What should you do when you find that your Mac has slowed down noticeably, and is often exhibiting the rotating beachball “wait” cursor. If your Mac starts doing this after months and years of running normally, there is something wrong and you need do some troubleshooting to find and fix the problem. The first thing … Read moreHow To Speed Up a Sluggish Mac
by Phil Davis As everyone knows by now having an external drive to backup your irreplaceable files is an important part of your computer setup. ￼ In the past I have talked about options for backing up using TimeMachine for versioned backups and Carbon Copy Cloner or SuperDuper! for clone backups (http://ocalamug.org/wp10/learning-center/backup-tips/). Once you have … Read moreExternal Backup Drive Tips
source: http://osxdaily.com/2012/04/19/recover-disk-space-omnidisksweeper-mac-os-x/ Running out of disk space is no fun and Mac users with smaller drives need to be particularly aware ofavailable disk space. The OS X Finder Search feature can be used to find large files but if you’re really serious about managing disk space and tracking down unnecessary large files and folders, you should use … Read moreHow to Recover Hard Disk Space with OmniDiskSweeper
by Phil Davis Here are 3 easy ways to take screenshots on a Mac. Use Keyboard Shortcuts Screenshots can be made using these shortcuts. Capture screen and save to file CMD+SHIFT+3 Capture screen and save to clipboard CMD+CTRL+SHIFT+3 Capture a selection and save to file CMD+SHIFT+4 Capture a selection and save to clipboard CMD+CTRL+SHIFT+4 Use … Read moreHow to Take a Screenshot on a Mac
Question What do all those security terms mean? Malware, worms, viruses, trojan horses, spyware, adware, rootkits. Answer Malware, short for malicious software, is software designed to secretly access a computer system without the owner’s informed consent. Malware includes computer viruses, worms, trojan horses, spyware, dishonest adware, scareware, crimeware, most rootkits, and other malicious and unwanted … Read moreWhat do all those security terms mean?
No matter what program you’re running on your Mac, you can usually speed up using a program by performing a Mac keyboard shortcut rather than use your mouse to point to a menu and select a command. The following is a list of the most common Mac keyboard shortcuts that can speed up working with … Read moreCommon Mac Program Shortcut Keystrokes
Answer: Setting what page you see (Home Page) when you open your browser is an easy task, regardless of what Operating System or Browser you use. You can select any web page to be the opening page. Some people use their hometown newspaper or favorite news site. Others open to their ISP Web Mail, gmail, … Read moreHow do I set my browser’s home page?