Touch Bar Tips

Touch Bar Tips

The Touch Bar on MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2016) and MacBook Pro (13-inch, Late 2016, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) replaces the function keys at the top of your keyboard and gives you quick access to commands on your Mac. It changes automatically based on what you’re doing and apps that you’re using. If you need access to function keys(…)

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Dock Tips

Dock Tips

The Dock is the bar of icons that sits at the bottom or side of your screen. It provides easy access to many of the apps that come with your Mac (like Mail, Safari, and Messages). You can add your own apps, documents and folders to the Dock, too. To use an item in the Dock, click its icon.(…)

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AppleTV Tips

AppleTV Tips

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App Store Tips

App Store Tips

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Folder Basics

Folder Basics

Everything on your Mac – Documents, Pictures, Music, Apps, and more, is organized in folders. As you create documents, install apps, and do other work, you can create new folders to keep yourself organized. See your files in the Finder The Finder is the home base for your Mac. The Finder icon looks like a(…)

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Spotlight Tips

Spotlight Tips

Spotlight can find apps, documents, photos, and other files on your Mac, and use Spotlight Suggestions to get news, sports, movies, stocks, weather, and more from the web using sources like Wikipedia, Bing, Maps, and iTunes. Spotlight can even get conversions, calculations, and definitions for you. Tip:   You can drag the Spotlight window anywhere on the desktop and(…)

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Window Basics

Window Basics

Most of the information on your Mac is displayed in windows, including Finder windows and app windows. When you have multiple windows open, only one is active. When an app window is active, the menu bar contains the app’s name. Some windows that you open within apps, such as the Fonts window, always appear in front of(…)

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Tips for Windows switchers

Tips for Windows switchers

Right click Click the right corner of your Apple mouse, or click with two fingers on your Apple trackpad. You can change this in Mouse and Trackpad preferences. Scroll, swipe, click Settings for scroll direction, swipe gestures, and button assignments are also in Mouse and Trackpad preferences. Close & resize windows Buttons for closing, minimizing, and maximizing(…)

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App Store Tips

App Store Tips

App Store overview Shopping for apps is easy and fun in the App Store. You can choose from thousands of apps developed just for your Mac—browse, read about apps, buy the ones you want, write reviews, and even keep macOS and your apps up to date. All you need is an Apple ID. If you(…)

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Siri Tips

Siri Tips

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Desktop Tips

Desktop Tips

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@iTunes

@iTunes

Get all iTunes Tweets of iTunesFestival, iTunesMovies, iTunesMusic, iTunesPodcasts, iTunesTV, iTunesTrailers, iTunesU, Beats1 and BeatsSupport right from your MacOS/OS X Dashboard. ↓ Download

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@Apple

@Apple

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@AppleSupport

@AppleSupport

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@AppleNews

@AppleNews

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@AppStore

@AppStore

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@Beats1

@Beats1

Apple Music’s 24/7 worldwide radio station. Get the latest Tweets on @Beats1 right from your MacOS/OS X Dashboard. ↓ Download

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Siri Tips

Siri Tips

Like Siri on your iOS devices, Siri on your Mac is your intelligent personal assistant that helps you multitask and get things done just by asking. For example, while you work on a document, you can ask Siri to send a message to your coworker saying that the document is on the way—without having to stop(…)

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Disable System Integrity Protection (SIP)

Disable System Integrity Protection (SIP)

MacOS Sierra has a stricter Gatekeeper with not allowing Apps from unidentified developers and as a result will annoy us with saying that application is damaged and cannot be opened. How to Disable System Integrity Protection (SIP) for MacOS Sierra? With the following 2 options: Option 1 For a certain application run in Terminal: sudo(…)

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MacOS Dashboard Links

MacOS Dashboard Links

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WWDC 2016 Keynote

WWDC 2016 Keynote

At WWDC Apple made lots of major announcements. iOS 10 is Apple biggest release yet, with incredible features in Messages and an all-new design for Maps, Photos, and Apple Music. With macOS Sierra, Siri makes its debut on your desktop and Apple Pay comes to the web. The latest watchOS offers easier navigation and a(…)

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MacBook

MacBook SMC Firmware Update 1.5 This update addresses a rare issue on some Apple notebooks where a battery that has accumulated more than 1000 charge cycles may unexpectedly shut down or stop functioning. Jan 30, 2013 Download MacBook (Mid 2010) EFI Firmware Update 2.1 This update enables Lion Recovery from an Internet connection on MacBook(…)

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Downgrade macOS Sierra to El Capitan

Downgrade macOS Sierra to El Capitan

There are three key aspects when you are considering a downgrade from macOS Sierra to El Capitan. These are as follows: First You will have to Erase the macOS Sierra from your Mac Next you will have to Re-install El Capitan Check that your System is stable Usually this process is pretty easy and safe(…)

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macOS Sierra

macOS Sierra

macOS Sierra Siri The Good – This is an amazing thing. It appears Apple has made Siri for Mac more powerful than on other devices, which makes sense considering the Mac has more power. Siri on Mac can complete just about every instruction you could give it on a phone but additionally, can do more complex things(…)

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Apps included with your Mac

Apps included with your Mac

Your Mac comes with a lot of fun and useful apps already installed. You can open some of these apps from the Dock. To see and open all of the apps, click the Launchpad icon. Popular apps By default, these apps aren’t in any folders in Launchpad. For more information about Launchpad, see Use Launchpad to view(…)

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