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Should I Change My LastPass Master Password?

You may recall the LastPass breach news from last month. If you’re a LastPass user, you got the e-mail from LastPass advising users: …that the company had detected “suspicious activity” on LastPass servers, and that user email addresses and password … Continue reading

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How Many *Have* You Used?

Ever notice the Utility folder, in the Applications folder, on your Mac? Go ahead, take a look… All kinds of interesting stuff in there, eh? 9 Useful In-Built Mac OS X Utilities You’ve Probably Never Used introduces nine utilities and … Continue reading

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I’m Supposed to Do What? …Where??

Yeah, we all have stuff to do; are you noticing that a lot of that stuff needs to be done in a particular place? Or in one particular place rather than another? How does this sound?: Perhaps the coolest part … Continue reading

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Managing Your Photograph Collection in iPhoto

Prof Breen posted an interesting question from a reader this morning: I am a casual photographer who has amassed about 10,000 pictures in my iPhoto library. iPhoto now runs so slowly that it is essentially unusable (and occasionally tells me … Continue reading

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Macworld HELP DESK 03.14.2014

Need to do tricky filtering between your e-mails and your Address Book/Contacts? Outlook may be your answer, as Prof Breen describes in Filter your email like a pro. And speaking of addresses, our man continues with Mail merge and Office … Continue reading

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Macworld HELP DESK 03.14.2014

Need to do a lot of filtering of your e-mail? Take a look at Filter your email like a pro, Chris Breen’s routine for handling tons and tons, in Outlook. Next, Prof Breen goes into detail about mail merge in … Continue reading

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Macworld HELP DESK 02.07.2014

As Fact or fiction: What does (and doesn’t) actually speed up your Mac notes, a faster Mac is always a better Mac. Click the link to see what actually will speed things up. C’est fini! Maestro Breen wraps up his … Continue reading

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Useful Mac Utilities

Found a new Mac under the tree? Want your current Mac to perform some tasks a little better? Check out AppleInsider’s Apps for your new Mac: Useful utilities for some *really* handy little helpers.

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***** PRIOR-TO-MAVERICKS INSTALLATION WARNING *****

TO ALL: It is very important to do backups, as we have discussed in several prior meetings, and I, as well as others, have STRONGLY suggested that anyone do the proper backups prior to major upgrades in addition to a … Continue reading

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Macworld HELP DESK 11.08.2013

Getting my cardboard and tin foil out of the cupboard! Fact or fiction: What affects Wi-Fi speed?; check it out. Make iPhone actions easier with Launch Center Pro helps makes dealing with iOS easier. If you’ve upgraded to Mavericks, Bugs … Continue reading

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