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🚀 TipOff #30: How to Find Your Mac’s Model Identifier Number

Sometimes it’s not good enough to simply know that you have a 15″ Macbook Pro from—I dunno—2012? No, maybe it’s 2013… I can’t remember… That’s the problem if you are searching online for a memory upgrade or talking with Apple support, etc. You need the Model Identifier. Here’s where it is: Apple > About This…
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🚀 TipOff #29: Siri Commands: Call Me Sweetheart

Ever been called late for dinner? Wish someone would address you as Sweetheart? Well, with Siri you’re in luck! Rather than hearing the dreaded reply “I’m sorry, Dave. I’m afraid I can’t do that,” you can elicit the response...

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🚀 TipOff #27: Mac Screen Sharing via Messages

Ever needed to help a friend or family member troubleshoot their Mac? Who hasn’t? You can use Messages on your Mac to access someone else’s screen and make the job easier. Open up Messages, select the name of the...

TipOff 🚀 TipOff #26: Disable Your Mac’s...
Most Macs since 2016 no longer greet you with the iconic startup “chime” you grew to love (or hate). But if your Mac still renders the familiar tone—and you...

TipOff 🚀 TipOff #25: Use Continuity Camera...
Continuity Camera was introduced with MacOS Mojave. Continuity Camera was introduced with MacOS Mojave. This feature allows users to take a picture or scan directly into a document with...

TipOff 🚀 TipOff #24: How to Run...
Before you roll your eyes, sometimes it does come in handy (even for a self-respecting Mac fan) to run Windows. Maybe because you want to play the newest and...

TipOff 🚀 TipOff #23: Silently Change the...
Sometimes you want to change the volume on your Mac without hearing the audible “blips” that indicate its level. You can easily do this by holding the shift key...

TipOff 🚀 TipOff #22: Copy and Paste...
If you are looking for the command key symbol, or the option key symbol, or the eject key symbol for Mac—this is a one-stop page that lists the most...

TipOff 🚀 TipOff #21: How to Control-Alt-Delete...
Often abbreviated Ctrl+Alt+Del, this command (sometimes referred to as the “three-finger salute”) has been a mainstay for PC users—primarily to restart the computer if it locks up. But if...

TipOff 🚀 TipOff #20: Password Protect a...
Of course you protect your Mac with a password, but you can take your security a little further by password protecting individual folders. Open Applications → Utilities → Disk...