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At MacCafé you will find the latest Apple Macintosh desktop and notebook computers, as well as iPads, iPods and Apple TV. In our showroom, we also have a wide assortment of accessories and supplies to meet all of your computing needs.

Since 1980, we've been serving Toledo area businesses, home users and enthusiasts with professional consultation and advice, expert technical service and certified network support.

 

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What Does Having a T2 Chip in Your Mac Mean to You?

If you own an iMac Pro, or a Mac mini, MacBook Air, or MacBook Pro model introduced in 2018 or later, your Mac has one of Apple’s T2 security chips inside. On the whole, having a T2 chip in your Mac is a good thing, thanks to significantly increased security and other benefits, but there are some ramifications that you may not realize.​

What Is a T2 Chip?

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Published: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 in Category: MacCafeNews

Do You Put Dates in Filenames? Use This Format for Best Sorting

There are plenty of situations where it makes sense to put a date in a filename, but if you don’t use the right date format, the files may sort in unhelpful ways. For instance, using the names of months is a bad idea, since they’ll sort alphabetically, putting April before January. 

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Published: Friday, October 11, 2019 in Category: Tip Jar

We Recommend You Delay Upgrading to macOS 10.15 Catalina

Dear clients,

Apple plans to release macOS 10.15 Catalina sometime in October, and like all major operating system releases, Apple has been talking it up since it was introduced at the company’s Worldwide Developer Conference in June. It will feature new Music, TV, and Podcasts apps to replace iTunes. A new Mac Catalyst technology will make it easier for developers to make their iPad apps available for the Mac. Photos, Reminders, and Notes all get major upgrades. Screen Time has migrated over from iOS. And Sidecar lets you use an iPad as a second screen or graphics tablet with an Apple Pencil.

Sounds great, doesn’t it? It will be… eventually. We are upgrading non-essential machines right away so we can become more familiar with the ins and outs of Catalina, but our recommendation to you, right now, is simple:

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Published: Tuesday, October 8, 2019 in Category: MacCafeNews

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