You can easily keep tabs on what's running on your Mac and get things running smoothly by using Apple's Activity Monitor. Here's how to get started.
Mac OS X
Crash reports can lead to clues as to why an app crashed in macOS. Here's how to understand what those reports actually say about your Mac.
While old Apple hardware is mostly long-gone, there are ways to run some of your antique software on your current Mac. Here's how to get started emulating old Apple computers on your new machine.
Old Macs still have a lot to offer in terms of usage and functionality. Here's how to keep your old Mac minis running like new.
The macOS Finder lets you customize window sidebars to provide quick access to files and volumes on your Mac. Here's how to personalize it to your needs.
Retro computing lets you get to grips with technology's history, showing how far modern computers have come. Here's how to build your own working Apple I replica.
Apple's Notes app stores local copies of your Notes on your Mac. Here's how to find them.
The Mac's Contacts app is incredibly useful for storing personal and work contact info. Here's how to back up your Contacts database.
Disk Utility provides features for creating disk images, RAID, and repairing disks. In the second part of our deep dive, we'll look at those options.