The February meeting of the Mac Users SIG (Special Interest Group) will be held Monday, February 25, 3 p.m. at Chota Rec Center (room D).
Following are a few items that might be of use to you.
What To Do About Those Mojave “App Is Not Optimized” Messages
After updating to Mojave, many Mac users see a message saying that an app they are trying to use needs to be updated and won’t work with future versions of macOS. By future versions, that means the next major update of macOS, probably coming in late 2019, not minor updates. Before then, you can update to a newer version of that app, or find an alternative app to use in its place. Read More…
The Most Powerful Keyboard Shortcut
The most powerful keyboard shortcut for your Mac is the Tab key. This single key helps you get around in windows, dialog boxes and even web pages. You can modify how it works in System Preferences and also in Safari’s preferences. Once you master using the Tab key you can speed up your computer use by keeping your hands on your keyboard more and using your mouse or trackpad less. Read More…
Mac Photos Editing Shortcuts
The photo editor in the Mac Photos app includes a lot of shortcuts that can help speed up editing, especially if you need to make adjustments to a range of photos. You can enter and exit editing mode quickly, move between photos without leaving the editor, jump to different editing modes, and compare the original to your adjustments easily. You can also fine-tune cropping and rotations. Read More…
4 Common Mistakes Mac Users Make When Trying To Search For Files
It is common to hear a Mac user complain that the file search function in macOS Finder doesn’t find files they know are present. The reason is often that the user has made one of these mistakes. When searching for a file, the search usually starts in the folder in which the user is currently looking. You need to change the scope of your search to look elsewhere as well. By default, searches look in the content of files as well as the file names, but you can narrow your search to only the file names. If you are looking for something other than a file’s content or name, you need to start the search differently. Many users search for files using Spotlight; but, if you know you want a file, then it is better to search with the Finder. Read More…
Tip: Get Notifications When Someone Replies To Your Email On iOS
When you compose an email in the iOS Mail app, you get a little bell icon next to the subject. Tap that to activate a special feature where you will get an iOS notification when someone replies to that message. Unfortunately, this only works on iOS, not Mac.
Thanks to Brent Grinder for sending the following link about the Adobe Flash scam. All of you should read it. https://securingtomorrow.mcafee.com/consumer/consumer-threat-notices/adobe-flash-scareware/.
Plus a few tidbits from Macworld: