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New Tutorial: Tutor for macOS Mojave now available!

I’m happy to announce that my latest tutorial is now available. This tutorial is several hours long, but don’t worry, it’s out up into over 80 bite size lessons.The tutorial is also divided into sections including getting started with the Mac, working with the Menu Bar, working with the Dock, Whats new in Mojave, troubleshooting, and more. There’s a lot of information packed in this tutorial.

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Sharing Files using AirDrop on your Mac

Have you ever wanted to share a file on your Mac with your iPad or iPhone? Not sure how? In this lesson from my Tutor for macOS Mojave, I show you how to do just that – share a file from a Mac to an iPhone, and share a file from the iPhone back to the Mac using AirDrop. You can also use AirDrop to share to another Mac or form one iOs device to another! And it’s pretty easy to use, once you have it setup. If you aren’t sure about how AirDrop can help you, take a look at this video. Hope it helps!

Dan Wassink

A Tiny Screw Shows Why iPhones Won’t Be ‘Assembled in U.S.A.’ – The New York Times

Interesting. It’d be pretty tough to introduce manufacturing back into the US. It’s nice that Apple tried, but the economics of it all makes it not very plausible. A Tiny Screw Shows Why iPhones Won’t Be ‘Assembled in U.S.A.’ – The New York Times: But when Apple began making the $3,000 computer in Austin, Tex., […]

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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.

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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 […]

Dan Wassink

Jony Ive interview: Apple design guru on how he created the new iPad – and the philosophy behind it | The Independent

Jony Ive interview: Apple design guru on how he created the new iPad – and the philosophy behind it | The Independent: “I think your responsibility actually goes further back than that,” he says. “It starts with the determination not to fall into the trap of just making things different. Because when a product has been highly […]

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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 […]