How to find Users Library folder on Mac

Short Tutorial on how to find Users Library on Mac There will be times when you need to find the Users Library folder on Mac.  But Apple has hidden this for safety reasons (in case you accidentally delete something).  So how do you find the Users Library folder? By the Users Library, I mean this […]

Setting Default App on Mac

If you want a specific app to open certain file types rather than the default app, then”How to set default apps on Mac” is how you do it. Note: it looks like you have to choose each file type separately.  There is no way to choose the desired app and specify which file types it […]

How to view .abr brush files on Mac – BrushView QuickLook plugin

.abr files are brush files used in Photoshop and Gimp.  However there is no generic default software to view what the brushes look like in an .abr file.  You can find and download many free brushes for Photoshop or Gimp.  These are often encapsulated in .abr file types. However over time, it is usually not […]

Cannot open iTunes on Mac

I am not the only one who could not open iTunes on Mac (MacBook Pro) after upgrading to Yosemite. But I have found a solution that worked.

Apple Yosemite – Quick Summary Review

Apple has just released a new upgrade: Apple Yosemite OS x 10.10.  Should you upgrade? Always do a quick review.  You don’t want to be landed in bugs and problems if you can help it.  There are many reviews already on the net.  I will do a very quick one and give you references in […]

LaCie Drive, Mac Backup – Steps + Review

I just bought a Lacie external drive for my Mac backups. If you have or are going to get a Lacie external drive, or even something similar, this article might be of use to you. I will go through some of the precautions, tips, and steps to easily set up your (Lacie) external drive for […]

Time Machine Backup – Simple How To

We are going to show you how to do a simple Apple Time Machine Backup. You ignore it.  But it worries you, doesn’t it?  When you know you don’t do backups and are resting on the precarious chance that nothing will go wrong and you won’t lose all of your irreplaceable data.

What is the Apple Time Machine

You have had your Mac for a while but still have no idea what the Apple Time Machine is?  Me too, until recently.  Here is a quick short primer on what is the Apple Time Machine and how to use it.

How to Make Movies on Mac

This is about how to make movies on Mac, e.g. from photos or images you have.  Brief notes to be sure but I hope it will be as useful to you as it has been for me. This is another area where Apple Mac is nowhere near as intuitively easy as Apple’s reputation has led […]