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Fix Handoff & Continuity

Fix Handoff & Continuity

Slow news day today but this is a great article on some troubleshooting if continuity and / or handoff don’t seem to be working with your Apple devices. I’ve liked the handoff feature so far (though I need to check on the quality of some of my mics) and continuity has come in handy a […]

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Changing Apple accounts in Mac OS X

Changing Apple accounts in Mac OS X

Apple ID’s can be a pain. Right now there is no easy way to management multiple accounts. They cannot be combined or separated, or even easily deleted. Until Apple looks into this and makes it easier to manage multiple accounts, here is a walk through on changing your Apple ID & iCloud accounts on your […]

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Removing your phone number from iMessage

Removing your phone number from iMessage

Apple introduced an online too for removing or de-registering your phone number with your iMessage account. Helpful if you ever need it

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Key points about Yosemite security

Key points about Yosemite security

Security is one of those abstracts things we don’t consider as often as we should. Like air, it seems to be most important when taken away from us. 

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What is to be done with iTunes?

What is to be done with iTunes?

iTunes has evolved over the years from a method of managing iPods to a media management application for everything from music to TV Shows to iOS apps. Should it remain a media management hub or be divided into separate apps? Check  out this interesting article on the state of iTunes and its future.

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How to Mute Group Messages in iOS 8

How to Mute Group Messages in iOS 8

Easy way of removing yourself from group texts on iOS 8

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Pixelmatr updated for Yosemite

Pixelmatr updated for Yosemite

Pixelmator is a wonderful photo editing app for Mac and this new update (aside from falling in line with the Yosemite flatter look) also includes new extensions that allow you to use the tools in other applications like Mail.

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Take better photos with any camera

Take better photos with any camera

The best camera is the one you have with you. Great article about composing and taking better, sharper and clearer pics.

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Mac App Store updated for Yosemite

Mac App Store updated for Yosemite

The Mac App store finally looks like it belongs with the rest of Yosemite, though I haven’t found any functional changes or new features yet.

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Recording your iOS Device screen on your Mac

Recording your iOS Device screen on your Mac

I often have to record my iOS screen for tutorial videos (some of which will show up here soon) and this is a great way to do that with Yosemite.

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