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Gatekeeper is Mac’s defense against malware

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Gatekeeper is Mac’s defense against malware

In macOS Sierra, the Gatekeeper feature received an upgrade too, and you should check your settings to make sure they are set to cover your Mac the way you want. If you do a search of your...

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Windows 10 Anniversary Update offers periodic Defender scanning

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Windows 10 Anniversary Update offers periodic Defender scanning

If you have installed the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, you can now set Windows Defender to do periodic scans for malware. This is a break from the past because before now, when you installed third-party antivirus software,...

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It’s time to talk about Yahoo email

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

It’s time to talk about Yahoo email

If you are still using a Yahoo email account you may want to read this article and see if you can find a correlation between your email account and some behaviors I believe are associated with it....

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How to move a folder or file in Finder

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

How to move a folder or file in Finder

For those users who have transitioned from the PC to a Mac, you may have noticed that when you use Finder, even though there is an option to “Cut” a file located in the Edit menu, it...

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Create a USB recovery drive for Windows 10

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Create a USB recovery drive for Windows 10

This USB recovery drive has come in handy for me more than one time and I recommend everyone that us using Windows 10 make one. If your Windows 10 computer has difficulty starting up, you can use...

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Optimize the storage on your Mac

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Optimize the storage on your Mac

Until recent years, most Macs came with very little storage space, making it difficult to keep all your files resident on your Mac’s hard drive. And even though you can get one now with a terabyte drive,...

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Use the Snap feature to resize windows

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Use the Snap feature to resize windows

Multitasking, like viewing a movie or television show while you work, managing your email or surfing the Internet, is easier with this feature. With huge monitors and televisions that will connect to your computer, you can view...

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Enable File Explorer to show recently used folders and files

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Enable File Explorer to show recently used folders and files

This is a new feature and you must enable it to view and open recently used folders and files directly from File Explorer. There is also a way to clear your File Explorer history with the click...

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Organizing the view of your folders and files in Finder

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Organizing the view of your folders and files in Finder

OK, I’ll admit this isn’t an earth-shattering topic, but I find that most Mac users do not set up their Finder preferences and when you see their files in Finder, they are all over the place. Some...

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New features in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

New features in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

There are some really good features that get added to Windows 10 when you install the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, such as “Dark Theme,” “Windows Hello” and “Edge Improvements.” I’ll show you how to verify if it...

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