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13 Ways to Take a Screenshot on a Mac

Capturing a screen, taking a screenshot, or in PC talk, printscreening are different terms for the same desired outcome. macOS and OS X both allow for at least 13 ways to take a screenshot. In the guide below, we’ll cover the most common ways to …

From Win32 to Cocoa: A Windows user’s would-be conversion to Mac OS X

From the archives—One PC user ponders switching sides as Windows seems to lose its “wow.”

A quicker way to toggle hidden files on macOS, no Terminal required

Sometimes you need to view hidden files on your computer, but normally only briefly. Don’t bother with the command line, use this simple toggle method instead.

Selling your Mac to a new owner? Follow these steps beforehand

If you’re about to hand your Mac to a new owner, be sure to follow these steps to prepare the machine beforehand.

CIA tested “Achilles” and “SeaPea” exploits on older Macs, but Apple probably patched them

Collectively developed under the code-name “Imperial”, the new CIA exploits allow an attacker to gain control of older Macs but were most likely patched in subsequent OS updates.