You may have seen ads on the Internet for various Mac apps claiming they can "clear junk" to free up space. Or perhaps you've read articles recommending to install these apps to "optimise your Mac" and "improve its performance". Is this true? Should you download one of these applications to try and improve your Mac's performance? Read on and we'll go through what maintenance … [Read more...] about Are Mac Maintenance Apps Necessary?
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The written Korean language is unique insofar as it not only has a its own set of characters, but these different characters join together to create one character in a "block". macOS does a very good job of implementing this writing system in a way that is easy to use and understand. In this article we will cover how you can type Korean Hangul characters on your Mac using the … [Read more...] about How to type Korean Hangul characters on your Mac
2020 is the year many people will work from home for the first time as the COVID-19 virus sweeps across the world. For a lot of workers the best option will be to connect remotely from their home computer to either their work computer or server, as this will allow them to access all their files and applications exactly the same as in the office. Setting up Remote Desktop … [Read more...] about How to RDP from Mac to Windows for work
By default if you haven't used your Mac for a while the computer will go to sleep, however if you are watching a long video or referencing a document you might want it to stay awake indefinitely. There are a few options to achieve this, read on to find out. Disable sleep in the System Preferences If you never want your Mac to go to sleep ever, the most straightforward … [Read more...] about 4 ways to keep your Mac awake
If you've downloaded or were sent an AVI file you may be surprised to find it won't play on your Mac. This is because Quicktime (the default macOS media player) doesn't support all of the compression formats used by AVI (due to AVI being a format developed by Microsoft). It supports MJPEG, but not MPEG-1, MPEG-2, DivX, XviD, or WMV. Therefore it's entirely possible that you … [Read more...] about How to watch AVI videos on your Mac