External Backup Drive Tips

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

How to Recover Hard Disk Space with OmniDiskSweeper

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

How to Take a Screenshot on a Mac

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

What do all those security terms mean?

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?