Known from Windows to quickly lock the screen; Apple finally introduces the same quick lock feature for Mac with it’s new OS macOS High Sierra.
macOS High Sierra beta is booting successfully from an external APFS formatted SSD disk. Read the full story here.
Turns out that Apple has hidden the option to allow launching Apps downloaded from «Anywhere» since macOS Sierra.
Here is a summary how you can restore this feature or whitelist specific single Apps within Gatekeeper – the application responsible for app security in macOS.
When you drag’n’droped the Spotlight search bar in macOS, it can be put back at it’s original position with a simple click.
Update Feb-2017: as @jsfaq kindly pointed out on Twitter, this recording error also effects regular Movie Recording in QuickTime! There is a unfixed Screen Recording bug in QuickTime Player for macOS affecting even the most recent versions like macOS Sierra 10.12:…
In macOS you can use the built-in Wi-Fi Scan from the Wireless Diagnostics.app to find the best possible or least busy channels and bandwidth frequencies for your own Wi-Fi (or there is the open source tool KisMac2 to do the same).
When you are running a local copy of Wordpress in a MAMP development environment on your Mac, you might have run into troubles with Wordpress being “stuck” in maintenance mode after trying to update Wordpress (plugins, themes or core updates). In order to fix this – and have your precious Wordpress updates run through smoothly again locally – you can use a chmod-command with the Terminal.app in macOS.
When you are of the kind of people who also like a distortion-free screen, you may also dislike that the macOS cursor sometimes shows up in fullscreen video playback. Fortunately there is a very simple solution:
In order to export & import an SQL dump using MAMP on macOS, the following Terminal.app commands can be used with the “mysqldump” (export) & “mysql” (import) tools located in MAMP’s /bin/ folder: MAMP MySQL dump export Alternatively – in order to…
Ever unzipped a ZIP file, created with your Mac, on a Windows PC? Ever noticed there these strange files & folders _MACOSX, ._Filename & .DS_Store showing up? Good thing there is a simple way to omit any hidden macOS-specific files…