How To Use PC Keyboard Shortcuts in macOS

As a user of both a PC and a Mac, there are times when I dock my Mac that is connected to a Windows PC keyboard. As you know, in macOS, you use keyboard shortcuts like Command ⌘ C and Command ⌘ V for copy and paste. In Windows, you would use Control C and [...]

By | 2018-04-26T13:11:33+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Categories: Mac|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

How To Flush DNS Cache in MacOS

If your Mac is on a network where DNS changes are made frequently or occasionally, there might be a time where you'll need to perform a DNS flush so that you can resolve a web address to the correct IP address. You might run into an issue where a computer on the network is setup [...]

By | 2018-04-24T14:41:44+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Categories: Mac|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

How To Fix “There is no connected camera” Error with a Mac FaceTime Camera

One of the great features of a Mac is the FaceTime camera, when it works correctly. Unfortunately, you can run into an issue where you get the dreaded "There is no connected camera" error when trying to use your Mac FaceTime camera. By reading the message, you might think this is a hardware issue, but [...]

By | 2018-04-24T13:04:36+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Categories: Mac|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

How To Hide The Teamviewer Dock Icon in MacOS

Until Teamviewer devices to build an option into the app that hides the dock icon, the only way to remove it is through some hacks. Since it is in the top menu bar already, I would prefer to have it not take up space in the dock. Unfortunately, doing these hacks will permanently remove the [...]

By | 2018-03-27T15:39:10+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Categories: Mac|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How To Restore Mac from a Mac Server File Server Time Machine Backup

If you have a netboot setup, then the backup share should automatically appear when you're in the recovery tools. If you're trying to restore from a regular file share, then you'll probably have to do these few extra steps... Prerequisites: Admin account & password AFP/SMB-share & server IP-address During the steps below, if you cannot [...]

By | 2018-02-08T12:26:41+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Categories: Mac|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

macOS – Organize and Sort Launchpad

As I start to use a Mac more and more, there are little tips and questions that I come across. Recently, I noticed my Launchpad wasn't very organized. I had some pages with only a few icons and there was no order to any of the icons. I know I can manually move them around, [...]

By | 2018-01-09T12:42:47+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Categories: Mac, Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , |3 Comments

Macbook Pro DisplayPort MST Daisy Chaining Dual Monitor Solution

As Macs make their way into the enterprise, more and more people are needing a good solution for dual monitors while using the newer Macbooks and USB-C (Thunderbolt 3). Unfortunately, the older DisplayPort solutions don't work well and bring a lot of lag and display distortion. There are more USB-C monitors coming on the market, [...]

By | 2017-09-27T10:28:12+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Categories: Mac|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

How To Fix Outlook for Mac Search Returns No Results

There are a few reasons you could receive a "No Results" message when performing a search in Outlook for Mac. It could be due to Spotlight Search indexing is incomplete, the profile name contains special characters, or the Outlook 15 Profiles folder isn't in the default location. In my case, it was related to the [...]

By | 2017-09-25T13:55:47+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Categories: Mac|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How To Disable NetBIOS on MacOS OS X

Even though my network has NetBIOS disabled in my Windows environment, including on the Windows DHCP server, the Mac OS X computers on the network still want to send NetBIOS requests. While monitoring network traffic using tools like Responder in Kali Linux or Wireshark, you can see the NetBIOS requests being sent. In my case, [...]

By | 2017-02-16T15:10:13+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Categories: Mac, Security, System Administration|Tags: , , , , , , |2 Comments

How To Change Your DNS On Windows, Mac, or Linux

A DNS server resolves website URLs into their IP addresses, which is how the internet functions. Without DNS, we would be typing in IP addresses into our browsers instead of domain names. As an end user, you're probably using your internet provider's DNS server by default, but you can change that. Of course you could [...]

By | 2017-04-06T22:12:01+00:00 October 21st, 2016|Categories: Linux, Mac, Technology, Windows|Tags: , , , , , , , |1 Comment