June 2024

In Your Face App Guarantees That You Notice Appointment Alerts

By |June 11th, 2024|Categories: Mac, Mac Tips|Tags: , , , , |

It’s easy to get caught up in what you’re doing and miss an alert for a Zoom meeting or a reminder to leave for an appointment. The Mac app In Your Face ensures that [...]

Nine Tips for Switching from an iPhone with Touch ID to One with Face ID

By |June 7th, 2024|Categories: iOS Tips|Tags: , , , |

In 2013, Apple added Touch ID to the Home button of the iPhone 5S. Taking advantage of the uniqueness of fingerprints, Touch ID combines the Home button press to wake up the iPhone with [...]

May 2024

Open the Mac’s Control Center with This Obscure Keyboard Shortcut

By |May 28th, 2024|Categories: Mac Tips|Tags: , , , |

With macOS 13 Ventura, Apple brought Control Center from iOS to the Mac, providing a unified interface for features that users need to turn on and off regularly or that receive frequent adjustments, like [...]

Four Solutions to Gotchas in macOS 14 Sonoma

By |May 24th, 2024|Categories: Mac Tips|Tags: , , , |

We’re seeing an increasing number of people switching to macOS 14 Sonoma, and for the most part, things are going well. However, Apple introduced some new features—and turned them on by default—that are causing [...]

Stay Alert! Voice Phishing Used in Recent Ransomware Attacks

By |May 14th, 2024|Categories: Mac Tips|Tags: , , , |

All it took for MGM Resorts International to be compromised with ransomware was a quick phone call, which some now call “voice phishing” or “vishing.” An attacker using LinkedIn information to pose as an [...]

Want to Password-Protect a PDF? Follow These Best Practices

By |May 10th, 2024|Categories: Mac Tips|Tags: , , , |

We periodically field questions about password-protecting a PDF to prevent the wrong people from reading it. Lawyers want to ensure that drafts of legal documents don’t fall into the wrong hands, financial advisers want [...]

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