How to Manage Apple App Subscriptions
Matt Cone February 20, 2021
Some applications (like Microsoft Word) available in the Mac and iOS App Stores require monthly or yearly subscriptions. Many of us also subscribe to Apple’s Music and TV services. These subscription fees are billed by Apple and paid to the application developers. You can manage and cancel these subscriptions using one of your Apple devices. How to Manage Apple App Subscriptions on a Mac Here’s how to manage Apple app subscriptions on your Mac:
How to Set a Static IP Address on a Mac
Matt Cone February 19, 2021
When your Mac is connected to a private network in a home or office, it’s probably assigned what’s known as a dynamic IP address. (To check, see How to Find Your Mac’s IP Address.) That’s not a problem for the majority of users - most people don’t care whether their IP addresses changes or not. But dynamic IP addresses won’t work for certain tasks like port forwarding, dynamic DNS, or client-to-client file sharing on the local network.
How to Show the Word Count in Microsoft Word for Mac
Matt Cone February 15, 2021
Creating a document in Microsoft Word for Mac? Depending on who you’re creating the document for, you may have to check the word count of the document to see how many words it contains. Many organizations such as schools and legal entities have very strict guidelines regarding the word count. Here’s how to show the word count in a Microsoft Word document on your Mac: Open Microsoft Word on your Mac, and then open a document.
How to Get Microsoft Word for Mac
Matt Cone February 15, 2021
Microsoft Word is one of the most popular word processing applications ever created, and Microsoft Word for Mac is a fully-featured version of the application for your Mac. Whether you’re a student who needs to type an essay or a lawyer who needs to write a legal brief, Microsoft Word is probably the application for you. You can get Microsoft Word for Mac by downloading it from the Mac App Store.
How to Change the Margins in a Microsoft Word Document
Matt Cone February 14, 2021
Creating a document in Microsoft Word for Mac? Depending on who you’re creating the document for, you may have to change the document’s margins. Many organizations such as schools and legal entities have very strict guidelines regarding the margins. Here’s how to change the margins in a Microsoft Word document on your Mac: Open Microsoft Word on your Mac, and then create a new document. From the Format menu, select Document.
How to Add Page Numbers to a Microsoft Word Document
Matt Cone February 13, 2021
Creating a document in Microsoft Word for Mac? Depending on who you’re creating the document for, you may have to add page numbers. Many organizations such as schools and legal entities have very strict guidelines regarding the numbering of pages. Here’s how to add page numbers to a Microsoft Word document on your Mac: Open Microsoft Word on your Mac, and then create a new document. From the Insert menu, select Page Numbers.
How to Change the Default Web Browser on Mac
Matt Cone February 12, 2021
All new Macs are set to use the Safari web browser by default. If you’d prefer to use Chrome or Firefox as your default web browser, you can change the default web browser on your Mac in a few easy steps. Setting the default web browser tells your Mac which web browser to open when you click links in other applications, like the Mail or Calendar application. Here’s how to change the default web browser on your Mac:
How to Make and Receive Phone Calls on Your Mac
Matt Cone February 10, 2021
If you own a Mac and an iPhone, you can enable a feature that allows you to make and receive cellular phone calls from your Mac. This is handy if you primarily work on your Mac and prefer to take calls using whatever Bluetooth headset is connected to your Mac. This is a free feature that works even when you’re not next to your iPhone. Prerequisites To make and receive phone calls on your Mac, make sure you’ve done the following:
How to Customize Your Mac's Clock
Matt Cone February 8, 2021
Every Mac comes with a little digital clock built into your Mac’s menu bar. You probably already knew that. But what you might not know is that your menu bar clock can be customized to show or hide a variety of information. Or, if you’re so inclined, you can turn off the digital clock and switch to an analog version. Here’s how to do it: From the Apple menu, select System Preferences.
How to Enable Your Mac's Audio Equalizer
Matt Cone February 6, 2021
Your Mac has an audio equalizer (EQ) that allows you to adjust the sound quality of music. The Mac’s equalizer isn’t as fancy as the physical ones that allow you to manually adjust the levels, but it does have a number of presets that will dramatically improve the sound quality of the music you play on your Mac. Unfortunately, the Mac’s equalizer only changes the audio from the Music app. Audio produced by other apps won’t be changed by the equalizer.