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Swiping Back and Forth between Web Pages for Easier Navigation

By | 2018-02-02T16:25:27+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Mac Tips|

For navigation, every Web browser offers back and forward buttons, generally represented by arrows in the upper left of the toolbar. You can also navigate by choosing menu commands and typing keyboard shortcuts—did you know that Command-Left Arrow and Command-Right arrow work too? But if you’re using a Mac with a trackpad, you can move [...]

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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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How to Get Back to Siri’s Web Results Quickly

By | 2017-11-03T02:43:14+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Mac Tips|

Ask Siri to search the Web and you’ll get five results back from Google (not Bing anymore!). Tap one and it opens in Safari. But what if that page doesn’t contain the information you want? How do you get back to Siri’s results? The easy way is to tap the little Siri button that appears in [...]

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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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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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Use Command Keys to Open Safari Bookmarks or Tabs

By | 2017-09-19T12:00:03+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Mac Tips|

In 2015, Apple quietly changed the behavior of the Command-1 through Command-9 keys in Safari on the Mac. Before then, pressing Command-1 would open the first bookmark on your Favorites bar. Now, however, Command-1 switches to the first tab, Command-2 opens the second tab, and so on. If that’s not how you want to work, [...]

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