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Free Lesson: Using Hot Corners in macOS Mojave

In this free lesson for my upcoming Tutor for macOS Mojave, I look at how to use Hot Corners on the Mac. With Hot Corners, we can set our Mac to show the desktop or show all the open windows for an application just by moving the cursor to the corner of your display. There are other options available to including opening Mission Control, opening Launchpad, Locking the screen, and more. Hot Corners is a feature I use on a daily basis and is one of my favorite macOS features.

Free Lesson: Copying, Moving, and Grouping Files in macOS Mojave

In this free lesson for my upcoming Tutor for macOS Mojave, I look at how you move files from one folder to another by dragging and dropping, how you copy files from one folder to another by using the Option key, and how you copy files to an external drive. I also look at how you can group a selected group of files into a new folder on the Mac.

Free Lesson: Working with Documents and Folder in the Dock with macOS Mojave

In this free lesson for my upcoming Tutor for macOS Mojave, I look at how the Dock works with documents and folders in macOS Mojave. This includes how to change the folder icon when placed in the dock, the view of the contents of the folder while in the dock, and how to change the […]

Tutor for Books for the Mac – Mac, iPad, and iPhone Tutorials

I’m happy to announce that my latest tutorial, Tutor for Books for the Mac, is now available online and for download. Tutor for Books for the Mac – Mac, iPad, and iPhone Tutorials: Did you know you could read your books on the Mac with the Books app? With the Books app you can download […]

File Messages Faster in Mail in Mojave

For several versions of Mail, you’ve been able to select a message and in the Menu Bar you would choose Message > Move To Predicted Mailbox to file the email in the suggested mailbox. If the Move To command is disabled, this means the Mail app hasn’t yet learned how to move messages like the […]

Here’s How Apple Changed Sending a Photo in Messages in iOS 12

Before iOS 12, if you wanted to share a photo, you’d tap the camera button in a Messages chat and select the most recent photo you’ve taken or you could select an older photo. In iOS 12, Apple changed things so tapping the camera button only lets you take a fresh photo. To find and […]

To Update macOS 10.14 Mojave, Use This New System Preferences Pane

For years you used the App Store on your Mac to install operating system updates as well as app updates. With macOS Mojave you still update your apps through the App Store, but Apple moved operating system updates to a new preference pane in System Preferences, appropriately called Software Update. This preference pane replaces the […]

So What Are All Those Stacks of Notifications in iOS 12?

It happens to the best of us, we become overwhelmed by notifications form your iPhone or iPad, particularly with chatty friends or apps. In iOS 12, Apple added a new feature and they are now grouping notifications into stacks so you no longer see an endless screen of alerts. To expand a stack of notifications […]

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Tutor for News for the iPad now available online and for download

I’m happy to announce that my tutorial on the News app on the iPad is now available online and for download. I show you how to follow news sources and topics, set notifications up for specific news sources, love and dislike articles, and more. If you get your news from the News app on the […]

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Tutor for Books for the iPhone – Mac, iPad, and iPhone Tutorials

I’m happy to announce I have a new tutorial available for the redesigned Books app on the iPhone. Tutor for Books for the iPhone – Mac, iPad, and iPhone Tutorials: In this tutorial, I look at the re-designed Books app on the iPhone. This was formally known as iBooks in previous iOS versions. So what’s […]

Apple Updates the MacBook Air and Mac mini, and Revamps the iPad Pro

Apple threw back the curtains on significant updates to the long-ignored MacBook Air and even longer-ignored Mac mini at a special event at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Tim Cook and company then followed up with revamped 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pros, complete with an enhanced Smart Keyboard Folio and redesigned Apple Pencil. You can […]

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New Tutor for Voice Memos for the Mac Now Available

Apple introduced a new app with macOS Mojave – Voice Memos. With the new Voice Memos app on your Mac, you can record and edit voice memos. You can also edit your voice memos you’ve recorded on your iPhone or iPad with the new Voice Memos app!

Have You Noticed That Mojave’s Dock Shows Recent Applications?

With the Dock on your Mac, you have quick access to frequently used apps, documents, and folders. It also makes it easy to switch to a running app. In macOS 10.14 Mojave, the Dock has another feature: a list of apps you’ve used recently that aren’t on your default Dock. Icons for these recent apps […]

Apple Moved Control Center in iOS 12 on the iPad—Here’s Where to Find It

If you’ve been using iOS 11 or an earlier version of iOS on your iPad, you probably know that you need to swipe up from the bottom of your iPad to get to the Control Center. This works the same on the iPhone prior to iOS 12. But with the iPhone X introduced last year, […]

Make Safari Tabs Easier to Identify by Adding Icons

If you are like me, you probably end up with so many tabs in Safari that it becomes impossible to read the tab titles because they are cut oft. The good news is Safari 12—which comes with macOS 10.14 Mojave and is a free update for 10.12 Sierra and 10.13 High Sierra—now offers an option […]