you know everything about Safari, Apple’s web browser on the Mac, but there is more to it than meets the eye and here are some features you probably have not yet discovered.

Find out what is slowing down your Apple Mac and how to fix it

Find out what is causing the Apple Mac to slow down, such as auto-starting processes.

If your Mac suddenly starts slowing down, what is the cause and how do you fix it? There are several possible causes and you must do some detective work using built in and third party tools.

Convert video and audio files from one format to another

Convert video and audio files from one format to another with Smart Converter on the Apple Mac.

There are dozens of video and audio file formats and the Mac can play some, but not others. Even when they play on the Mac, they may not play on the iPhone or iPad. Here is the solution.

Is your Mac tracking your travels? See what it knows about you

Your Apple MacBook may secretly be recording your every move. Here is how to see what information it has stored.

Our every move is being tracked by something, someone, somewhere and you may be surprised by what is known about you. Your Apple Mac and iPhone for example, track your location. See what they know.

Problems with the Apple Reminders app and alternatives to Reminders

How tp print from the Apple Reminders app and alternatives to Apple Reminders.

Is Apple Reminders not working? That depends on what you are trying to do and if you tried to print a Reminders list you will have discovered there is no print option. What is the solution?

Switch to Quad 9 DNS to protect your Mac when using the internet

The security of your computer can be increasing by switching to a better DNS server, such as Quad 9

The Apple Mac is safer on the internet than some computers and it is immune to many threats, but it is not completely safe and there are still risks. Quad 9 DNS reduces those risks.

Bet you didn’t know Preview on the Apple Mac could do this!

Discover little known Preview app features on the Apple Mac

Preview is a multi-function utility app on the Apple Mac that can perform lots of different tasks. Most of them are obvious, but there are some you may not have discovered. Let’s take a look.

Watch more Picture in Picture videos using Safari on the Apple Mac

How to use Picture in Picture in Safari on the Apple Mac to watch videos on YouTube and other sites.

Safari has a Picture in Picture mode that lets you place videos on the desktop. It doesn’t work for all videos, but the PiPifier Safari extension makes it work with almost everything.

Do you need a download manager in 2017? Here’s a free one if you do

Download faster and more reliably using a free download manager app on the Apple Mac.

The speed of modern internet connections could not have been imagined 15 years ago. Back then, download managers were popular utilities, but do you need one today? Sometimes you do.

How to configure swipes to deal with email faster in Mac Mail app

Discover how to quickly deal with emails on the Mac by swiping them away. Configure the swipe actions.

Is the amount of email you receive increasing? Is the number of messages becoming overwhelming? Set up swipe actions in Mail on the Apple Mac to make dealing with incoming emails faster.

Trello for Mac runs the organiser and project manager on the desktop

Trello is a free web service for organising project and tasks, but it is als a Mac desktop app too

If you use the Trello organiser in a browser, try the Mac app instead. It has all the same features as the web app, but it does without the browser clutter. Organise your tasks and projects.

Increase privacy in Safari and how to crush cookies on the Apple Mac

How to increase privacy when using Safari to browse the web on the Apple Mac. How to clear cookies that track you.

In this article I take a look at a new privacy setting in Safari that appears to be turned off by default, and how to manage and crush the many cookies that are stored on the computer.

Unmissable updates to Mail in macOS High Sierra supercharge emails

New features in the Mail app in macOS High Sierra revealed

The headline may be a bit over the top, but there are useful feature updates to the Mail app on the Mac worth exploring, like new formatting features and search improvements.

Amazing things you never realised Siri on the Apple Mac could do

Use Siri to control the hardware on the Apple Mac and enable Type to Siri to type your queries instead of speaking them.

Siri started as an assistant on the iPhone and iPad, but it has also been in macOS for the last couple of versions too. Here are some of the less obvious uses for Siri in macOS High Sierra.

Use tags in Finder on the Mac to organise files and search for them

Make use of tags in Finder on the Apple Mac to make it easier to find, sort and organise files.

Finder has a clever feature that enables you to attach tags to files, but do you use them? Do you know how to search for them and sort files by tags? Get to know this under-used macOS feature.

Get a VPN in your browser and secure the web to make it safer

Increase your security and safty when using the internet by using a VPN inside the web browser, such as NordVPN Chrome extension.

If you have NordVPN, and a lot of people do, there is a clever Chrome extension that saves you having to run the VPN software. For everyone else, get a web browser with a built in VPN.

How to share files from Apple iCloud using just your web browser

Files on the Apple iCloud website can be shared by visiting the site in a browser. Share files with friends.

I recently looked at the new facility in macOS High Sierra that enables you to share files on iCloud. Can you access the sharing features on the iCloud website with just a web browser? Yes!

How to share files stored on iCloud with anyone, even non-Mac users

How to share iCloud files with anyone, even non-Mac users.Your shared files can be public or private.

If you have an Apple Mac and use macOS High Sierra, there is a great feature in it that enables you to share iCloud files privately with people you choose or publicly with the whole world.

Fix your photos with Noise Reducer Pro for a clearer picture

Reduce noise in photos from your digital camera or phone with this stand-alon app and Photos extension.

Noise Reducer Pro is a great tool for reducing the amount of noise or grain in photographs taken in low light levels. It makes photos clearer and runs on the Mac, iOS, Android and PC.

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