Another month with no Mac User meeting, but we might try to set up a Zoom meeting for January (Larry McJunckin says he can guide me through the process!). Big Sur should be out by then, so we’ll see what we can do.
If you have recently updated your MacOS (In Mojave, Catalina, or Big Sur), you should be running Safari 14. This video is quite informative.
In Safari 14 the new Start Page replaces Top Sites. The Start Page has several sections, including your Favorites, Frequently Visited sites and more. You can customize the Start Page to act much like the old Top Sites page, while also including your Reading List and iCloud Tabs pages.
I sent you a separate message on things new to iOS14, but the following is an “all-in-one.”
iOS 14: Guides, tips, tricks, and everything you need to know about Apple’s new iPhone OS
Bookmark this page to quickly find all of our tips, guides, and how-tos for all the new features in iOS 14.
The latest OS provides even more privacy related to how closely apps can track your location.
Customize Safari With These 10 Preferences
Safari has a lot of preferences but you can start customizing how it works by focusing on these 10. Change the behavior of what happens when you open a new window or tab, click on a link, or download a file. Also learn how to reduce clutter when typing in the address field.
3 Ways To Crop Photos On a Mac
You can crop a photo using the tools that come with every Mac. If the photo is in the Photos app, you can use the cropping function in the editing tools there. If the photo is an independent file, you can use Preview or Markup Tools to crop it.