By: Phil Davis. Published April 2013; Updated December 2016 You just bought your shiny new Mac and you are anxious to get started using it. However, you might want to take a few minutes to understand (and document) what you have before downloading all those apps. Here are three easy ways to learn about your … Read moreThree Ways to Learn About Your Computer
Thursday, December 29th, 2016 | Author: Steve Sande source: http://blog.macsales.com/39308-tech-tip-what-to-do-when-icloud-photo-library-isnt-the-solution-for-you In last week’s article, I discussed how iCloud Photo Library works to synchronize all of your photos and videos on all of your devices — Mac, iOS, Apple TV, Windows PCs and so on — so that regardless of the storage available on any device, you have access to your … Read moreWhat To Do When iCloud Photo Library Isn’t The Solution For You
Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 | Author: Steve Sande Source: http://blog.macsales.com/39270-tech-tip-how-icloud-photo-library-and-the-photos-app-work The holidays are hitting this month and that means time with family and friends as well as making memories with your iPhone or iPad camera. You might very well take enough photos or video to run out of space on your iOS device, so today we’ll discuss how the iCloud Photo … Read moreHow iCloud Photo Library and the Photos App Work
by Joe Kissel tidbits.com When you get a new Mac — whether it’s brand new or just new to you — one of your first questions is bound to be how you move all your data from your old Mac (or PC, if you’re switching platforms) to the new one. Those of us who have … Read moreHow to Migrate to a New Mac
Here is a useful video from Gary @ MacMost.
Note: this is a repost from MakeUseOf. http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/4-signs-time-replace-mac/ By Bryan Wolfe February 3, 2016 It’s no secret that Apple hardware lasts a long time. Eventually, however, the time comes when your Mac may outlast its usefulness, becoming obsolete. It’s generally pretty obvious when it’s time to replace your computer, but just in case you’re unsure here four signs that it might … Read more4 Signs It’s Time To Replace Your Mac
Use the Apple Hardware Test to Diagnose Problems You can use the Apple Hardware Test (AHT) to diagnose issues you’re having with your Mac’s hardware. This can include problems with your Mac’s display, graphics, processor, memory, and storage. The Apple Hardware Test can be used to rule out most hardware failure as the culprit when … Read moreUse the Apple Hardware Test to Diagnose Problems
By Phil Davis Joe Kissell has published the second book in his new JoeOnTech Guides series – Maintaining Your Mac. You probably will recognize Joe as the author of a number of the Take Control series of books on a variety of Mac topics. This book covers things that you can do to keep your … Read moreReview: Maintaining Your Mac, a Book by Joe Kissell
This short video gives some good quick tips for using Spotlight effectively. The video is by Joe Kissell via Macworld.