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#Howto …move Time Machine to a new drive #apple #backup #Mac

Apple’s Time Machine is an effortless way to ensure that your data is being backed up. If you are new to Apple or haven’t set…

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#Howto … manage your #photos library #osx #Mac #apple

There is a lot of great advice on the web about the various ways to manage your digital photographs.  Apple’s latest Cloud storage and sync service based around their Photos.app is one of the more recent developments. This service has improved significantly over recent years and is a simple solution for most as long as […]

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#Howto … use keyboard shortcuts on your #Mac for greater #productivity

Apple have invested in technologies for us to use touch and gestures to control the various devices we have both in the OS and iOS…

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#Howto …use Instagram on your Mac #instagram #iMac #MacBook #apple #photo

As with many mobile apps, sometimes the only access to your stuff from a Mac is via Safari. You can simply log in here which enables…

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#Howto …make your Apple ID work for you #Apple #iPhone #iPad #Mac

It wasn’t until recently that you could use an Apple email address to create an Apple ID. A ridiculous concept for this market leader. For…

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#Apple icons, design and type by Susan Kare #graphics #design

Watch this short video by Susan Kare, graphic designer about the design of icons and typeface for some of the major media brands in the…

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#Howto … teach Siri to understand & say names

Have you ever struggled to get Siri to understand your voice commands and to play back the correct pronunciation of your contacts? Avoid any more…

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#HighSierra macOS Server – what’s new?

*Now it wouldn’t be Apple if they updated one of their key applications and didn’t spell out what has changed. I should know better (!)…

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#Howto … use QuickTime Player for screen recording

Apple’s QuickTime Player is a background app that generally launches when you open a movie file. It’s now capable of recording your activity on your…

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#Howto … get your texts on ALL your Apple devices

From your iPhone and iPad (if you have both) Settings Select Messages Messages Select Text Message Forwarding Text Message Forwarding Select your phone number in…

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How to… get ready for Apple updates…coming soon! #iOS11 #macOSHighSierra

There has been a lot of anticipation for the new system updates for iOS and macOS… The press and the social media rumour mill have…

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@devontech fix for DEVONthink Pro Office

Some of you may have noticed an issue with launching DEVONthink Pro office recently. This is a little concerning at first as the app fails…

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#Apple improves Pages, Numbers & Keynote

Apple recently updated its iWork suite and these iOS, macOS and iCloud apps now offer a new library of 500 professionally drawn shapes. In addition…

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#Howto … build relationships with your #iPhone and #Siri

Did you know that you can personalize Siri to understand who’s important in your life and then use Siri to engage with those key relationships?…

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@1password new Travel Mode – security & privacy for travellers

I am a huge fan of 1password as the best cross platform password manager out there. I have been a user for several years and…

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iCloud security changes

This Macworld article is useful information for those who use iCloud for app syncing. If you use iCloud for email, calendar events, or contacts with…

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macOS Sierra update

Apple have released on update to their latest OS for the Mac. The update is a sequential update to improve security, stability and compatibility of your…

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@apple new cross platform file system

APFS – Apple File System (Cult of Mac) Apple has quietly updated the filing system behind both its macOS and iOS platforms and suggests closer…

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#DEVONthink Pro Office – podcasts

Since the introduction of an updated iOS app for DEVONthink and the new secure sync options, there have been a number of reviews and discussion…

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@1Password for Mac on new MacBook Pros

1Password for Mac gets support for Touch Bar & Touch ID on new MacBook Pro Share this reboot

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App review: Duet Display

Purpose: iPad as an additional Mac display I sometimes use my iPad Pro as a second screen to my 13″ MacBook Pro for design applications…

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#macOS Sierra heads up

Appleinsider provide a useful heads up to some functionality that is currently not working when you update to the new MacOS Sierra. They have highlighted…

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#Howto …assign #OSX applications to specific virtual desktops

With Apple’s Mac OS encouraging multi-tasking and with the performance of the latest hardware, we now have the ability to run multiple applications at any…

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#Howto …present with #keynote on your #Mac , #iPad & #iPhone

Apple’s Keynote for OSX and iOS provides a great and intuitive alternative to the staple Microsoft Powerpoint. The OSX and iOS versions are now closer…

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#Howto … use safe mode for #Mac start up

Apple’s support page to help you resolve issues that might keep your Mac from completely starting up, try safe mode. To start up your Mac in…

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Understanding Mac OS X Disk Utility

Maintaining your Mac should be part of a regular routine and Apple’s OS X has a number of built in tools to assist. Disk Utility…

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Should you use Apple’s Time Machine?

the Mac Observer asks should you use Apple’s Time Machine?   Share this reboot

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#Howto … smart paste in OSX

Use this keyboard combination to enable any copied text from the web to be pasted without carrying over the formatting. Shift + Option + Command…

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#Thunderbolt Display is alive!

My previous posts, Here and again here explored the issue and various published fixes for what seems a common problem for our expensive Apple investments. Many posts explain…

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One Podcast to rule them all @MacPowerUsers – homage to @MacSparky & @KatieFloyd

Why? Mac Power Users are two legal professionals that run a weekly podcast and are one of my principle sources of knowledge on all things Apple and digital workflows.…

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