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Stupid Simple Mac Tips #98 – Command Performance

May 26, 2022


I love fast things: fast cars, fast service, fast results. But mostly I love getting work done fast. And I know the same is true for you. So permit me to share a trio of Mac keyboard shortcuts that make magic happen faster than using the mouse. All three of these tricks begin with the […]

  • May 26, 2022

Stupid Simple Mac Tips #97 – Do You Right-Click?

May 12, 2022


Right-click gives you all kinds of power, from the basic copy and paste to all the different options offered by the apps you are working in. Most importantly, if you’re a PC convert, it will give you back the powers you thought you had lost. If you haven’t enabled right-click yet – DO IT! I […]

  • May 12, 2022

Stupid Simple Mac Tip #95–Using the Force to Move Forward

January 25, 2022


When your Mac is misbehaving,and an app becomes unresponsive, you may need to forcequit the apptoget back to work. As (almost) always, there are several techniques for forcing quittingan unresponsive appin macOS. Important reminder: Force quitting an app will not provide anyprompts asking you to save your work. When should you use this option? When […]

  • January 25, 2022

Stupid Simple Mac Tip #94: Big Sur-fing Safari

October 5, 2021


We recently started a series called Big Sur Prizes to explore improvements in the latest macOS, but Apple’s upgrades weren’t limited to the operating system – they also delivered a revamped browser. Safari 14 is touted as the browser’s most significant update ever. Boasting boosts to privacy, security, performance, and appearance, this update brings a […]

  • October 5, 2021

Stupid Simple Mac Tip #93 – Big Sur Prizes: Notification Center

September 21, 2021


In late 2020, Apple released Big Sur, representing the most comprehensive macOS overhaul in years. It’s also the line’s 11th official version, so any fan of Spinal Tap knows that it must be extra good! With several months (and a handful of patches) having already passed, zero-day bugs/exploits aren’t an issue, and the OS runs […]

  • September 21, 2021
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