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Have Your Online Passwords Been Stolen? Here’s How to Find Out.

Published Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Data breaches have become commonplace, with online thieves constantly breaking into corporate and government servers and making off with millions—or even hundreds of millions!—of email addresses, often along with other personal information like names, physical address, and passwords.

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How to Make the Most of Apple’s New AirPlay 2

Published Tuesday, July 10, 2018

For many years now, Apple’s AirPlay feature has made it possible to stream audio from an iOS device or Mac to an AirPlay-enabled speaker, AirPort Express base station, or most recently, a HomePod. Because AirPlay transfers sound over a Wi-Fi network, it eliminates the need for stereo wires and lets you put your speakers where you want them.

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macOS Mojave System Requirements

Published Sunday, July 1, 2018
To run macOS Mojave, you need a Mac that was introduced in mid-2012 or later, except for 2010 and 2012 Mac Pros that have Metal-capable graphics cards installed. more»

What OS Version Are You Running? Here’s How to Find Out.

Published Tuesday, June 26, 2018

In Troubleshooting 101, one of the first questions is always, “What version of the operating system are you running?” There’s a big difference between Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and macOS 10.13 High Sierra, and the solution to any particular problem will likely revolve around knowing what operating system is in play. more»

Try Trello for Group Collaboration and Project Management

Published Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Nearly all of us have to work together in a group at some point. Whether it’s for your job, a PTA, a club sports team, or a family trying to organize a vacation, it’s helpful to have a spot where everyone in the group can contribute information, comment on what others say, and build a structure around that information. more»

All about Find My Friends

Published Tuesday, June 12, 2018

As iPhones have become ever more prevalent, one of Apple’s bundled apps—Find My Friends—has become significantly more useful. Although there are legitimate concerns about sharing your location willy-nilly, Find My Friends gives everyone full control over what they share, making it truly helpful for families and close friends. So if you’ve ever thought it would be useful to know when your child left their soccer game or wanted them to receive an automatic alert when you leave to pick them up, Find My Friends is the app for you. It’s also great for keeping track of aging parents or for housemates looking out for one another. more»

Sneak Preview of What’s Coming from Apple This Fall

Published Thursday, June 7, 2018

At Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference keynote on June 4th, the company unveiled the first developer versions of all four of its operating systems: macOS 10.14 Mojave, iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12. They won’t be available until this fall, likely in September or October, but here is a glimpse of what you can expect.

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How to Deal with macOS Server Losing Many of Its Services

Published Tuesday, June 5, 2018

For many years, Apple has sold macOS Server (previously called OS X Server) for those who wanted to run various Unix-based Internet services on a Mac. Server became popular because it put an easy-to-use graphical interface on top of the Unix apps, allowing Mac users to avoid complicated configuration files and reducing the need to work at the command line. more»

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