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The following is about the update to Big Sur…
New Things To Check Out In macOS Big Sur 11.1
There are a few new features in macOS 11.1 you should know about. There are new News app widgets, a new default search engine option in Safari, and improvements for running iOS apps on M1 Macs.
For those of you who use Mac Mail, there are some really good tips in this video.
20 Mac Mail Tips And Tricks
Here are some tips to help you get the most out of the the Mac Mail app. Learn how to customize the sidebar, redirect messages, markup images and PDFs and much more.
How To Edit Videos In Mac Photos
MacOS Big Sur adds the ability for you to adjust, filter, crop, rotate and trim videos right in the Photos app, without needing to go to iMovie or Final Cut Pro. You can use the same editing techniques you use for photos, but applied to an entire video.
How To Get Notifications Under Control On Your Mac
Take control of the notifications that appear at the top right corner of your Mac’s screen and in Notification Center. Learn how to use the notifications, including hidden functionality like replying text messages right from the notification. Then find out how to turn them on, off, or modify them to fit your needs.
If you use Messages at all, this is a must see.
What’s New In the macOS Messages App In Big Sur
The Messages app has several new features in Big Sur, including inline replies, mentions, pinning conversations, custom icons and names for group conversations and more.
10 Mac Apple Menu Tips and Tricks
The Apple Menu gives you access to some primary system functions. There are some hidden features of the Apple Menu as well as other was to access the functions there.
Mac Basics: Using the Finder’s Four Views
Learn how to use the Finder’s four views: Icon, List, Column and Gallery. Each view has its advantages in different situtations.