May 2022

Did You Know That You Can Run iPhone and iPad Apps on an M1-based Mac?

By |May 27th, 2022|Categories: iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Tags: , , , |

Much has been written about the performance benefits of Apple’s M1 family of chips, but you may not have realized that M1-based Macs can also run many iPhone and iPad apps. It makes sense, [...]

Copy and Paste Like a Pro with a Clipboard Utility

By |May 20th, 2022|Categories: Mac Tips|Tags: , , , |

For our money, perhaps the most unheralded innovation of the computer age is Copy and Paste. No one thinks about the clipboard—that virtual shelf where copied text and images sit—because it just works. We [...]

iOS 15 Brings Back the Text Magnifier, but Trackpad Mode Is Easier

By |May 17th, 2022|Categories: iOS Tips|Tags: , , , |

Prior to iOS 13, when you were editing text on an iPhone or iPad, Apple provided a magnifying glass that showed the position of the insertion point. It worked, but was clumsier than just [...]

Understanding What “Vintage” and “Obsolete” Mean for Apple Products

By |May 13th, 2022|Categories: iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Tags: , , , |

Macs—and Apple products in general—tend to last a long time. It’s not unusual to see someone happily using an 8-year-old MacBook Pro. As much as it’s environmentally responsible to use electronics as long as [...]

Apple Discontinues macOS Server—Start Your Migration Plans

By |May 10th, 2022|Categories: Mac Tips|Tags: , , , |

In a move that should surprise no one, Apple has discontinued macOS Server, which started out as a server-focused version of Mac OS X and eventually morphed into a set of add-on network servers [...]

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