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20 more technical terms every Mac user should know | Macworld

20 more technical terms every Mac user should know | Macworld | All Things Mac | Scoop.it
By popular demand, Professor Breen returns to wade through the alphabet soup of common technical terms.
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How To Show Hidden Files & Folders On Mac OS X

There are a variety of hidden files and folders on your Mac. You can show them by using a Terminal command. You can then view, alter an edit these hidden fil...
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Move iPhoto Library On Mac OS X

How to move your iPhoto library from one location to another. As you Mac's iPhoto Library grows in size you can move the library to an external hard drive. Y...
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Why is my computer slow?: Apple Support Communities

Why is my computer slow?: Apple Support Communities | All Things Mac | Scoop.it

What can cause a slowdown with Mac computers

 Network related issues
 Browser based slowdowns
 Boot drive is getting filled up
 Not enough RAM for OS X and all your open programs and files
 Too many programs running at once, runaway process
 Always on anti-virus/anti-malware
 Something is wrong with your machine
 Hardware isn't up to snuff with OS X or software
 Hardware is not designed to meet the uses your using it for
 Restored from TimeMachine/ full clone restore
 Want to Defragment and Optimize your Boot Hard Drive? (SSD's no need)

 iPhoto/Aperture database corruption/too large
 About upgrading RAM or boot drive
 Advice about third party "speed" and "repair" software 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Merge Calendars In Mountain Lion | Mac Tricks And Tips

Merge Calendars In Mountain Lion | Mac Tricks And Tips | All Things Mac | Scoop.it
How to merge and combine two calendar files into one. By exporting and importing calendar files you can choose how to combine the files, therefore effectively merging calendars.
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Search ‘All My Files’ On Secondary Hard Drives | Mac Tricks And Tips

Search ‘All My Files’ On Secondary Hard Drives | Mac Tricks And Tips | All Things Mac | Scoop.it
How to search secondary hard drives in 'All My Mac', by altering the saved spotlight you can change the settings to search secondary hard drives.
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Find Your MAC Address In Mountain Lion | Mac Tricks And Tips

Find Your MAC Address In Mountain Lion | Mac Tricks And Tips | All Things Mac | Scoop.it
How to find your Mac's MAC address for network configuration Using system preferences and terminal you can find the network address for you network card.
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Linking Charts From Numbers To Pages (MacMost Now 881)

http://macmost.com/e-881 You can create a chart in Numbers and then copy and paste it into a Pages or Keynote document. When you do so, the chart is linked a...
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WWDC 2013 roundup: iOS 7, OS X Mavericks, new Macs, & more! [VID]

WWDC 2013 roundup: iOS 7, OS X Mavericks, new Macs, & more! [VID] | All Things Mac | Scoop.it
Apple announced a ton of great things at this year's WWDC keynote address.
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Mac tip: How to find and merge duplicate contacts

Mac tip: How to find and merge duplicate contacts | All Things Mac | Scoop.it
Martin writes: Since converting from Microsoft to Apple, all my contacts have been duplicated—sometimes up to five times! Some information is coming from Outlook Contacts but I can't find the sourc...
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Eight easy ways to move between folders in OS X | Macworld

Eight easy ways to move between folders in OS X  | Macworld | All Things Mac | Scoop.it
Getting into a folder is easy: Just double-click. But what about getting out of that folder and going back to where you were? Here are eight ways to do it.
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How to use a Bluetooth keyboard with the Apple TV | Macworld

How to use a Bluetooth keyboard with the Apple TV | Macworld | All Things Mac | Scoop.it
The Apple TV's included remote is easy to use but limiting, while Apple's Remote app for iOS requires that you have an expensive iOS device on hand and available.
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How to Safely Move Time Machine Backups to a New Hard Drive

How to Safely Move Time Machine Backups to a New Hard Drive | All Things Mac | Scoop.it
How to Safely Move Time Machine Backups to a New Hard Drive
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View All Your Software Updates in OS X Mountain Lion - The Mac Observer

View All Your Software Updates in OS X Mountain Lion - The Mac Observer | All Things Mac | Scoop.it
In previous versions of OS X, before Mountain Lion, one could use the System Preference called Software Update to both update the OS and also view a list of system updates that have been applied.
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Moving Your iTunes Library in Mac OS X

How to move your iTunes library from one hard disk to another. Copy your music library into a new location and rebuild the link. If you iTunes library is gro...
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Video : Disabling Dashboard | Mac Tricks And Tips

Video : Disabling Dashboard | Mac Tricks And Tips | All Things Mac | Scoop.it
A new video tip on Mactricksandtips youtube channel. Using a terminal command you can disable dashboard and stop it from loading. Use the same terminal command to get it back.
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View & Disable Local Snapshots / Backup’s in Time Machine | Mac Tricks And Tips

View & Disable Local Snapshots / Backup’s in Time Machine | Mac Tricks And Tips | All Things Mac | Scoop.it
You Mac still creates local backups of Time machine copies even if the disk is unplugged. You can view and disable these backups from Terminal to save on space.
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How to Create “Out of Office” Auto Email Replies with OS X Mail - The Mac Observer

How to Create “Out of Office” Auto Email Replies with OS X Mail - The Mac Observer | All Things Mac | Scoop.it
Like lots of computer users, Mac Geek Gab listener Michael wants to spend his summer vacation away from his email inbox, but he doesn't want his contacts to think he's ignoring them.
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iPhoto Export Options (MacMost Now 865)

http://macmost.com/e-865 There are a variety of ways to export a photo from iPhoto. Using the File, Export function you can decide which file format to use a...
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Looking Forward To Mavericks (MacMost Now 877)

http://macmost.com/e-877 Here is what we know about Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks so far. Weapos;ll get new iBooks and Maps apps, and changes to Safari and Calenda...
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Mac tip: 4 ways to take a screenshot

Mac tip: 4 ways to take a screenshot | All Things Mac | Scoop.it
So, you know how to snap an image of your iPhone's screen—but what if you want to take a screenshot of your Mac's desktop? Well, there are actually four ways to snap a screenshot on your Mac, and t...
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Diving into Dashboard | Macworld

Diving into Dashboard | Macworld | All Things Mac | Scoop.it
In this week's Mac 101, Chris Breen explores Dashboard, an often overlooked feature of OS X that offers users quick access to tidbits of information and helpful tools.
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Mac tip: Five useful keyboard shortcuts for Mission Control

Mac tip: Five useful keyboard shortcuts for Mission Control | All Things Mac | Scoop.it
Get more out of Mac OS X's Mission Control feature with these keyboard shortcuts. Read this article by Matt Elliott on CNET.
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