Category Archives: Mac Tips

What To Do If You Forget Your Apple ID or Apple ID Password

Tip is for OS 10.11 – El Capitan You need your Apple ID more and more these days. That means you also need your Apple ID password. But people have been known to forget those passwords.  (Hint:  Keep them stored … Continue reading

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Using Keychain On Your iOS Devices

There are three things that I can remember without looking them up – the phone number for repair to my cable service, my favorite Pizza place, and my social security number. The rest I couldn’t tell you on a bet. … Continue reading

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Share Your Pages Documents

There is a terrific new feature in Pages 5.2 that lets you share your document from right inside the document. The icon that allows you do so is a little box with an arrow pointing upward. It is the same … Continue reading

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In Yosemite – Batch Rename Documents

I love this tip because almost daily I have to download images and information on products that I am reviewing. I have to rename each image to meet the editorial requirements of The Mac Observer. I know from conversations with … Continue reading

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Spotlight Search Tips

Now that I have my Spotlight working properly (see previous blog),  I can concentrate on a few tips for shortcuts. I don’t know if these are new in Yosemite or not. If you have an older version of the OS you … Continue reading

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Why Won’t Those Darn Flags in Mail Go Away

This is a simple solution to a frustrating problem. In the Apple Mail app I have a folder that says Flagged. It’s not something you can throw away. It just appears if you have flagged messages and lists them for … Continue reading

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