How to Take a Screenshot on a Mac

By Phil DavisPublished February 2012; Updated December 2016 Use Keyboard Shortcuts Screenshots can be made using these shortcuts. Capture screen, save to file CMD+SHIFT+3 Capture screen, save to clipboard CMD+CTRL+SHIFT+3 Capture a selection, save to file CMD+SHIFT+4 Capture a selection, save to clipboard CMD+CTRL+SHIFT+4 Use the Grab Application You can also make use of Grab … Read moreHow to Take a Screenshot on a Mac

Five Quick Tips

By Phil Davis Published December 2011; Updated December 2016 Use Spotlight to Launch Applications The simplest and fastest way to launch an application is to use Spotlight. Use the keyboard shortcut CMD+SpaceBar to open Spotlight, enter the name of the app (usually you only need the first few characters) and click on the app’s icon. … Read moreFive Quick Tips

Three Ways to Learn About Your Computer

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

What To Do When iCloud Photo Library Isn’t The Solution For You

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

How iCloud Photo Library and the Photos App Work

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

Drop POP (mail)

Editor’s Note: This article from smalldog.com echoes the advice that I gave in the May 2016 OMUG meeting. By Don Mayer, don@smalldog.com source: http://blog.smalldog.com/kibbles/kb983/ I am always amazed at the number of customers that still have AOL email accounts. What is even worse is that they are usually POP accounts and these customers are managing their … Read moreDrop POP (mail)

HGST hard disks still super reliable, Seagates have greatly improved

While the Seagate 1.5TB disks had problems, its new drives look much more reliable. by Peter Bright – Feb 16, 2016 10:48 pm UTC source: HGST hard disks still super reliable, Seagates have greatly improved | Ars Technica Cloud backup provider Backblaze has published more of its hard drive reliability data, giving a look at … Read moreHGST hard disks still super reliable, Seagates have greatly improved