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How to Use the New Handwashing Timer in watchOS 7

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we've continuously been admonished to wash our hands with soap and hot water for at least 20 seconds after touching any surface that might harbor the virus. watchOS 7 includes a helpful handwashing timer and reminder app that tells you how long to keep washing your hands. It can even tell you to wash your hands when you get home.

Deeper Dive: A Detailed Look at Apple’s September 15, 2020 Event

Apple held its "Time Flies" event yesterday (September 15, 2020), which was a tightly-paced one-hour video presentation featuring new Apple Watches, new services, and new iPads. In this post, we'll take a detailed look at each of the announcements and their impact on Apple fans.

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How to Change Your Login Password in macOS

The password of your user account in macOS is known as your login password. It's the password you use to log in to your Mac and make certain changes, such as installing software. But have you ever forgotten it? If so, you can often reset it – this article shows several different ways. Hopefully, one of them will work for you!

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OWC RADiO: Steve Reed – Worship Gear & Tech

Steve, along with his wife and children, comprise the worship group, Steve & Shawn. Steve is an avid learner and teacher by nature. His extensive travels as a guest minister, long history of serving in the church, and recording industry experience provide a fresh perspective on how technology can help the church.

How to Reply to or Forward Messages in Mail in macOS

With Mail on macOS, it’s easy to reply to or forward messages (and it may get even easier with macOS Big Sur this fall – stay tuned). What’s more, if a message contains attachments, you can include them if you wish. Here’s how...

4th Gen iPod with Green Mental Health Awareness ribbon

Retro Apple Postscript: How an iPod Saved My Life

Every once in awhile, even a tech blogger needs to open up about his or her personal life. After submitting my recent iPod article to my editor, I mentioned that writing that post brought back some not-so-pleasant memories along with the good ones. He asked that I share my experience in hopes that perhaps I can help someone else with GAD or another mental health disorder.

Creating Video Content From Your Home Studio [FREE WORKSHOP]

Join us for a free 1-hour OWC workshop on Thursday, September 17th, to discuss the best ways to create video content that is creative and can reach a broad audience. Our guests will be creators with fantastic videos that have gone viral and stand out on YouTube for their creativity, quality, and effective promotion or sharing. This workshop will cover the philosophy and process for generating highly creative videos that create super fans of your audience so that they want to share your content like crazy.

“With careful planning and a little team effort, sustainability is synonymous with success.”

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Read This Before Buying a 2020 27-inch iMac to Save Big!

There's no doubt about it. As we noted in an earlier post, Apple's new 27-inch iMac 5K for 2020 is a beast of a machine. With 10-core availability, all Solid State Drives, True Tone Retina display with a nano-texture glass option, faster GPU, T2 chip security, and up to 128 GB of RAM, you may finally be ready to make the leap into a new machine. It's completely understandable. But before you do, do yourself a favor and consider the one thing that is still user-upgradable after your purchase: the memory.

$199 Wheel Kit Solution for the 2019 Mac Pro Now Available

Introducing the new OWC Rover Pro – a toolless, patent-pending, made in the USA design that allows users to add wheels to the 2019 Mac Pro in under two minutes. Factory-finish, matching stainless-steel housings feature 360-degree articulating wheels with non-marring soft rubber tread install and include stops to keep your Mac Pro in place and offer the freedom of mobility when needed.