Here’s a chance to broaden your knowledge of backing up your devices. Lots of good information here for you to follow.
Heres a site (idropnews.com) mentioned at January SMUG meeting. I hope you enjoy using it. Sign up to receive their Apple news. Contributed by Peter Kirchman (SMUG).
Here you’ll find some tips regarding the management of your Facebook and Twitter accounts. Get familiar with this information so you remain in control of your accounts. Contributed by Mary Nesset (SMUG & MIAMUG).
iPhone and iPad users – this is necessary information for you. Learn some tips for making the displays easier on your eyes.
Not to appear paranoid but wouldn’t you like to know if someone (besides you) is logging into your Facebook account? Learn the procedure for checking logins here.
Just saying – the Apple Watch is extremely cool. I did not think I’d enjoy it as much as It do. Read here about watchOS 3. Find out all it does and all it does for you.
This Apple TV guide was in Bookmarks in December. But if that date was before you received an Apple TV from Santa, here it is again! Good guide for seamless using of Apple TV.
Apple has recently released updates and you should be updating your software. Read about it here.
Don’t forget to bookmark this site and return to it often. You’ll learn vital tips daily about using your Mac and devices more proficiently. The tips are also available as a daily podcast. Look around on this site – soooo much here.
Here’s a great link providing directions for burning a DVD from a movie made on an iPad. Contributed by Dale Stephan (MIAMUG).
An Apple TV may be under your tree soon. That is if you’ve been good. You’ll need this great guide to set it up and use it like a master.
Here’s where you learn to use the Calendar app like a master.
Gift yourself an Apple Watch. You can do it! You won’t be sorry! There’s lots to get you ready for the experience of a lifetime right here.
Excellent guide for new owners of an iPad. If you need to brush up as a former owner – this is the place for you also.
Here’s a way to use Siri! When guests visit during the holidays, Siri can help you find the photos you want to show them in a slide show. Read about the easy procedure here. Contributed by Mary Nesset (SMUG & MIAMUG).
You’ve used various bluetooth pieces of equipment on your Mac. Here’s how to remove unwanted items from the macOS Bluetooth menu.
There’s a bit of a change in Sierra regarding using software from an ‘unsigned’ developer. Read about the procedure here. BUT be aware! Don’t accept and run randomly provided or discovered unsigned macOS apps.
Undo Trash? In iOS? Yes you can, read about it here.
Make Mail for iOS 10 work for you. Here are 6 ways you must know about.
More information for you regarding two-factor authentication. Specifically helpful for those who use calendar, contact, and email software that isn’t set up through iCloud.
Cheaper isn’t better in most cases. Watch what you’re buying. Good reading here.
More to learn about iPhoto and Photos. The more you know the more power you have.
Hoping to find a new Mac under your Christmas tree? Here’s an excellent step-by-step guide for setting up your new Mac.
More information for a new Mac owner or a review for old timers.
Read the information on this website and then save it. Everyone needs help – so here are some places and procedures to obtain help. AND don’t forget your SMUG/MIAMUG Help forum. Sign up on your club’s website.
Download (follow the link) and print this Mac Keyboard Shortcut Page for macOS Sierra. Do a search on the page (type – keyboard shortcuts) to find same page for earlier mac OS systems. Submitted by Jerry Brasseur (SMUG).
Great learning site for keyboard shortcuts for every Mac user. Submitted by Mary Nesset (SMUG & MIAMUG).
Spend some time here – you’ll see what I mean.
More for you on iOS 10. Good info here.
Watch a video on iOS 10 favorite features.
Selling your phone? Here are the top 4 things you do first!
Here is a podcast discussing macOS Sierra. Hope you enjoy listening. Make sure you subscribe to the future Macworld podcasts.
Macworld provides you with information on 6 Photos features here. It sure is worth the upgrade to Sierra.
Read about how Safari 10 handles Flash.
And finally a macOS review. Lots here to absorb.
Dig into learning all the ins and outs of using your clock on your phone.
Here’s a Mac help and support guide. You’ll find some advanced tips and tricks, as well as some help with common problems you can fix on your own. Don’t miss any of the four pages.
Here’s a handy site. Verify your mail settings here, so when you’re setting up your mail account you have all the info you need.
Find My iPhone isn’t limited to the iPhone – it’s also available for the iPad, iPod touch, Apple Watch and Mac. Learn all about it. Make sure you click on all the links in the article – so much information provided.
If you haven’t updated to iOS 9.3.5 DO IT NOW!
Not enough local storage on your phone? – read about solutions and work-arounds here.
Watch this video and be in charge of your Time Machine backups. You are backing up, aren’t you???
Here’s a video with instructions for updating firmware on your router (Airport Extreme or Time Capsule).
Here is iMessage: The ultimate guide. It certainly is and can be a hot weather project to work your way through the guide. Get started and good luck! Included is lots you’ll find in iOS 10, but you must wait for that.
This is a site you’ll want to review now for content and save for a time when you’ll need it. It covers all the ways you can start up your Mac.
You’ve heard the term – ‘just right click’. What? How do I do that? Here’s the instructions.
Let me say how shocked I am when I hear you’re not using Calendar. Here the ultimate guide to get you started to a more organized life.
This is an important tutorial. Here you learn how to give a user of your Mac more or fewer rights and still maintain your security.
Preview is capable of doing so much. Here’s a few things you can do with Preview. You’ll be a believer!
Markup is a feature that is bundled uno your OS X operating system that lets you draw on, write on, and annotate attachments that you send out in the Mail app. You can also use Markup in iOS. http://www.idownloadblog.com/2016/02/02/how-to-annotate-email-attachments-in-ios-with-markup/
Always good to be at the top of your game to avoid malware. Good article for you to read.
You have a ton of summer photos piling up? Share them with family and friends. Learn how to set up a iCloud Shared Album.
Free and open-source software is good for you and good for the world. This is the best free Mac software that we know of. Submitted by Jerry Brasseur (SMUG).
A first look at watchOS 3. It’s great now and will be greater. Submitted by Mary Nesset (SMUG & MIAMUG).
More on watchOS 3.
Great information on using Copy and Paste. So much more here than you already know. Submitted by Mary Nesset (SMUG & MIAMUG).
Just so you know what Google knows about you.
Here’s a How-to! Find out how to transfer a video from OS X to iOS.
It’s summer and your iPhone camera will be doing double duty. Here are some tips and tricks to help you take amazing photos.
Here’s what will excite you about macOS Sierra which is scheduled for a Fall 2016 release. Can’t wait!!!
Here’s information I know you’ll appreciate. Lots to learn here about transferring photos from your iPhone to computer.
Learn how to boost your Apple ID protection.
Here’s a list of all you can say to Siri! It’s a comprehensive list – so spend some time on this and then save some time.
Here you will learn methods of transferring files from your Mac to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
Need to transfer files from one Mac to another? Learn the many ways to do it here.
Sometimes your iPhone doesn’t work the way you expect it to work. Here’s a troubleshooting guide to help you with some most common iPhone problems.
Macworld posted some top questions (iOS 9, iCloud, El Capitan) to Mac 911 – and some answers. This is a valuable resource.
When the weather is hot this summer and the AC is on high – take a break and organize your photos within Apple’s Photo app. Watch the youtube video by David A. Cox to get inspired.
Time to review Time Machine – how it works, how to set it up, how to restore and more.
Here are step-by-step directions for pairing an Apple Bluetooth Keyboard with your Apple TV.
Okay – your iPhone is missing. Use your Apple Watch to locate your iPhone. You don’t have an Apple Watch??? Better get one quick – you need it!
Learn about the new iPhone SE. That phone may just suit your needs.
Get the most out of Apple’s Messages app. IMO it’s the quickest form of communication around. Give it a try – you won’t go back!
I enjoyed this article about the future of Apple Watch and health apps. I hope you will also.
Read about the Adobe Flash alert here. Follow all the links in the article to read more. Once you’re fully informed you won’t fall for FAKE Adobe Flash updates.
This is a great step-by-step guide for limiting those pesky ads on your iPhone and iPad.
Here’s some easy solutions to an annoying space problems on your iPhone.
This is worth looking at – a browser with an integrated VPN service. That’s good and saves $$$. Check out the security VPN adds to your browsing. Submitted by Mary Nesset (SMUG & MIAMUG