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Is your Mac forgetful? Try this simple, easy repair

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Is your Mac forgetful? Try this simple, easy repair

If you have a Mac that forgets settings for screen resolution, time zone, sound volume, or others, there may be an easy remedy by resetting the NVRAM (nonvolatile random-access memory), so it’s worth a try. Does your...

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Changing resolution for larger displays is simple and quick

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Changing resolution for larger displays is simple and quick

If you have already or may in the future, purchase a large screen for your computer, you may want to try different resolutions to see if you like one over another. It’s very simple and it won’t...

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Customize your laptop’s track pad to use finger gestures for easier control

Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Customize your laptop’s track pad to use finger gestures for easier control

The track pad on your Mac laptop gives you the flexibility to customize the movement of your fingers across your track pad in certain ways that can give you instant control of options such as: show desktop,...

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Use task manager to stop programs from starting up automatically

Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Use task manager to stop programs from starting up automatically

When you boot up your PC, there can be numerous programs that run when Windows loads and these programs will run in the background whether you use them or not. Taking a few minutes to disable these...

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Helpful tips explained for exporting, importing favorites from Safari, Edge and Google Chrome

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Helpful tips explained for exporting, importing favorites from Safari, Edge and Google Chrome

Importing and exporting favorites, also called “bookmarks,” from one browser to another is quite easy to do. Safari, Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome all allow you to export and import your favorites. Each browser will save your...

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How to quickly make a backup of your most important data

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

How to quickly make a backup of your most important data

It doesn’t matter who you are; everyone struggles with backing up their data on a regular basis. Some are better at it than others, but it is rarely convenient. You can use a third party to back...

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How to hook up a second display to your Mac

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

How to hook up a second display to your Mac

Using a second monitor as you do your work or play provides added room for more open windows at the same time, or just a place you can play a movie or do your research without having...

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Allowing others to use your Mac while protecting your files

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Allowing others to use your Mac while protecting your files

Most of us really don’t want others to use our Macs, but there are some cases where a family member or friend may need to use our machine. Setting up a guest user account allows them to...

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It’s easy to regulate the bandwidth to download, upload Windows files

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

It’s easy to regulate the bandwidth to download, upload Windows files

In Windows 10, you can now choose how much bandwidth (the speed of data transfer) will be used to download and upload Windows Update files. This can be particularly helpful if you find downloading your updates is...

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How to use AirDrop to transfer files between iPhone and Mac

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

How to use AirDrop to transfer files between iPhone and Mac

I get asked all of the time about the best way to transfer photos, videos and other files from an iPhone to a Mac. I tell them I like using AirDrop, but it can be finicky to use...

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