How to Fix ‘Slack Is Trying to Add a New Helper Tool’

If you have Slack installed on your Mac, you may have run into the problem of having a very annoying and persistent popup asking for permission to add a helper tool. For those users experiencing this issue, the popup will reappear even after entering a password and clicking on Add Helper or clicking on Cancel. … Read more

How to Uninstall Screencast-O-Matic on Mac

Screencast-O-Matic is a web-based service for creating screen recordings. It is very popular because it is an easy-to-use program. Although it is an online service, you will need to install its desktop application to run the software. You can record videos from your webcam, capture your Mac’s computer screen, and record your voice. I recently … Read more

What Does Pinning a Tab Do in Safari?

The ability to pin a tab in Safari is not a new feature, but it may be one that you have never used. Mac users may be wondering what pinning a tab is all about: What does it do? Why would you want to pin a tab? Users also have other questions about pinning Safari … Read more

What is ‘sshd-keygen-wrapper’ on Mac?

On your Mac, you may notice a strangely named tool called “sshd-keygen-wrapper” while using the Privacy pane of Security & Privacy preferences to change your Privacy settings. You may run into the name of this tool elsewhere too. For example, you may also see a popup message saying, “‘sshd-keygen-wrapper’ would like to receive keystrokes from … Read more

Printtool is Trying to Modify the Printer Settings

Sometimes, you may keep seeing a pop-up message on your Mac saying, “printtool is trying to modify the printer settings.” The message also asks you to enter your user name and password to modify settings. Lastly, this message may seem to appear randomly and intermittently. Sometimes, this message may appear every time you want to … Read more

Trackpad Not Working After macOS Monterey Update

Some users have reported having problems with their Trackpads after updating their Macs to the latest macOS Monterey. They have said that after updating, they are unable to use the Multi-Touch gestures on their Mac. There are several Multi-Touch gestures that can be used with a Trackpad, such as tap, swipe, scroll, zoom, and rotate. In this article, I will … Read more

How to Tell How Old your Mac is

You may want to know how old a Mac is. There may be various reasons you want to know a computer’s age. For example: You may need to figure out if your Mac is compatible with the latest macOS updates. You may want to see if your Mac can support new hardware. You might need … Read more