Category Archives: Tips

Tips & Tricks from SGVMUG members.

Did You Know?

Every now and again, you might need to know the resolution of your Mac’s screen(s). As Benj Edwards makes note, on How-To Geek: The resolution (in pixels by pixels) of your Mac’s display determines how much information you can fit … Continue reading

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Learn More Stuff

Y’all might be interested in attending the LAPUG (Los Angeles Portable Users Group), too! They get a bit techy-er than we do, but I’m told the meetings are pretty interesting! Their next meeting is tomorrow, 10 August, at 7:00p. PYBT: … Continue reading

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Did You Know?

How’s your home Wi-Fi these days? Fast enough? Stable enough? If you’re not as happy as you could be, there’s hope! Wired has a rather extensive collection of tips to get things moving: AS WE ALL shelter-in-place and work from … Continue reading

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Did You Know?

How many times have you been at the store lately, and totally forgotten to take off your face mask when it’s time use Apple Pay? Arrrgh! Fortunately, there’s a fix. Rocket Yard’s Steve Sande feels your pain: In the course … Continue reading

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Dashing Through the…

…the keyboard… What’s with all those hyphens⁄dashes⁄little lines throughout bunches of text? Yeah, they’re different lengths, they have different names, and they do have specific tasks. In How to Type En Dashes, Em Dashes, and Hyphens on a Mac, OWC … Continue reading

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Had You Heard?

The things you don’t know can hurt you! On Rocket Yard, Steve Sande reports: Do you have a recent MacBook Pro? While these powerful notebooks have USB-C / Thunderbolt 3 ports on both sides, we’re going to tell you why … Continue reading

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Finding All Those (Dratted) WiFi Passwords on Your Mac

Good news (passwords do a lot to protect you online), bad news (how the heck am I supposed to remember all that??)… There is even better news! Joel Cornell tells us all about it on How-To Geek: Having a complex … Continue reading

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Did You Know?

Photos can take you places! On TidBITS this morning, Donald C O’Shea had this to say on the subject: On a recent trip to Barcelona, my wife and I saw two T-shirts in a shop window: the Muppets as Reservoir … Continue reading

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My iDevice Can Do That?

Smartphones, and their device relatives, are really amazing! Every time you pick one up, it seems, it’s figured out how to do something new; who’d a-thunk? Today, on Consumer Reports, Bree Fowler has a whole bunch of new stuff you … Continue reading

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Did You Know?

iPhones can do a lot of stuff these days; almost makes you wonder if they’ll stop being called phones at some point. Bree Fowler has a very interesting piece on Consumer Reports with some very interesting talents iPhones have these … Continue reading

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