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Using the New Background Feature In Mac Pages
4/3/20
You can now set a background color, gradient or image for sections in Pages documents. This is a new feature in the Section sidebar that makes it much easier to include a color fill or pattern behind your text.
Using the New Drop Caps Feature Of Mac Pages
4/2/20
The new version of Pages includes a powerful Drop Caps feature with a ton of options. You can use Drop Caps to make the first letter or word of a paragraph stand out. This also works in Keynote and Numbers.
Export All Of The Notes On Your Mac Using a Script
4/1/20

In Mac Notes you can only export one note at a time as a PDF file. With the help of a script, you can quickly and easily export all of your notes to html files as a backup or archive. You can also save notes this way to clear out your Notes app.

How To Apply a Stamp To a PDF On Your Mac
3/31/20
If you need to place a simple stamp to a PDF file on your Mac, you can do it using the markup tools available in Preview, Mail and other apps. You can reuse these stamps by creating a blank PDF just to hold them, and then copying and pasting stamps when needed.
Creating Simple Database Lists In Mac Numbers
3/30/20
Not all Numbers spreadsheets need to have complex formulas and perform calculations. Some of the most useful spreadsheets simply help you keep track of members of a group or items you own. Create a simple database like this is easy and can come in handy, especially if you save it to iCloud Drive for mobiel access as well.
15 Ways To Make Text Easier To Read On Your Mac
3/27/20
If you ever have trouble reading text on your Mac because it is tool small, there are many ways to adjust text in different places to help. You can make a universal change by adjusting your display resolution, use helper features like Accessibility Zoom, or change the display size for text in apps like the Finder, Safari, Mail and more.
New macOS Catalina Features: Shared iCloud Folders And More
3/25/20
macOS version 15.4 includes some new features. You can now share iCloud folders with other iCloud users. There are new ScreenTime options. You can follow along with lyrics in Apple Music. Safari has new tab options. You can import Google Chrome passwords. You can also control your mouse with your head.
How To Control Your iPad With A Trackpad Or Mouse In iPadOS 13.4
3/24/20
A new feature of iPadOS 13.4, released today, is the ability to control your iPad using a Bluetooth mouse or Trackpad. This works with almost any Bluetooth pointing device and any iPad capable of running iPadOS 13.4.
Reading Books To Children Online Using Mac Messages
3/24/20
While it is difficult to be in the same location with kids right now, it is possible to use Macs to be able to read with them and do other educational activities online. You can use the Messages app on two Macs to start screen sharing and then bring up a book or other content. You can talk with them while you do this and they can follow along with your cursor and highlights.
iPad Pro Vs MacBook Air - Which One Is Right For You?
3/23/20
The new iPad Pro with the Magic Keyboard could finally be a legitimate laptop computer for some people. There will be a lot of people deciding between the new MacBook Air and iPad Pro. They both have similar abilities, but also some distinct differences. Here are some factors that will help you decide which one is right for you.
How To Set Any Sound File As a Ringtone On Your iPhone
3/20/20
You can turn any standard sound file into a ringtone right on your iPhone using the free GarageBand app from Apple. You can also use some music from your library, and download audio files and music online, even from YouTube, to use as ringtones.
Apple Releases New Mac Mini, iPad Pro and iPad Pro Keyboard With Trackpad
3/18/20
Apple introduced a new MacBook Air today with faster processors, more storage, a new keyboard and a lower introductory price. Two new iPad Pro models boost specs, and also introduce a new camera array. A new Magic Keyboard for the iPad Pro includes a trackpad and also lifts the iPad up.
How To Show Or Hide Filename Extensions On Your Mac
3/18/20
You can choose whether or not to see filename extensions in the Finder on your Mac. But even if you choose to not see them, some filename will still show extensions and others will not. What makes these files different and how do you control them?
How To Really Stop Getting Spam Email
3/17/20
There is a lot of bad advice out there when it comes to stopping junk email. People will tell you time-consuming ways to get marginally less spam. But there is really only one method that will solve the problem of getting too much spam. And oddly, few tech advisors talk about it.
How To Video Chat and Stay In Touch With Others Using Your Apple Devices
3/15/20
Your Mac, iPhone or iPad can be used as a way to video chat with others while you are stuck at home away from friends, family, work or school. Technology can help with social distancing. FaceTime is great for Apple-to-Apple communication. Skype and Facebook Messenger can be used for cross-platform communication or with those who are more comfortable with those services.
How To Format And Use a USB Flash Drive On Your Mac
3/13/20
You can use pretty much any USB flash drive with your Mac. But be sure to buy one with the right connection type, either USB-A or USB-C, or get one that has both. Most drives are preformatted for Windows, so you probably want to reformat it for your Mac. You can add and remove files from a USB flash drive using the Finder. Be sure to eject the drive first before phsyically disconnecting it.
Why You Should Get And How To Use a Mac Clipboard Manager
3/12/20
Perhaps the most useful third-party tool you can get for your Mac is a clipboard manager. These will let you go beyond the single copy and paste clipboard and recall items you previous copied.
How To Get Live Stock Market Prices In a Spreadsheet On Your Mac
3/11/20
You can get stock prices in Numnbers on your Mac, but they are only updated daily. But by using Google Sheets you can get live stock prices. These can be used right there, or copied and pasted into a Numbers document.
10 More iMovie Editing Tricks For Your Next Video Project
3/10/20
There are many unusual ways to use the features in iMovie to create visual effects and filters that you may not think are possible. Take a look at 10 ideas using titles, transistions, overlays and other techniques.
10 Ways To Use Text Replacements On Your Mac
3/9/20
Text Replacements are one of the most useful productivity features on your Mac. But even people that use them don't always use them to their fullest potential. Here are 10 examples of things you can do with Text Replacement on your Mac.