For Mac Eyes Only – Hiking Into Yosemite

Episode #305

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: In part one of a series of specials on OS X Yosemite, Mike and Eric take a peek at what’s new in Yosemite’s System Preferences, give a first look at Notification Center’s new Today feature, investigate iCloud’s Family Sharing option, and begin to explore the updated interface of both Finder and Spotlight.
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How-To: Use the 30th Anniversary Mac Font

Lisa wrote to ask how to type the Macs found in Apple’s 30th Anniversary Font:

I thought (the 30th anniversary font) was really cute … but I don’t know how to use them! Any ideas? I clicked on MAC ICON font in Pages but I couldn’t get the images to come out.

So you’ve downloaded the “hidden” 30th Anniversary Font Apple’s using on their website to celebrate the Mac’s birthday this month, and now you’d like to use it in your documents?

Well, you’ve come to the right place Lisa! [Read more…]

FMEO Quick Tip Weekly – Log Out Automatically When Away

Quick Tip #134

If you’d like to add an extra layer of security to your Mac by having it log out automatically after you’ve stepped away, this week’s Quick Tip tells you how.

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Running Time: 1:48

FMEO Quick Tip Weekly – Managing Finder’s Places

Quick Tip #131

The Finder’s Places sidebar can be a powerful tool for gaining quick access to frequently used folders and files on your Mac. If you’ve ever wondered how to use the Places sidebar to the fullest, this week’s tip tells you how.

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Running Time: 2:32

FMEO Quick Tip Weekly – Can the CAPS

Quick Tip #127

Have you ever found yourself typing along when suddenly you BEGIN SHOUTING EVERYTHING YOU TYPE? Accidentally tapping the Caps Lock key is a common problem, but Caps Lock can be disabled, and this week’s tip tells you how.

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Running Time: 1:52