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The Best Mac Anti-Virus Software
Often people ask about the best anti-virus software, sometimes because they feel they need to have something installed, or they are required to do so by their company or school. But macOS already comes with anti-malware software, built-in as part of the operating system. There are three parts to this: Gatekeeper, XProtect and the Malware Removal Tool. Learn about them and find out how to make sure they are up-to-date. Read More…
10 Useful Mac Keyboard Shortcuts Most People Don’t Know
When looking for useful Mac keyboard shortcuts you’ll come across the same ones over and over. Here are 10 that haven’t gotten as much attention, but can seriously increase your productivity. Learn how to quickly switch between windows, get typing suggestions, access app preferences and menu items, rename files and more. Read More…
How to Customize Your Mac Desktop
There are many ways to customize how files and folders appear on your desktop. You can manually arrange them, or have them sorted automatically. You can change the size of the icons, the text, and the grid spacing. A new feature in macOS Mojave is to have similar files organized into stacks. You can also select what other icons, such as hard drives, appear on the Desktop. Read More…
12 Tips To Help You Type Like a Pro On Your Mac
If you do a lot of writing on your Mac, here are a bunch of tips to help you type and manipulate text more efficiently. You can use the arrow keys along with modifiers to move around and select text without taking your fingers off the keyboard. You can also quickly delete words and lines without using your mouse or trackpad. You can complete and correct spelling, substitute a few keystrokes for longer pieces of text, and type accent marks and symbols quickly. Read More…
How To Use Mac Hot Corners
Hot Corners are shortcuts that you can set so an action is performed when you move the cursor to one of the four corners of your screen. You can set these up in System Preferences if you know where to look. You can use them to instantly put your Mac to sleep, trigger Mission Control and other actions. You can also set them to work only with modifier keys. There is a trick to knowing which corners work in a multi-screen setup. Read More…
Safari: macOS browser now autosubmits logins. Here’s how to disable it
Apple described this Safari change in 10.14.4’s release notes as “Streamlines website login when filling credentials with Password AutoFill.” If you don’t want this to happen, here’s what you can do. Read more ▶
9 useful Control Center shortcuts for iPhone that you should be using
Your iPhone lets you use a calculator, takes notes, and more—all without unlocking the device. Read more ▶
10 essential iPad features you need to start using
The iPad is a lot more than just a big iPhone. Features like Split View and split keyboards help transform it into a productivity workhorse. Read more ▶
Warren Sanders awarded a TAP-refurbished computer system to the 10,000th student recipient in a special celebration at Loudon High School on May 7, 2019.
The celebration was attended by local elected officials, TAP volunteers and their wives, teachers and students of Loudon High School, and the recipient and his family.
See pictures of the event HERE.