Improve your memory (yours and your computer’s) (Vol #14)

September 14, 2011 Newsletters

Inside: How to watch video tutorials, memory usage, Dashboard widgets Much of this newsletter is about memory. Since it’s been a few weeks since you heard from me, you might think that I’m the one with memory problems. I won’t confirm or deny my “issues” 🙂 but I will talk about how to monitor your Mac’s […]

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Get 13 free iTunes songs and other news (Lucky Vol #13)

August 19, 2011 Newsletters

Inside: Free music, ebooks, Lion survey results I’ve got a bunch of news, but if you’re itching to watch videos, here are the ones mentioned in this newsletter: How to get 13 free iTunes songs at Starbucks How to take a screen shot How to add icons to your Dock

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Read before upgrading to Lion (Vol #12)

July 28, 2011 Newsletters

Inside: Lion incompatibilities, right-clicking I know it’s only been two days since my last newsletter but I wanted to try to catch you before you possibly caused yourself some grief by upgrading to the new Mac operating system, OS X Lion. It sounds like Apple has added a ton of new features to Lion BUT […]

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Want your photos voted “Most Likely to Impress”? (Vol #11)

July 26, 2011 Newsletters

Inside: iPhoto color enhancing, cropping, exporting It’s been an exciting week for me and for Apple. I attended my 30th high school reunion last Saturday and Apple released a bunch of new products last Wednesday, including a new operating system upgrade, Mac OS X “Lion”.

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Want to teach your Mac to speak? No need, it already knows how. (Vol #10)

July 16, 2011 Newsletters

Inside: Making your Mac speak alerts, time, or any selected text It’s a special weekend edition this week. Why? Well, I’ve had a busy week getting my son ready for and off on a four-week trip to China, and also entertaining numerous guests from out of town. One was my good buddy, Tim Carter of Ask […]

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Burning music, candles and fireworks (Vol #9)

July 7, 2011 Newsletters

Inside: Burn your music (3 ways) plus helpful music CD tips Continuing last week’s burn theme, this week we’re burning music. But that’s not the only burning I’ve experienced this week. I watched numerous Independence Day fireworks displays around the San Francisco Bay on an apparently rare for this time of year fog-free evening.

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Burn after reading (Vol #8)

July 1, 2011 Newsletters

Inside: Burn your photos, take out the trash I have to admit I’m a little burnt out this week. I spent a couple days and a bunch of blank CDs trying to figure out how to best use the Burn function in iPhoto. My conclusion: Don’t use it.

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Quick Tips for Domestic Tranquility, and More New Videos (Vol #7)

June 22, 2011 Newsletters

Inside: Cursors, trackpad settings, being stealthy First, thanks to everyone who’s been telling their friends and family about Mac Help For Mom. I really appreciate it.

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Gorgeous iPhoto emails and other tips to make you look and feel good (Vol #6)

June 15, 2011 Newsletters

Inside: Emailing from iPhoto, special characters, keyboard repeat, updates All of last week’s videos were about one topic (email) so this week I tried for a little “something for everyone” approach. As always, I love hearing feedback on what you found useful and what you’d like to see more or less of.

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Email Is More Than Just Words (Vol #5)

June 9, 2011 Newsletters

Inside: Email attachments, Emailing web pages, What’s on the Menu? Big announcements from Apple this week! The two most relevant to Mac users are:

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