If you've ever tried connecting an external drive from a Mac to Windows computer you'll know Windows doesn't read the Mac's filesystem format. While you could format the drive to NTFS or exFAT, this problem is going to be annoying if there's data you need on the external drive. Fortunately however there are third party applications which allow Windows to read macOS's HFS … [Read more...] about How to read macOS external drives on a Windows PC
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How to fix the “trustd” process causing high CPU use on your Mac
If you've recently reinstalled or upgraded macOS you may have encountered an issue where the "trustd" process consumes lots of CPU resources, causing bad battery life and overheating on your Mac. It may be accompanied by the "nsurlsessiond" process, among others. So read on to find out what trustd does and how you can stop it hogging your Mac's CPU resources. What does … [Read more...] about How to fix the “trustd” process causing high CPU use on your Mac
Are Mac Maintenance Apps Necessary?
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?
How to type Korean Hangul characters on your Mac
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
How to RDP from Mac to Windows for work
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