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What You Need to Know about Face ID on the iPhone X

By | 2017-12-22T16:49:14+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|Mac Tips|

Apple’s new iPhone X does away with the Home button, which has been a fixture since the original iPhone and has long served as the Touch ID sensor. To replace Touch ID, Apple developed a new facial recognition technology called Face ID. With Face ID, the iPhone X scans your face to authenticate you instead [...]

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What Is a Fusion Drive, and Why Should You Care?

By | 2017-11-03T02:55:42+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Mac Tips|

There are two basic types of storage devices available today: hard disk drives and solid-state drives. For the lowest cost per gigabyte, you can’t go wrong with a hard drive, and they come in truly massive sizes—up to a whopping 8 terabytes. However, they’re relatively slow. For speed, you want a solid-state drive, also known [...]

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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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PSA: Beware Tech Support Scams!

By | 2017-09-18T19:23:52+00:00 September 9th, 2017|Mac Tips|

Apple does a great job with Macs, iPhones, and iPads, but stuff goes wrong all the time—as professional providers of technical support we know that better than anyone. So we’re really cheesed off by tech support scams that try to defraud unsuspecting users in the name of fixing problems that don’t exist. Here’s how to [...]

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Understanding Desktop and Documents Folder Syncing

By | 2017-09-18T19:25:39+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Mac Tips|

Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to edit the same files on your iMac and your MacBook without copying them back and forth manually or using a service like Dropbox or Google Drive? That has been possible in Apple’s iCloud Drive for some time, but it was clumsy to store files in iCloud Drive [...]

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