If you miss the games from the arcades of the 80s, or the classic Mac, Apple II or other systems, you can still play a lot of them on your Mac today. They are free and you don't even need to install anything.
Moving a resizing windows is a fundamental skill for using your Mac. There and many ways to resize a window and lots of tricks that use modifier keys and double-clicking.
If you use your Mac to attend video meetings for work or school, here are some tips that can increase the quality of your video and help you look more professional.
The Mac Menu Bar is one of the fundamental tools you need to learn to use a Mac. You'll find almost every command and option for the app you are using in the Menu Bar.
There are many options you have when sending photos in an email message from your Mac. Make sure you are choosing the right size or maybe sharing them instead of sendind them. Also, when you receive a message with photos, there are different ways to view them, save them and even remove them to clear space.
Voice Control on your Mac is more powerful than ever, but it can take a few carefully chosen commands to do what you want. Instead, you can add custom commands to quickly go to web pages, choose menu items type long passages of text and other things.
Here's my list of simple software features that Apple needs to bring to macOS and apps. Many of these come from years of taking user questions and hearing the same requests over and over.
If you'd rather not use your own voice to narrate a video, you can use a Mac-generated synthesized voice instead. The best way to do it is to use a simple Terminal command to create the audio file and then bring that into iMovie.
The Mac App Store is the primary way to add Apple and third-party apps to your Mac. Some apps are free and others you need to pay for, sometimes with in-app purchases or subscriptions. There are many good reasons to prefer using the App Store instead of download apps from websites.
The Finder Info window and Inspector is a basic multitool for viewing and changing information about a file. You can use it in a variety of ways to manage your files.
Your Photos app on your Mac will occasionally suggest groups of photos to view as Memories. You can view the photos in the Memory, or watch it as a slideshow. You can also save Memories and let Photos know if you'd like to see fewer memories like the one you are viewing.
To make the audio in your iMovie projects better, try keeping the audio from a previous clip around for a short time while the next clip starts. You can also have the audio from the next clip start while still showing the previous one.
Mail is one of the most customizable apps that comes with macOS. You can change how you view your list of email, access mailboxes, read messages and much more.
The modifier keys on your Mac keyboard are the Command, Option, Control, Shift and fn keys. You use them for keyboard shortcuts and other functions. Since they differ from Windows modifier keys, it can take new Mac users time to learn how to use them.
You can turn a regular file into a template file using the Stationery Pad or Locked file attributes. This lets you start a new file with the content in an existing file, but insures that you don't accidentally overwrite the template.
You can switch between apps in several ways, including doing the same thing you do to launch apps. The App Switcher, however, is the primary way to get from one running app to another.
Exporting contacts from the Contacts app to a spreadsheet may seem impossible until you learn one simple trick. You can also export a spreadsheet to a CSV format and import contacts into the app.
The Favorites Bar allows you to have links easily accessible right at the top of your Safari window. You can also add folders to pack in even more links. The links and folders have special features if you use the context menus or modifier keys.
The Trash, also called the Bin, on your Mac is how you delete files. You can also recover files from the Trash, skip the Trash, and set it to automatically delete files after a period of time.
Header and Footer rows and columns have special properties in Mac Numbers. They label the cells in the body of a table, and also exclude themselves from calculations. You can scroll and print with better results using headers too.