Tag Archive: Recent


How to Hide Recent Apps from Dock in MacOS Mojave

The Dock in MacOS Mojave includes a new feature that displays a trio of recently used applications alongside your regular Dock app icons. The Recent Applications section of the Dock adjusts and updates automatically as you launch and quit apps, and while it offers a convenient way to reopen apps you were using not long … Read More

How to See Recent Files from iOS Home Screen or Dock on iPhone or iPad

If you interact with the Files app frequently in iOS, you might be pleased to discover that the Files app offers a quick and easy way to see recent files, right from the Home screen of iPhone or iPad. Even better, you can launch recent documents directly from this quick Files access feature in iOS. … Read More

How to Show Most Recent Message on Top of Mail Threads in iOS Mail

The Mail app in modern versions of iOS adjusted mail threading behavior, so that the oldest message in an email thread appears at the very top of an email message. This chronological ordering means you have to scroll down within the email thread to see the most recent email messages received on an iPhone or … Read More

Open Containing Folder of a Recent Document or Application in Mac OS X

Can’t remember where a file you recently opened was stored on the Mac, or where an OS X app you recently used was kept or originated from? Maybe you don’t know where something you recently used went to? No big deal, a simple keystroke modifier trick allows you to jump directly to the containing location … Read More

Open Containing Folder of a Recent Document or Application in Mac OS X

Can’t remember where a file you recently opened was stored on the Mac, or where an OS X app you recently used was kept or originated from? Maybe you don’t know where something you recently used went to? No big deal, a simple keystroke modifier trick allows you to jump directly to the containing location … Read More [Read More…]

Clear Recent Web Browsing History in Safari for Mac OS X

The Safari web browser has always included an ability to delete all web history, site data, searches, and cookies on a Mac, but the latest versions of Safari for OS X make this task even easier and offer a bit more control with four possible options, allowing users to do any of the following; remove … Read More

Clear Recent Web Browsing History in Safari for Mac OS X

The Safari web browser has always included an ability to delete all web history, site data, searches, and cookies on a Mac, but the latest versions of Safari for OS X make this task even easier and offer a bit more control with four possible options, allowing users to do any of the following; remove … Read More

How to Clear Recent Searches from Safari

Nearly all web browsers default to keeping a list of recent searches which are easily retrievable as part of the browser history. Safari shows this recent search list when the URL bar is clicked into with the cursor, revealing the 10 most recent web search terms or phrases. That recent search list can be convenient … Read More

Klout App Gets Big Update In Line With Klout’s Recent Personality Change

  If you’re a Klout user, you’ve probably noticed the service’s huge switch in February; instead of simply measuring your social-media popularity and throwing you free goodies when you ranked up, Klout now actively guides you on your way to…Read more ›

Change the Number of Files Shown in “Open Recent” Menu Items of OS X

Adjusting the number of files in the Recent list

The File menu in just about every file-centric application throughout OS X has an “Open Recent” option, which displays the 10 most recent files that have been used in that given Mac app. While 10 recent documents is a fair amount, many of us prefer to have more recent files visible in those Recent Files menus, and that’s what we’ll show how to  [Read More…]