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How to Password Protect Notes on Mac OS X

MacOS X Version 10.11.4 now allows users to password protect individual notes in the Notes app. If only Evernote would allow this…. The process is pretty simple. Open Notes and select the note you wish to password protect. 2. Select the lock button and then select...

How to Update Apps on Mac OS X

The Mac App Store is the equivalent to the App Store on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod. This is one place where you can download programs for your Mac using your iTunes account. While you can still download software from websites and such on your Mac, apps listed in the...

How to Schedule Your Mac to Sleep

Putting your Mac to sleep turns off the monitor and turns off the hard drive. This can save energy and give the computer a much needed break. However, putting your computer to sleep will prevent updates, virus scans, scheduled backups, etc. from occurring. If you need...

How to Learn to Use the Trackpad on Mac

The Mac comes with a trackpad that allows you to do several cool things using one or multiple fingers. It really comes in handy. You really don’t have to go far to learn how to use the trackpad. The Mac comes with a tutorial showing you how to do things and even...

How to Use Do Not Disturb for Notifications on Mac

If you have an iPhone, iPod, or iPad, you are likely familiar with the “Do Not Disturb” option to turn off notifications. You can do the same thing with notifications on the Mac. Open the Notification Center by sliding your fingers on the mouse or track pad from right...

How to Pin a Program to the Dock on Mac

Do you have a program that you use frequently? Are you tired of having to search for it or go through your applications folder to find it. Well, you can pin your frequently used programs to the dock for easy access. Open the program you wish to pin to the dock....

How to Check the Status of Your Home Network on Mac

Sometimes, the internet doesn’t work the way you want it to work. It could be the website you are trying to access, or it could be your network at home. There is a way to check the status of your network at home to see if that is the problem. Open System Preferences....

How to Remove Email Address from Autofill in Mac Mail

Is there someone you have emailed that you don’t email anymore, or perhaps they have a new email address? Yet, when you try to send them an email using Mail on Mac OS X, their old email address continues to pop up when you start typing their new address. Well, you can...

Save a Website (or Anything) You Can Print as a PDF on a Mac

You can save anything that is printable on your Mac as a PDF. PDF files are great because you can open them on pretty much every computer operating system and mobile device. While some platforms may require you to download Adobe Reader or another PDF reader, Mac OS...

How to Use Siri-Like Dictation on Mac

Using Siri on an iPhone or iPad to write text is very useful. You can also do this on a Mac. Unlike the iPhone or iPad, you can use dictation without an internet connection. Make Sure Dictation is Activated   Open System Preferences. Click “Dictation &...