Hints: Mac apps for architects and engineers.
Apple products not only impress with their design, but are also very reliable and powerful. These are features that many architects and engineers appreciate in their daily work. If you are one of them, then the following products are just right for you and your office.Read more...
macOS Hints: Keep Your System up to Date
A Mac is only as secure and functional as its installed software. It is recommended to update the system continually, it protects against security vulnerabilities and system problems. An up-to-date system runs smoothly and safely. With the free tool Silent Knight all security and system-relevant components are checked for their topicality and updated if desired.Read more...
macOS Hints: Improving WiFi Reception On Mac For Your Home Office
What to do when Wi-Fi browsing is not working optimally? On the Mac, there are hidden options in the operating system to check the quality of the Wi-Fi. A small database of technical terms and abbreviations related to networking can be found at Speedcheck Wiki.Read more...
macOS Hints: Testing macOS-Betas
Tip how to install and try out macOS betas
Apple's new operating systems always bring additional and interesting features. At the beginning of June at WWDC 2021, Apple presented its upcoming operating system macOS Monterey (version 12). This macOS version is not expected to be officially available until fall. Nevertheless, developers registered with Apple as well as interested users can already try out the so-called beta systems.
Since it is not yet stable and final software, but rather a construction site, which can however already be walked on, you should not use such betas as a work or everyday system.
The safest and easiest way to install a macOS beta system is to use a partition or external hard drive.
This ensures that the previous operating system remains on the Mac and you create a new volume for the beta or connect it externally.
Below are the steps for a successful beta installation of macOS Monterey.Read more...
macOS Hints: Dock Fine-Tuning
Apple user love the macOS Dock for quick accessing the most frequently used applications. It is nice, neat and customizable. But we all probably have been storing so much applications here, that at first sight we might get a little bit lost again.
Any chance to fine-tune the dock, so that it gets more comfortable even with a large collection of app icons?
Yes! Most of us are not aware, Apple already delivers some sort of hidden "onboard resources".