How to Right-click on MacBook Trackpad

I use right-click a lot on my Mac. I recently borrowed a friend’s MacBook, and one of the first things I did to make it usable was to enable a right-click for the trackpad. macOS offers a few different options for “right-clicking.” One of them actually involves clicking the right side of the trackpad. The … 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

How to Access Apple’s Private Relay Service

With the release of iOS/iPadOS 15 and macOS Monterey, Apple included the Private Relay feature. Private Relay is designed to help protect users’ privacy while they browse the internet and is available to iCloud+ subscribers and works in Safari. Why Private Relay? What does it do? Private Relay separates the information associated with your internet … Read more

How to Download macOS Installers Using Terminal

You can download full macOS installers from the command line. You may want to do this for a variety of reasons, for example: You may want to create USB boot drive installers. This is a USB flash drive or secondary volume where you can store installer files. Then you can use this as a startup … Read more

Mac not Showing the Latest macOS Update

When you go to System Preferences > Software Update, you can check to see if there is a new update available for you. However, a common issue is that sometimes Software Update may say, Your Mac is up to date even when you know for sure that there is a big update available. You may … Read more

How to Merge Two Folders on Mac

There may be times when you may want to combine the contents of two folders into a single folder. This can be an important step when organizing your folders. Sometimes you may have two different folders that share the same files or items along with their own files and folders. Sometimes two folders may have … Read more