Here’s How to Make Screenshots and Screen Recordings with Mojave’s New Interface

You probably fall into one of two camps: people who haven’t the foggiest idea what pressing Command-Shift-3 or Command-Shift-4 do on the Mac, and those who use those keyboard shortcuts regularly to take screenshots. Either way, macOS 10.14 Mojave makes it easier than ever to create a still image of what’s on your Mac’s [...]

By |2018-11-02T13:43:57+00:00November 30th, 2018|Mac Tips|Comments Off on Here’s How to Make Screenshots and Screen Recordings with Mojave’s New Interface

To Update macOS 10.14 Mojave, Use This New System Preferences Pane

For years, you’ve used the App Store app to install operating system and app updates on your Mac. That’s still true for apps, but with macOS 10.14 Mojave, Apple moved operating system updates to the new Software Update preference pane, which replaces the old App Store preference pane. Open System Preferences > Software Update [...]

By |2018-11-02T13:41:44+00:00November 27th, 2018|Mac Tips|Comments Off on To Update macOS 10.14 Mojave, Use This New System Preferences Pane

What Are All These New Privacy Request Dialogs in Mojave?

With macOS 10.14 Mojave, Apple has beefed up the Mac’s privacy so it more closely resembles privacy in iOS. You’ve noticed that when you launch a new app on your iPhone or iPad, it often prompts for access to your photos or contacts, the camera or microphone, and more. The idea behind those prompts is [...]

By |2018-11-20T14:10:13+00:00November 16th, 2018|Mac Tips|Comments Off on What Are All These New Privacy Request Dialogs in Mojave?

Have You Noticed That Mojave’s Dock Shows Recent Applications?

The Mac’s Dock gives you quick access to frequently used apps, documents, and folders, and makes it easy to switch to a running app. In macOS 10.14 Mojave, the Dock has another feature: a list of apps you’ve used recently that aren’t on your default Dock. Icons for these apps appear between your Dock’s [...]

By |2018-10-01T14:08:40+00:00November 6th, 2018|Mac Tips|Comments Off on Have You Noticed That Mojave’s Dock Shows Recent Applications?

Use Continuity Camera to Scan Documents and Take Photos Right into Mac Documents

Have you found yourself composing an email message on your Mac while staring glumly at the receipt or document you need to scan and attach to the message? Adding that scan to the message isn’t impossible, but until macOS 10.14 Mojave, it hasn’t necessarily been easy. It’s super simple now, thanks to a new [...]

By |2018-10-01T14:17:03+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Mac Tips|Comments Off on Use Continuity Camera to Scan Documents and Take Photos Right into Mac Documents

Seriously Cool Features of macOS 10.14 Mojave You Won’t Want to Miss

With last year’s macOS 10.13 High Sierra, Apple made no sweeping changes, instead focusing on refinements and bug fixes. In keeping with the company’s alternating cycle of releases, this year’s macOS 10.14 Mojave boasts plenty of new features. Dark Mode and Dynamic Desktop In a major visual change, Mojave features a new Dark mode [...]

By |2018-09-06T19:08:40+00:00October 5th, 2018|Mac Tips|Comments Off on Seriously Cool Features of macOS 10.14 Mojave You Won’t Want to Miss

Back Up Before Upgrading to Mojave or iOS 12!

Poll a room of Apple experts about the one topic they can’t stop talking about and many will launch into frustrated rants about how too few people back up. Backups are always important, since you can never predict when your Mac or iPhone will be lost or stolen, melt in a fire, or just [...]

By |2018-09-06T19:05:53+00:00September 28th, 2018|iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Comments Off on Back Up Before Upgrading to Mojave or iOS 12!

Sneak Preview of What’s Coming from Apple This Fall

At Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference keynote on June 4th, the company unveiled the first developer versions of all four of its operating systems: macOS 10.14 Mojave, iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12. They won’t be available until this fall, likely in September or October, but here is a glimpse of what you can [...]

By |2018-06-07T13:57:57+00:00June 8th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Sneak Preview of What’s Coming from Apple This Fall