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Did You Know?

Katie Floyd, of the Mac Power Users Podcast, put an interesting post on her blog yesterday: Sending a Mac In For Service. You must read it. All of it. She begins thusly: I’ve been having some trouble with my MacBook … Continue reading

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Backup, Backup,…

View image | gettyimages.com   You know the drill, right? Well, alright, let’s see if you do (with apologies to Leonard Bernstein and Sergei Prokofiev…)! When an article about something as critical as backups is summarized thusly: How confident are … Continue reading

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The Second Mac Commandment Returns

Mind you, it also pertains to iDevices (which should come as no big surprise). In How to back up your iPhone and iPad before an upgrade, Chris Gonzales gets into a lot of gory details, including security and restoring from … Continue reading

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Backup, Backup, Backup!!

You remember the second Mac commandment, don’t you?? The Sweet Setup recently went on a backup jag, and had some interesting things to say on the subject: The best app for making bootable backups of your Mac (SuperDuper!) The easiest … Continue reading

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Macworld HELP DESK 01.03.2014

Just in time for the new year, Dr Breen presents 5 resolutions for a better digital life. Master the command line: Navigating files and folders provides a good introduction to dealing with UNIX, the workhorse behind the pretty OS X … Continue reading

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Macworld HELP DESK 12.13.2013

First off, in keeping with this month’s program, Dr Breen continues his iMovie series with Exploring iMovie’s editing options, wherein he waxes eloquent on lots of ways to spiff up your initial iMovie efforts (two pages). And now that you’ve … Continue reading

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Macworld HELP DESK 12.06.2013

Apple’s seeming desire to eliminate optical discs from the face of the Earth notwithstanding, Automator workflow of the month: An easier way to burn movies to DVD offers an easy-to-follow workflow to get your video efforts onto DVD. Contemplating adding … Continue reading

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***** PRIOR-TO-MAVERICKS INSTALLATION WARNING *****

TO ALL: It is very important to do backups, as we have discussed in several prior meetings, and I, as well as others, have STRONGLY suggested that anyone do the proper backups prior to major upgrades in addition to a … Continue reading

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Macworld HELP DESK 07.19.2013

Primer: Back up your iPhone and iPad. You’re all set up and ready to do this. Right? Where are you?? Here I am, but don’t tell anyone! Here’s how: Secure location sharing with Glympse for smartphones Play with your tunes. … Continue reading

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April 15th General Meeting

Backup Options and Strategies Back up, so you can get back up You do remember the 2nd Commandment from last month’s presentation, don’t you? This month, you’re gonna find out ways to chose different options and strategies for your situation. … Continue reading

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