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What’s New in macOS 10.13 High Sierra and Its Main Apps

By | 2017-09-18T18:46:49+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Mac Tips|

Although Apple’s eye-catching Desktop image of the High Sierra mountains makes it easy to confirm that your Mac is running High Sierra, the most noteworthy new features are invisible! These changes are aimed at improving your Mac’s performance. But, don’t worry that there’s nothing new in High Sierra to play with—you’ll find plenty to do [...]

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Why iOS 11 Is the Most Important Version Yet for iPad Users

By | 2017-09-18T19:16:37+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Mac Tips|

Apple has long argued that you can use the iPad for productivity but hasn’t backed that claim up with the necessary features in iOS. Until now, that is, with the new iPad-centric capabilities of iOS 11. These changes mean that an iPad running iOS 11 is more like a Mac, and that’s a good thing [...]

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7 Great New Features in watchOS 4

By | 2017-09-18T19:17:23+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Mac Tips|

With watchOS 4 now arriving on Apple Watch users’ wrists, it’s time to make sure you aren’t missing out on any of the important features—and to share a few tips for how to use them. watchOS 4 works on all Apple Watch models, even the original Apple Watch. It does require iOS 11, so if [...]

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The Top Features You’ll Want to Try in iOS 11

By | 2017-09-18T19:18:02+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Mac Tips|

Even if you’re not buying a new iPhone this year, you can still enjoy a hefty dose of “New and Improved!” with Apple’s iOS 11, which provides a host of new capabilities. Hold on tight, there’s a lot to cover, and we have another article coming about the iPad-specific changes in iOS 11.   Getting [...]

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Apple Introduces iPhone 8, iPhone X, Apple Watch Series 3, and Apple TV 4K

By | 2017-09-18T19:18:32+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Mac Tips|

At its highly anticipated product announcement event at the new Steve Jobs Theater, Apple didn’t disappoint. The big news was the revolutionary iPhone X, which eliminates the Home button and unlocks by recognizing your face. Apple also announced the evolutionary iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus; a cellular-capable Apple Watch Series 3; and the Apple [...]

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Reach Out and 3D Touch Something

By | 2017-09-18T19:19:12+00:00 September 16th, 2017|Mac Tips|

Apple first unveiled 3D Touch in iOS 9 with the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, giving users of those iPhones a new way of interacting with apps, but 3D Touch didn’t catch on until Apple released the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, and gave it broader support in iOS 10. Another year later, and 3D [...]

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Here’s How to Flip between a Mac App’s Windows with a Keystroke

By | 2017-09-18T19:20:57+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Mac Tips|

It’s easy, in some apps, to end up with oodles of open windows. You can usually switch between them by clicking those you can see or by choosing one from the Window menu, but wouldn’t it be nice to cycle through them from the keyboard, much as you can cycle through active apps with Command-Tab? [...]

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Ever Wondered How to Search within a Web Page in Safari in iOS?

By | 2017-09-18T19:21:28+00:00 September 10th, 2017|Mac Tips|

Picture yourself looking for something specific on a long Web page on the small iPhone screen. Did you know that you can search through just the text of the page? Tap the Share  button, and in the bottom row of icons, swipe left until you see Find on Page. Tap that, and then enter the [...]

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Important Steps to Take Before You Upgrade macOS

By | 2017-09-18T19:22:23+00:00 September 9th, 2017|Mac Tips|

Keeping the macOS operating system up to date is very important to make sure you are getting all the best features, and, more importantly, security updates from Apple. Upgrades, and updates (which are very different), to macOS are installed using the App Store app on your Mac which can be opened from the Applications folder, [...]

When Should You Upgrade to macOS 10.13 High Sierra, iOS 11, watchOS 4, and tvOS 11?

By | 2017-09-18T19:23:16+00:00 September 9th, 2017|Mac Tips|

To every thing there is a season, and we’re fast approaching the time when Apple harvests the fruit of the last year and releases new versions of macOS, iOS, watchOS, and tvOS. There are no major surprises here, since Apple announced the new versions in June and public betas have been available since that announcement. [...]

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