Category Archives: macOS

Apple released macOS Sierra

Apple today released final version of it’s operating system for Mac computers – macOS Sierra. Apple renamed “Mac OS X” to “OS X” and since now it’s called “macOS” to better match another systems from Apple -> iOS + watchOS + tvOS. Codename is Sierra, so full name of operating system is macOS Sierra. Biggest new feature is… Read More »

Bartender 2 – organize your menu bar apps!

One of iconic UI aspects of macOS is top menu. It’s shared by all apps, items in menu are dynamically changed by opened app. For example, if you open Safari (web browser), you will see app name “Safari” and next to it are menu items – “File”, “Edit”, “View”, “History”, “Bookmarks”, “Window” and “Help”. When you open another… Read More »

Apple announced release of final macOS, iOS and watchOS, release date of tvOS is uncertain

Apple annouced final version of macOS (formerly OS X) for Macs, iOS for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and watchOS for Apple Watch. Apple renamed OS X to macOS due to better match to other Apple’s operating systems. These operating system were introduced at summer at WWDC 2016 in San Francisco. Apple provided beta versions of macOS and… Read More »

Sorting music by folders with iTunes

Some people still prefer to arrange theirs music by folders. Modern players with music library use ID3 tags. Music files, like popular mp3 format, contains some metadata included in each music file. With this metadatas you can set data like artist, album, year etc. directly into your music file. It’s useful, for example – want to listen all… Read More »

Handoff – what is it and how it works?

Because our iPhones, iPads and iPods touch use iOS, a mobile version of desktop OS X, you can’t run full desktop applications from Mac world. This is often critised, especially in cause of big 12.9-inch iPad Pro. Microsoft regullary points to this in it’s marketing campaign, showing that Surface tablets can run full Windows with all of it’s… Read More »

1Blocker is coming to Mac!

Since iOS 9, Apple released new APIs for Safari browser – content blockers. Now you can block annoying ads, trackers etc. directly in Safari without need to get another browser with built-in blockers. One of the best content blocker is 1Blocker by Salavat Khanov. I have written about it (and Adblock Plus) HERE. And now, it’s coming right… Read More »