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Picture-in-picture is one of the best new features in macOS Sierra, but when you try to move the video around your screen it automatically snaps to the closest corner. OS X Daily points out you can move it where you want by holding down the Command key.
If you own a MacBook, you're likely well aware of how scrolling and right-clicking work on the trackpad, but you may not know how to invoke Quick Look, Notification Center, or Exposè. Whether you're new to macOS or you just never bothered to learn them, these gestures can make your life a little simpler.
One of the new, handy features in macOS Sierra takes care of something you probably don't think much about: Cluttered files filling up your hard drive. Now there's a built-in utility that replaces those third-party tools and makes it easy to find space-hogging files and old applications.
Mac: Siri is one of the landmark features in Sierra, but while you can call it up in three different ways, a keyboard shortcut is probably the most useful.
Siri is the landmark new feature in macOS Sierra, but unfortunately you have to click the icon or a keyboard shortcut in order to talk to your computer. Since "Hey Siri" is one of the best features on iOS, this is a bummer. Good thing you can hack it into your Mac too.
Picture-in-picture video is a cool feature of macOS Sierra, but only a small handful of videos online seem to support it. One big one that's missing is YouTube. However, iDownloadBlog points out you can force a video into Picture-in-picture with a double right-click.
Mac/iOS: Apple rolled out a handy new password protection feature for its Notes app on iOS and OS X in recent updates, but it's not super obvious how to actually use it. Here's how to lock those notes.
When you plug in your iPhone, iPad, or just about any SD card with a photo on it, Photos loves to pop open. We've shown you how to turn this off on a device-by-device basis, but if you'd prefer a more all-in approach, then a Terminal command is your best option.