Apple killed the iconic Mac startup chime sound when it refreshed its MacBook Pro lineup in 2016. The move made sense since newer MacBooks tend to automatically boot up when their lid is opened. Since then though, all new Macs barring the 2017 MacBook Air don’t have the startup chime. If you miss the classic Mac startup chime, you can enable it by following the steps in this guide.
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Apple has a knack for annoying users until they upgrade to the latest operating system. And they’ve kicked things up a notch recently. Banner notifications for upgrading to High Sierra and Mojave don’t even have a dismiss button! You have to click on the Details button to open the App Store. Needless to say, this gets frustrating very quickly. If you’re in no mood to upgrade to the latest macOS release any time soon, follow the guide below to remove macOS upgrade banner notifications for good!
Most of the time, AirPods works flawlessly with the iPhone and iPad. It feels like it was designed primarily to work with the iPhone and other Apple devices like MacBooks were an afterthought. Because there’s no quick and easy way to connect or disconnect AirPods with Mac like there is with iPhone. The process is a lot less seamless. And often AirPods will just refuse to speak to Mac. Here’s how you can fix AirPods not connecting to Mac.
With a bunch of video and audio formats available nowadays, there are certain formats that are not supported on Mac or other devices. In such cases, the best solution is to convert the file to a format that is supported by the device. If you’re into video editing, then you’ll find yourself converting files on a regular basis.
Netflix is hands down the best entertainment platform right now. For $10 a month you get so much amazing media to view! From amazing original TV series, or reality shows! And unlike classic cable TV, you can consume all this content no matter where you are, with just a click. No matter if you’re on your iPhone, iPad, Mac or on your couch in front of the TV.
Some people use Siri every day to take care of tasks like opening apps, setting up meetings, or creating reminders. But, there are many others who completely forget that Siri exists. If you are in the latter group, you may not realize just how much Siri can help. Aside from ordinary tasks, take a look at what else Siri can do for you on your iOS device or Mac.
You can easily batch convert images from one format to another on your Mac. If you convert a lot of images often, Automator can help make that easier and faster to accomplish.
Plain text mode is not the default mode in TextEdit on your Mac. TextEdit was designed to be a rich text editor. In TextEdit, you can apply various fonts to your text, change the size and color of text, and apply another formatting like centering, line spacing, and bulleted lists.