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Get ready to paste!

Are you ready to PASTE, PASTE, PASTE? Ever heard of the clipboard? When you copy anything from your iPhone or Mac from a website or document, it automatically goes to the clipboard, which stores it until you want to do something with it. So let’s have some fun, and I’ll show ...

Building your college ‘resume’

With the end of the school year right around the corner, college preparation is probably the last thing on anyone’s mind. But there are a few simple steps to take at the end of the school year that can make moving forward into the next year more productive. When I am talking to ...

Need to sign and return a PDF?

Sleep or turn off? In my last article, I mentioned that updates occur during the night, so it’s best to never shut off your computer. Now the next question is to put it to sleep or let it go into screen saving mode? Well, putting your Mac to sleep will turn off the display, ...

Don’t turn off your computer!

People ask me all the time whether they should keep their laptops or desktops on all the time or shut them down at the end of the day. The best answer I can give you is to never shut them down. That’s because when they go to sleep at night, most upgrades are installed. If you ...

Use Siri to send e-mails

A lot of people use iCloud to back up their data, like photos, music and documents. To better see what iCloud does, go to System Preferences and click on Apple ID at the top right. A screen pops up, and you’ll see iCloud on the left-hand side. Click on iCloud, and a graph shows ...

College Spotlight: The United States Naval Academy

Situated in Annapolis, Maryland, the quaint capital of the state, The U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) is home to 4,500 midshipmen who represent some of the best and the brightest students in the country; 72 percent are male, and 28 percent are female. In addition to outstanding academic records, ...

Set up a mouse right-click to save time

Right-clicking your mouse any where inside an app that’s opened will bring up a context menu allowing you to perform things like copy, paste and save file. To set up a mouse right-click, you must open up System Preferences, Mouse and click on Secondary Click. But if you’re lazy and ...

Check out useful features in the Google App

Boy, do I have a good one for you! If you open up the Google App or the Google Widget on your iPhone, you’ll see a weird icon left of the microphone icon. It’s called Google Lens. Click on it — and don’t freak out if your iPhone camera suddenly appears. So? Big deal! ...

Which college entrance exam is best for you?

Yes, college entrance exams are back to being a thing. After a year off due to the pandemic and the resulting logistical issues surrounding administration of the tests, colleges will be resuming the use of standardized tests in their decision-making process for admissions starting this ...

Learn how to use Hot Corners

With the new Big Sur, you can install Widgets like the ones on your iPhone by clicking on the “Date Time” on the top right, which then displays the Notification Center. There you can insert new Widgets, like Weather, Stocks, News, Clock and other cool stuff. If your desktop ...