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🚀 TipOff #30: How to Find Your Mac’s Model Identifier Number

Sometimes it's not good enough to simply know that you have a 15" Macbook Pro from—I dunno—2012? No, maybe it's 2013... I can't remember... That's the problem if you are searching online for a memory upgrade or talking with Apple support, etc. You need the Model Identifier. Here's where it is: Apple > About This Mac > System Report In...


🚀 TipOff #29: Siri Commands: Call Me Sweetheart

Ever been called late for dinner? Wish someone would address you as Sweetheart? Well, with Siri you're in luck! Rather than hearing the dreaded reply "I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that," you can elicit the response "I'm...


🚀 TipOff #28: ⌦ Delete Forward Without a “Del” Key

This one is quick and easy, but something you may not know... Every keyboard has a delete/backspace key to delete backward, but if it doesn't have a "delete forward" key ⌦, simply hold the fn (function) key and press the...


🚀 TipOff #27: Mac Screen Sharing via Messages

Ever needed to help a friend or family member troubleshoot their Mac? Who hasn't? You can use Messages on your Mac to access someone else's screen and make the job easier. Open up Messages, select the name of the person...


🚀 TipOff #26: Disable Your Mac’s Startup Sound

Most Macs since 2016 no longer greet you with the iconic startup "chime" you grew to love (or hate). But if your Mac still renders the familiar tone—and you don't want to hear it when you boot up—simply hold the...


🚀 TipOff #25: Use Continuity Camera on a Mac

Continuity Camera was introduced with MacOS Mojave. Continuity Camera was introduced with MacOS Mojave. This feature allows users to take a picture or scan directly into a document with their iPhone or iPad. Continuity Camera can be used in any...

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