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The MacMost Newsletter: Issue #610
September 10, 2020
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Many people online claim that there are certain third-party apps that you need on your Mac. But usually this isn't true, or only applies if you ise your Mac in a specific way. As a super user, I often see these lists and notice I don't use any of these "must-have" apps.
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When you buy a MacBook Pro you get a narrow touchscreen display at the top of your keyboard that charges as you move between apps. You can customize this Touch Bar to have it display things like F-keys, system controls, desktop switching and more. Even some of the app-specific controls themselves can be customized.
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You can track and chart stocks in Numbers on your Mac with the STOCKH function. You can get the close, high and low prices for a stock on different days and then use formulas and filters to build various charts. You can then easily change the stock symbol and dates to generate new charts.
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There is a universal keyboard shortcut on the Mac that will allow you to find any menu bar command, easily trigger that command, and also navigate the entire menu bar. If you love keyboatd shortcuts, this one should be among your favorites.
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Instead of using the default desktop background wallpaper, you can easily set it to something to fit your style. You can use custom colors, your own photos, create your own gradient wallpapers and much more.
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Fires, Networks, Selling on eBay, Real-law video game battles, and (of course) some cool shows. Subscribe at iTunes...
I'm often asked about the software and gadgets I use to produce the MacMost videos and in my work as a developer. So I've compiled a list of the products I use and recommend. Check it out. -- Gary
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