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  • How To Scroll On a Mac

    Tue 11:00am By Gary Rosenzweig
    New Mac users sometimes have trouble with scrolling. You can scroll using a trackpad, mouse, the keyboard or scroll bars. Learn how and see some preferences you can change.…
  • How Do I Get UK Only Search Results When Using Google?

    Tue 9:48am By forum
    I live in the UK and often the results from a google search are USA based! This is really frustrating especially when I decide to follow through with the search only to find the costs are in dollars or the information is USA specific. Is there a way to just…
  • How Can I Replace Linux With a Version Of macOS?

    Tue 9:40am By forum
    An iMac has been donated to our computer committee. It has Linux installed—no OS anywhere to be seen. Is there a way that I can wipe out Linux and replace it with Mac OS? —– John Russell
  • 10 Hidden Things You Can Do With Your Mac Keyboard

    Mon 11:00am By Gary Rosenzweig
    In addition to keyboard shortcuts, there are hidden functions you can perform with your Mac keyboard if you know the right combination or setting. You can forward delete, bring up context menus and show hidden menu commands. You can even use the Caps Lock or…
  • How Do I Keep Screenshots/Pictures With a Paragraph In a Word Processing Document?

    Mon 10:48am By forum
    In Pages 7.1 Document Body (word processing) on OS High Sierra 10.13.6 I’m fairly new to Pages and working on procedure manuals that contain a lot of screenshots/pictures. What is the proper way to insert them into a document so they stay with the text they…
  • How Do I Delete Files In the “Other” Folder?

    Mon 9:41am By forum
    Trying to update Xcode, but there is an error that says I do not have enough space, however I have about 38GB of space. After going through forums and other articles I found out that I need to have over 40GB for Xcode to be able to update, so I went to check…
  • How Do I Automatically Replace a Text String With Another Text?

    Mon 9:18am By forum
    I want that, at any application I could be using but especially on web browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari…), when the system detects that I write a specific string (for example %add) then it automatically replaces it with a different text (for example my…
  • MacMost Live: Create a Montage Video In iMovie

    Fri 1:50pm By Gary Rosenzweig
    Learn how to take a series of video clips and build a fun montage video to post of social media or share with friends. In this special live episode, watch Gary experiment and build a video piece by piece.…
  • How Do I Order New Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint for Use With My iMac?

    Thu 1:26pm By forum
    I discovered after (the fact) when I downloaded and installed Catalina to my iMac, that my previously purchased Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint apps no longer worked. (Grrrr!) When I tried to update them, I learned that I now need to purchase an annual…
  • How Do I Convert .HEIC Image Files To .PDF ?

    Thu 12:52pm By forum
    My MacBook is currently running Mojave 10.14.6. I recently joined Patreon and have been exploring how to turn .jpg files to .pdf because many of the photos I have are simply documenting items we have used for the house we have been renovating for the past five…
  • How Do I Make a Clock Radio Out Of My iPhone?

    Thu 12:42pm By forum
    Is there a way to use my iPhone as a clock radio? At night, I would like to use an app like IHeart to play a particular radio station for a specific period of time and have it shut off when that time is reached. AM stations on a clock radio in my area are […]
  • Customize Safari With These 10 Preferences

    Thu 11:00am By Gary Rosenzweig
    Safari has a lot of preferences but you can start customizing how it works by focusing on these 10. Change the behavior of what happens when you open a new window or tab, click on a link, or download a file. Also learn how to reduce clutter when typing in the…
  • Learn How To Edit Video With iMovie For iPhone In 5 Minutes

    Oct 21, 2020, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    iMovie is Applke's free tool for combining, trimming, editing and producing video content on your iPhone. This quick tutorial will teach you how to use iMovie's main features in just 5 minutes.…
  • Is There a Better Command Than SEARCH, Which Gives an Error When Not Found?

    Oct 21, 2020, 10:14 am By forum
    I wanted to search for a space in some text and used SEARCH, but if no space is found I get an error. So I used something like this “=IF(ISNUMBER(SEARCH(” “,F2,1)),TRUE,FALSE)”. If it is TRUE I can put the SEARCH in that part of the formula and I will…
  • How To Mail Merge On Mac With Pages, Numbers and a Simple Script

    Oct 20, 2020, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
  • Two Apps To Resize Images On Your iPhone

    Oct 19, 2020, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    If you need to resize a photo you can use one of these two apps to crop, resize and compress the image to create a new photo or image file. You can also apply effects and make other changes. One add costsa few dollars and the other is free with an in-app…
  • How Do I OCR a PDF Document In Order To Find Words?

    Oct 16, 2020, 2:38 pm By forum
    I’m trying to search for specific terms in a pdf document within Preview. I use the “FIND” feature, but it seems that no terms show up. In other words, Preview is not doing OCR. Is there a built-in app within Catalina that will OCR a pdf doc? Or, if not,…
  • 3 Ways To Crop Photos On a Mac

    Oct 16, 2020, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    You can crop a photo using the tools that come with every Mac. If the photo is in the Photos app, you can use the cropping function in the editing tools there. If the photo is an independent file, you can use Preview or Markup Tools to crop it.…
  • How Do I Add Bookmarks To the Top Of the Bookmark List?

    Oct 15, 2020, 4:54 pm By forum
    Is there a way to add Bookmarks to the top of the Bookmark list? Whenever I “Add a Bookmark” in Safari, it always goes to the bottom of the list. I have a LOT of Bookmarks. I have to drag the new ones to the top in “Edit Bookmarks”. Thank you. —– Paul Keeton
  • Who Do I Move Hidden Safari Bookmark Folders?

    Oct 15, 2020, 4:52 pm By forum
    This relates to Bookmarks – Folders (approx 18 containing numerous related Bookmarks). Some Folders have mysteriously become hidden within other Folders, making it necessary to open Folders in turn to find the nested Folder and then its Bookmarks. Is there…
  • Tips and Tricks For Using Shapes In Pages, Numbers And Keynote

    Oct 15, 2020, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    The shapes in Pages, Numbers and Keynote can be used to spruce up a document or presentation. You can do much more with them besides a simple color fill and border.…
  • What Cables Are Needed To Connect My MacBook To a Projector?

    Oct 14, 2020, 2:59 pm By forum
    What cables do I need to run a projector during a Zoom meeting? The meeting will be a hybrid with people in the room and some on Zoom. Meeting will have people in the room and some attending remotely via Zoom software. —– Karen P
  • 10 Tips For Using iPhone Home Screen Widgets

    Oct 14, 2020, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    Adding a widget to the Home Screen on your iPhone in iOS 14 is easy, but there are many tricks you can use to get the most out of this new feature. Learn how to create and edit stacks, use the Shortcuts widget, create homogeneous widget stacks and even have a…
  • How and Where To Dictate a Reminder?

    Oct 14, 2020, 10:11 am By forum
    I would like to know how to use Siri to dictate a note/reminder and save it on my iPhone. Like remember to pick up bread and milk or bag of potting soil. Just looking for a way to dictate a quick reminder. Do I need a special app in order to do so? Thank you…
  • New iPhone 12 Line-Up Announced

    Oct 13, 2020, 5:38 pm By Gary Rosenzweig
    As expected, Apple announced the new iPhone 12 today, with a new “mini” member to the line-up. The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini are essentially the same phone, with the mini just being smaller. All four phones feature 5G connectivity and a new MagSafe…
  • Apple Announces New iPhone 12 Line And HomePod

    Oct 13, 2020, 3:18 pm By Gary Rosenzweig
    Apple announced the iPhone 12 today which comes in four sizes, including the new "mini" size. The new phones feature 5G connectivity, a new design and a MagSafe connector on the back for chargers and cases. Apple also announced a new HomePod mini, a smaller…
  • Understanding Website Trackers And the New Privacy Report In Safari 14

    Oct 12, 2020, 11:00 am By Gary Rosenzweig
    Safari 14 adds a Privacy Report button prominently to the toolbar that allows you to see the trackers used by the current site. The report is good information, but there really isn't much you can do besides make sure that Safari's privacy features are enabled.…
  • How Do I Create a Conditional Formatting Of Currencies?

    Oct 11, 2020, 10:04 am By forum
    Hello everyone, I am using Numbers where I created a table with two columns. The cells of the first column contain a drop-down menu with a list of currencies. What I am looking for is a way to set the currency format of the cells in the second column based on…
  • How To Move Photos, Contacts, Etc. From Android To New iPhone?

    Oct 11, 2020, 9:49 am By forum
    How to move photos and contacts from Android to new iPhone I want to switch from an Android to an iPhone. —– Scott C
  • How Do I Change TIFF To JPEG In Photos?

    Oct 9, 2020, 6:33 pm By forum
    Gary, how do I convert my TIFF images to JPEG within Apple Photos? I have changed the setting within my iOS (iPhone 11) but not sure if similar can be done on my 2017 Mac. 50% of my photo collection are TIFF. Something I decided to do at the beginning because…