Do you ever wish you had a method of saving documents from whatever application you are working in…and then be able to locate them later? Read about Chris Breen’s suggestion.
Admit it – you’re drowning in apps. Get inspiration from this article and start cleaning up your Mac and iOS devices.
BE PREPARED! Read this now. Hard drive disaster will strike.
Information for your memory bank. Remember this if you ever need to recover photos that are lost during an import.
By now you have heard of Google decision to end its Reader Web app. What else will end? Please not Gmail! Read all about it here.
Read a TidBITS article on Google Reader alternatives.
Learn about Apple’s 2-step verification here.
Looking for a keyboard for your iPad? Watch this video and get some ideas.
There’s always something you can learn about your iPhone. Here’s where you learn about what you can do with your phone while you’re talking.
More tips for using iOS6. Make sure you check out all 33 tips. Submitted by Mary Nesset (SMUG and MIAMUG).
If you’re passing your old Mac on or selling it, this information should be of help to you.
Here’s a solution to the problem of filling out a form (PDF format) and sending it to Windows user, only to find out that the form was empty. There isn’t a problem if recipient is another Mac user.
Both of these articles are part of the MacWorld Mac 101 series. Take a look and learn.
This link is a result of a SMUG member whose provider requested that he change the Apple Mail port. This action lead to problems that the provider couldn’t resolve but Apple support did! After resetting each Mail account, delete the passwords in Keychain Access. The link above takes you to a diagnostic tool provided by Apple support.
TidBits article gives you information on Adobe Flash Player vulnerability. Suggestion is to remove it from your Mac and then install Google Chrome, even if you just use Chrome for sites that need Flash. Read this article to get the full story.
Lots to read and learn on this site. Take a look and keep it on your radar. Just to get you started…here’s some of what you’ll find. Don’t limit yourself to these links – look for yourself.
Here’s iCloud: The ultimate guide.
You will need to establish an account on imore.com to use the forums. Looks like it’s worth it to read and learn.
Check out iPhone and iPad apps here.
Get into iPhone photography with the guides available here.
Don’t miss the tips section.
Before buying accessories for your devices – do some reading and research here.
Here you’ll find some links to podcasts that you may be new to you.
It’s all about security and it should be. Read this and become better informed not hacked.
Security and privacy go together. Make sure your privacy settings are equal to your comfort level.
Here’s a tip to remove unwanted email contacts from your iOS device. It does not allow you to remove an email address that is tied to a contact on your device.
How about a jump on making a Holiday 2013 gift? Take a look at how you can make a DVD full of pictures, videos and music. You only have 11 months to complete this project – get started!
Here’s another in the Mac 101 series – all about your dock. Submitted by Mary Nesset (SMUG & MIAMUG).
Get your new iPad working for you. Read about how to use your iPad as a TV. Submitted by Onita Oles (MIAMUG).
You get 5GB of iCloud storage space for FREE. If you’re bumping your limit you need to find out how to free up some space.
Need a learning project for this month. This article has some great tips for using Safari 6.
As Steve Jobs used to say, “Just one more thing”. If you’re thinking of gifting yourself with an iPad you’ll need to read this article.
Read all about it! Those troubling beachballs we all see are discussed here. You should find some answers and solutions here.
More good information here. This one helps you (using different scenarios) to restore your data from the cloud.
This guide is excellent for learning to secure your Mac. Contributed by Mary Nesset (SMUG & MIAMUG).
Apple just released iTunes 11. I’ve looked for sites to help you and me learn all about it. Begin with the Apple site (above) and then check out the other sites I’ve listed below.
Here’s a heads-up for you to watch Apple CEO, Tim Cook, interviewed by Brian Williams on Rock Center on Thursday evening, December 6.
Just a reminder that you can go here for answers to your questions. That is: Mac; software; devices; etc. It’s the Apple Support Communities and help comes from Apple users everywhere. But don’t forget the Yahoo Help Group for help from SMUG and MIAMUG members also. See the clubs’ websites for information about joining the group.
Go here for tutorials on using the Apple Support Communities above.
This is a very cool site. Take some time to look around. You’ll find it such a great asset for files you may need for busi- ness, home, kids, etc. Submitted by Gloria Groll (SMUG).
Look what you can learn here! Great basic articles on on the Macworld site, written by Christopher Breen. The series just began a month ago so keep watching for future articles. Above are links to the articles available so far. Submitted by Mary Nesset (SMUG & MIAMUG).
Are you buying the new iPad mini? Here are tips on what to do with your ‘old’ iPad
You use Gmail? You wish you used Gmail? Here are eight tips for you to make your experience more efficient. #5 is one you should take seriously. Here’s the link from the article to help you configure Google’s two-step authentication. You should do this!
If you’re using iOS 6 on your device and you are a Facebook user, this one’s for you. Read about the clean up process to solve this Facebook integration issue that may be buggin you. Submitted by Mary Nesset (SMUG and MIAMUG).
If you like some quick tips – here’s a good site. Or subscribe to their podcast and listen the day away. I think you’ll find out some stuff you didn’t know that you didn’t know.
Here’s another podcast I like to catch when I can. Visit the site and see what you think.
Here’s a link to Sarah Lane’s new iFive for the iPhone. Good listening for you to know more about your iPhone. She gives tips to good apps for you to enjoy.
Check out this link for all the TWiT shows. Click on Watch Live and see what’s on. Click on Shows to see what else is available. I listen to many of their podcasts. Take them along with you on your iPhone or iPad.
I’ve talked about this site before. I do enjoy the MacPowerUsers podcast. They discuss lots and their website provides links to all their topics. Try it out.
TidBITS is offering a second TidBITS Presents video for you. This one titled “Protecting Your Digital Life.” Worth the time spent watching it. You’ll become more aware of what cautions you should take. Watch it here or on YouTube.
Hope you watched the video mentioned above. Here’s a long but informative and technical article on the importance of good password hygiene.
1Password users (and we should all be) must be aware of the warning about Dropbox’s two-step verification.
Java security threats again!
I heard this site mentioned on the Security Now podcast.
This company is a sponsor of MacCast podcast with Adam Christiannson. Take a look this site if you feel you need more protection beyond your AppleCare on your devices or computers. Save if you visit using above link.
Apple is now in the trade-in business. Read about it here and compare Apple with the competition.
School is starting. Check out the online FREE courses you can take.
Mountain Lion is a major operating system upgrade. Take note of the advice given in this article. See the two links below.
Keep up to date on all things Mac here! Submitted by Randy Walker (MIAMUG).
Watch TidBITS Presents “Upgrading to and Using Mountain Lion”. Well worth the time spent learning!
This site requires membership but it’s the BEST at giving you tutorials to learn about your Mac and Mac apps, etc. Take a look, try it out.
This article on the Sophos site begins with this warning: Please don’t forward an email to all your friends just because it asks you to. You shouldn’t forward chain letters even if they’re true. You definitely shouldn’t forward them if they’re false. Please read on!