Category Archives for "Stupid Simple Mac Tips"

Stupid Simple Mac Tip #88 – Chaaarge!

Stupid Simple Mac Tip #88 – Chaaarge!

July 27, 2021

This week’s post is less of a “tip” and more of a “tip-off,” explaining a recent macOS change that has caused some confusion about battery health and charging. After a recent update, many Macs have not been fully charging — before you tie up the hotline or storm the genius bar, give me a second […]

  • July 27, 2021

Stupid Simple Mac Tip #87 – Do Not Disturb!

July 20, 2021

With remote connectivity allowing work from home, we expect more tranquility than we ever found in the cubicle…but the same tech that freed us from the office has enslaved us to endless alerts. What’s the point of pajama bottoms on a comfy couch if I’m stressed out by nonstop digital bombardment?! Constant notifications (emails, phone […]

  • July 20, 2021

Stupid Simple Mac Tip #86 – Sneak Preview

July 13, 2021

Sometimes the best tips are little things sitting right under our noses – no installation, no subscription, just an “a-ha!” moment on finding another way to get the most out of our Mac. Last week we uncovered the broad uses of Command-F, now let’s try another often overlooked macOS trick that’s a simple, efficient timesaver: […]

  • July 13, 2021

Stupid Simple Mac Tip #85 – ⌘-F Me?! ⌘-F You 🤣

July 6, 2021

Sometimes a tip is so simple and stupid that we don’t think it needs to be shared; maybe it’s something second nature to us but new magic to others — a life hack not everyone knows. Such is the case with Command-F. Many users are aware that Command-F (as in “Find”) can locate phrases in […]

  • July 6, 2021

Stupid Simple Mac Tip #84 – Spring Cleaning

June 29, 2021

There’s a guilty pleasure in shows like “Hoarders” that let us marvel at the messiness of others; we chuckle at clutter and shake our heads disapprovingly, vowing, “That would never be me!” Then we open our MacBook to an overstuffed desktop with icons overlapping on screen and realize – we’re digital hoarders! No need for […]

  • June 29, 2021