Issue #441 for June 15, 2017
The MacMost Newsletter: Issue #531
March 7, 2019
Special Feature: Mac Security Checklist
Printable Mac Security ChecklistIt isn't easy to make sure you are safe and secure while using your Mac online. There are a lot of basic security techniques you need to implement. Here is a checklist to help. Download it and print it out.
When you buy or download a free app in the Mac App Store, you can load it on any Mac using the same Apple ID. You can also easily remove the app if you don't think you need it in the near future, and then download it again any time you wish. You load apps with the Mac App Store and remove them with LaunchPad. This makes the Mac App Store similar to cloud services from Adobe and Microsoft. Read More...
You can take RAW photos with your iPhone, you just can't do it with the default Camera app. Apple does allow third-party apps to access the hardware and software needed to take RAW photos, so you can use one of the many options to do it. RAW photos provide a lot more flexibility than HEIC or JPEG photos, but with a much larger file size. Using a third-party app means you can keep using the Camera app for regular photos and use the other app when you want to take RAW. Read More...
Resetting the Non-Volatile memory and System Management Controller is one way to troubleshoot problems with your Mac. But the methods for resetting those have changed with the latest hardware which include T2 chips. Most users will never have to deal with these, but if you do, learn Apple's recommended method for resetting these. Read More...
5G is the name given to the next generation of mobile data networks. It will be much faster than the current 4G/LTE networks we use with our iPhones today. That speed may lead to other uses, such as as a replacement for home network options as well. The problem with 5G is that it doesn't have the range of 4G, so it will require more transmitters spaced closer together. Therefore, it may only be used in cities. Read More...
You can add printer icons to the Dock to make it easier to print documents with drag-and-drop. You can also quickly access the printer cue and settings. This is particularly handy if you work with multiple printers. Read More...
GPS's "Y2K" is coming. More on digital camera ISO settings. Ever-improving SD cards. Password-less logins. And excuse me, but your smart shoes have crashed. And no, we didn't pre-plan that ending. Subscribe at iTunes...
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