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Malwarebytes Mascot Tech Tip: How to Install and...
For years, owners of Windows PCs have had one “feature” that Mac owners have missed out on — malware. While viruses are still almost nonexistent on Macs, there is a...

Calculator-icon Tech Tip: Using Siri as a...
Sometimes pulling up the calculator on an iPhone just to make a quick calculation can take more time than if you just did the numbers on a piece of...

iOS_8 Tech Tip: An Easy Way To...
I just got back from a three-week cruise that took me to a lot of fascinating (and cold) places. Whether it was good old England, Scotland, the Shetland Islands,...

Siri being used to do currency conversions Tech Tip: Siri, Your Tireless Vacation...
Siri is surprisingly useful for foreign travel, where it can help you to ease the transition between the units used in your home country and those of the countries...


Screenshot with drop shadow Tech Tip: Get Rid Of Drop...
Writers who are grabbing screenshots for OS X articles and books often use specialized utilities that perform a number of tasks to achieve the perfect look, but the average...

YosemiteLogo Tech Tip: Shedding Some Light on...
People who need to work on their Macs in darkened rooms will find this tip useful. Most Mac users are aware of the controls on the standard keyboards that...

AppStore8_2x Tech Tip: Downloading Free Apps, Content...
Apple likes to sneak little gems into software updates that usually make life easier, fixing some annoyance or turning a multi-step process into a simple gesture. That was the case...

Where's my iPhone, dude? Tech Tip: The Apple Watch’s iPhone...
Now that you have an Apple Watch, you might find that you’re using your iPhone less to grab bits of information and send messages. Of course, your Apple Watch won’t...


OS X Calendar with Map and Weather Tech Tip: Adding Weather and Maps...
Here’s a fun and useful tip that can add more value to your Calendar appointments and events. When a location is assigned to a Calendar event, it displays not only...

About This Mac, with link to User Manual highlighted Tech Tip: Accessing Your Mac’s User...
Back when I was working as an Apple consultant, one common complaint I heard from new Mac owners was that they felt like the computer didn’t come with instructions. Sure,...

PR_KX_iphone62 Tech Tips: Using Siri to Find...
A few weeks ago a friend of mine sent out a tweet asking how he could determine who the owner of a locked iPhone was so that he could...

Safari_yosemite Tech Tips: Private Browsing in Safari...
Sometimes you’d like to keep your browsing habits away from others who might pick up your MacBook or glance at your iPhone. Perhaps you’re looking for that perfect anniversary...