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How to Change the Default Finder Window on a Mac

When you open a new window in the Finder app on your MacBook Pro or MacBook Air, it opens to the same location every time. This might be a location that’s convenient to you, but it’s also possible that you would prefer to open to the Documents or Downloads folder instead. Our tutorial below will … Read more

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MacPaw Space Lens Review

There are a lot of different utility applications that can help you to remove unwanted or unneeded files from your Mac. One company that makes many of the better applications for these purposes is MacPaw. Our tutorial below will show you how to use the Space Lens feature in CleanMyMac X to remove files from … Read more

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How to Delete Favorites in Safari on a Mac

By creating favorites on your MacBook Pro or MacBook Air you are making it easier to get to the Web pages that you visit most often. But your favorite websites might change over time, and you might discover that you want to delete some of your current favorites. Luckily your Mac favorites aren’t permanent, and … Read more

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How to Make Google Your Homepage in Safari on a Mac

One of the most common things that people will do when they first open a Web browser is go to a search engine. So if you open Safari on your computer or your phone and it opens to something other than a search engine, then you might be wasting time navigating to the page that … Read more

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How to Get CleanMyMac X on the App Store

While you’ve long been able to get CleanMyMac X directly from MacPaw when you wanted to start freeing up space on your MacBook, many Mac users prefer to download apps directly from Apple’s App Store. Luckily this is now possible, as the popular application for comprehensive Mac care is now available in the App Store, … Read more

Spring Cleaning Your MacBook Air

Once the weather starts to warm up, it’s common for people to give their homes a thorough cleaning after being stuck inside all winter. And while that dusting, vacuuming, and washing can help your home feel cleaner, it’s not the only thing that might need a refresh. Your MacBook Air has probably accumulated some junk … Read more

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How to Always Show Scroll Bars on a Mac

You can often scroll in programs on your Mac by simply using the trackpad to scroll. While this can be handy, some Mac users dislike this behavior and don’t use it very often. In situations like this, you may be looking for an alternate way to scroll through applications. One way to do this is … Read more

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How to Show or Hide the Day of the Week on a MacBook

The status bar at the top of the screen on your Mac includes a lot of helpful information and buttons that tell you about the current status of your device. For example, you could open a menu that shows your available storage if you’re concerned that you are running out of space. Another one of … Read more

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