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Looking for More Image Editing Power than Photos Can Provide?

By | 2018-01-25T17:13:52+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Mac Tips|

In macOS 10.13 High Sierra, Apple significantly enhanced the editing capabilities of Photos on your Mac, adding tools for adjusting specific colors, fine-tuning color and contrast via curves, and even focusing an image with vignetting. But it still lacks many features found in other image editors, including applying a filter to an arbitrary portion of [...]

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Safari’s Site-Specific Settings Allow You To Adjust Web Site Behavior

By | 2018-01-08T14:20:17+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Mac Tips|

Although macOS 10.13 High Sierra was light on new features, it did bring one welcome addition to Safari—site-specific settings. Imagine that you regularly visit a blog that you prefer to read using Safari’s Reader view. Rather than invoke it each time you visit, you can now set Safari to use Reader automatically on that site. [...]

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Stop Paying Too Much for a Family’s iCloud Drive Storage

By | 2017-11-03T02:40:49+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Mac Tips|

Apple gives iCloud users 5 GB of free storage, but that fills up fast with iCloud Photo Library, iOS backups, iBooks, and more. Until iOS 11 and macOS 10.13 High Sierra, each person in a family had to buy extra iCloud space separately. Happily, Apple has now made it so everyone in a Family Sharing [...]

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Merge Recognized Faces in Photos in Both iOS and macOS

By | 2017-11-03T02:42:21+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Mac Tips|

An extremely welcome under-the-hood change in iOS 11 and macOS 10.13 High Sierra is that Photos facial recognition syncs across iCloud Photo Library. Previously, people you identified on one of your devices remained unidentified on others. But what if Photos now identifies the same person twice, such that they have two separate entries in the [...]

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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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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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Make Sure to Get Sierra before High Sierra Ships

By | 2017-09-18T19:24:23+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Mac Tips|

Assuming Apple continues its previous practices, once macOS 10.13 High Sierra comes out, it will become impossible to download macOS 10.12 Sierra unless you have already downloaded it. That could be awkward if you want to upgrade an older Mac to Sierra at any point after High Sierra ships, since you won’t be able to [...]

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Apple Wows at WWDC with the New HomePod, iMacs, iPad Pros, and OSes

By | 2017-09-18T19:30:39+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Mac Tips|

Apple used the keynote address at its annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) in early June to unveil new versions of macOS, iOS, and watchOS, new iMacs and faster notebooks, and new iPad Pros. In a “one last thing” announcement that hearkened back to the days of Steve Jobs, the company also gave a sneak peek [...]

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