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  • Using iCloud Drive

    Mon 11:24am By Gary Rosenzweig
    With OS X Yosemite you can use iCloud Drive as a place to store your files. iCloud Drive syncs between Macs and the files can also be accessed by the appropriate apps in iOS 8 on the iPhone and iPad. You can also create your own folders in iCloud Drive on…
  • The Video Guide To Yosemite

    Thu 4:00pm By Gary Rosenzweig
    We thought that instead of writing a book on Yosemite, why not do what we do best and create videos! So we’ve created The Video Guide To Yosemite. We put together 20 videos with about than 2 hours of instruction, and made it super-easy to get by putting it…
  • What’s New In Mac OS X Yosemite

    Thu 2:20pm By Gary Rosenzweig
    Check out the major new features of Mac OS X Yosemite. There are some major new features like iCloud Drive, Notification Center widgets, app extensions and iOS 8 continuity functions. Also be sure to check out the Video Guide to Yosemite available now in the…
  • Using iOS 8 Notification Center Widgets

    Oct 15, 2014, 8:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    With iOS 8 you can add widgets to Notification Center for easy access to information and documents inside of apps. Learn how to add widgets and use them. You can view your recent files in DropBox, jump to a book in the Kindle app, perform calculations with…
  • Using Spotlight Search in iOS 8

    Oct 13, 2014, 8:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    The basic search function in iOS has been expanded in iOS 8 to include useful suggestions. You’ll see Wikipedia entries, movie times, map locations and items in the App and iTunes Stores. You can also adjust what you see in a Spotlight Search in the Settings…
  • Text-To-Speech With iOS 8

    Oct 8, 2014, 10:09 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    Your iPhone and iPad can read text to you in different ways with iOS 8. With the new Speak Screen function, all of the text on the screen will be read aloud triggered with just a simple gesture. You can use this in most apps, including notes and Safari. With…
  • Using Third-Party Keyboards In iOS 8

    Oct 6, 2014, 10:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    You can use third-party keyboards as alternatives to the regular iOS 8 keyboard when typing in almost any app. You install keyboards from the App Store and then need to enable them in Settings. Some keyboards offer alternative ways to type, while others bring…
  • iOS App Monitoring

    Oct 1, 2014, 10:30 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    Learn 5 ways you can monitor the apps on your iPhone or iPad in iOS 8. You can check to see how much battery each app has used in the last 24 hours or 7 days. You check to see how much storage space each app is using, and even delete some content for some…
  • Sorting In Numbers

    Sep 29, 2014, 10:23 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    Learn how to sort tables in Numbers. You can sort by a single column, but also by multiple columns. See some techniques for making the tables look better once they are sorted. Video Transcript (Click to Expand) Hi this is Gary with MacMost.com. Today let’s…
  • Editing Video In iOS 8 With the iMovie Extension

    Sep 24, 2014, 10:14 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    In iOS 8 you can add extensions to the Photos app. One extension is part of the iMovie app. If you have iMovie installed, you can access a simple editor inside of the Photos app and add filters, titles and music to your videos without ever needing to leave the…
  • Editing Photos In iOS 8

    Sep 22, 2014, 10:09 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    You can edit photos using the Photos app or the Camera app. The photo editor is a little more advanced in iOS 8, taking a few of the features from the now discontinued iPhoto app. You can adjust cropping, rotation, colors and apply filters. You can also use…
  • Using Predictive Text in iOS 8

    Sep 17, 2014, 9:11 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    Predictive text, also called QuickType, is a way to complete words when typing on an iPhone or iPad. The device tries to predict which word you are typing and gives you three possible options to tap to finish the word. In some situations, like in the Messages…
  • Creating Simple Websites With Keynote

    Sep 15, 2014, 8:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    You can use Keynote to build a simple multi-page website. When you export as HTML, the resulting files can be uploaded to a web host. To make a presentation behave like a website, you need to create buttons and link them to other slides. You can also turn off…
  • Apple Unveils iPhone 6, Apple Pay, Apple Watch

    Sep 9, 2014, 4:25 pm By Gary Rosenzweig
    In a big media event today Apple announced the latest version of the iPhone and a new product called the Apple Watch. The iPhone 6 and 6 plus will both be larger than their predecessors and feature camera and processor upgrades. They will also both allow for a…
  • Printable Mac Keyboard Shortcut Page For Yosemite

    Sep 9, 2014, 11:53 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    There are hundreds of keyboard shortcuts for Mac users. There are Mission Control shortcuts, Finder shortcuts, system shortcuts, application shortcuts and more. Many you can find by just looking through the menu bar for that application. You can find system…
  • Using Finder List View

    Sep 8, 2014, 8:14 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    One of the types of file views you have in the Finder is the List View. This displays more information about each file than either the Column or Icon view. You can sort files by any attribute, and change which attributes are displayed. You can also group files…
  • Using Highlights and Notes In iBooks

    Sep 3, 2014, 8:13 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    You can highlight text in iBooks and add notes for each highlight. These can be used as study guides or simply reminders. Highlights and notes in iBooks textbooks will be added to the flash card study function as cards. You can also export the highlighted text…
  • Opening Documents With Specific Applications

    Sep 1, 2014, 10:57 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    Most documents have a default application that will launch if you open that document. You can also specify an application if you wish to open a document with something else. You can do this with drag and drop, or by using the context menu. You can permanently…
  • Using Shapes In Pages

    Aug 27, 2014, 10:16 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    The Shape tool in Pages has many uses. You can put text or images in shapes. You can wrap text around shapes. You can also combine multiple shapes by grouping them together to create interesting graphic elements in your documents without needing to use a…
  • Document Title Bars and Proxy Icons

    Aug 25, 2014, 10:46 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    There are many things you can do in the title bar of a document window. You can rename and even move a file without ever having to switch to the Finder. You can also view the folder path to see the location of the file. With the proxy icon you can attach the…
  • Cleaning Up Your Contacts

    Wed 10:27am By Gary Rosenzweig
    It can be useful to remove unneeded contacts from your database every once in a while. Before deleting, you can export individual contacts as small VCF files. These can then be stored and accessed easily later if you need them. You also have a variety of other…
  • Translating Text and Web Pages

    Aug 18, 2014, 10:52 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    Many web sites feature multiple language options. If a site is not in the language you speak, try looking for a way to switch to another language inside the site. For sites that do not offer a translation in your language, you can use either Google or Bing to…
  • Using Mail Signatures

    Aug 13, 2014, 10:28 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    Learn the basic of using signatures in Apple Mail on your Mac. You can create multiple signatures and assign them to different email accounts. You can set a default signature for each account and also choose between signatures when you are composing an email…
  • Private Browsing With Safari

    Aug 11, 2014, 10:46 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    Learn about Safari’s private browsing mode. It will prevent pages you visit from being recorded in your search history, and erase cookies when you are done. But it will not hide your activity from your employer or ISP. It can be useful in some situations.…
  • Menu Bar Basics and Tricks

    Aug 6, 2014, 11:55 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    The menu bar is the most basic part of any app’s user interface. But new Mac users may not look for commands there. More advanced users can use the Help menu to find menu items, and keyboard commands to navigate the menus without using the mouse or trackpad.…
  • Adding Subtitle Tracks To Videos

    Aug 4, 2014, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    You can add subtitle tracks to your videos by using third-party software. This is different than imprinting a bottom-third title on to your video. Subtitle tracks can be turned on and off in QuickTime Player, iOS, Apple TV and elsewhere. You can also add more…
  • Creating Bullet Lists In Pages

    Jul 30, 2014, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    You can create both bullet lists and numbered lists in Pages. Bullets can be many different characters or even images. Numbered lists can use a variety of numbering systems. You can mix and match list types and even create your own styles. Video Transcript…
  • Travel Apps

    Jul 28, 2014, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    Before traveling it is worth thinking about adding some apps to your iPhone or iPad. You can download maps apps, language apps, apps with reviews and suggestions and also travel books. While in Tokyo, Gary gives some suggestions of the types of apps to look…
  • Quoting Text In Mail Replies

    Jul 23, 2014, 8:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    When you reply to a message in Mail, you can quote the original message to make your reply clearer. You can quote the entire message, but it usually make more sense to only quote a portion of it. You can also edit the quotes and place your reply between…
  • Using Full Screen Mode

    8:00am By Gary Rosenzweig
    Full screen mode allows you to concentrate on a single document or window and maximize your screen space. You can easily enter and leave full screen mode, and also switch between apps in full screen mode and others on your desktop. Apps can even have some…
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